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Taxpayers treated unfairly by HMRC, says House of Lords report

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:01
HMRC's powers on tackling tax avoidance are undermining justice, according to a House of Lords committee.
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Debt despair: 'I’m just going to end it'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 19:30
Steve Goddard is one of 100,000 people in England each year who attempt suicide because of money worries.
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'I've been made redundant five times'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:06
What impact is turmoil in the retail sector having on workers and their families?
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Pampered pups: Is the 'pooch pound' out of control?

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 00:29
The "humanisation" of dogs is driving a booming market in upmarket dog food, accessories and services.
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Want to shop online? Best have a mobile signal

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 22:08
Banks are introducing passwords sent to your mobile phone, a problem if you don't have coverage.
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Is the shopping centre ready to check out?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 22:03
They were once visions of the future, but are shopping centres now past their sell-by date?
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'I got paid less than my colleagues for doing the same work'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 22:00
Resolution Foundation finds agency workers are paid £400 a year less than directly employed colleagues
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26-30 railcard: 'I'll be £450 worse off because of delay'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 17:58
The launch of the new 26-30 railcard has been delayed slightly, meaning some millennials will miss out.
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Women's state pension changes to get legal review

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 15:51
A group representing women born in the 1950s wins the right to a judicial review of state pension changes.
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Rail fares to rise by 3.1% in January

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:36
Unions criticise the increase, calling it a "kick in the teeth" for passengers.
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'Subdued' demand from house buyers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:07
Analysts say Brexit uncertainty is also making buyers cautious, as house prices rise by 1.9% in a year.
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Carphone Warehouse faces Black Friday backlash

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 16:35
Problems with credit checks led some customers to be wrongly refused smartphone contracts.
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Smart meter fitting slows as deadline looms

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 15:03
Fewer smart meters are being fitted despite the government insisting all homes will have one by 2020.
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'My mum's funeral costs were extortionate'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:49
The UK's £2bn funeral sector now faces a major investigation by competition authorities as costs rise.
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Why maternity leave can be harder and lonelier than you imagine

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:12
Maternity leave is often seen as an idyllic time but the reality is much harder, says BBC presenter Emma Barnett.
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'Opaque' tax system leads to scams

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:02
Ordinary taxpayers are the weak point in the battle against fraud, an expert says, but they should not be blamed.
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Estate agent 'demanding money to view properties'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:01
Prospective tenants at one letting agency have been asked for money in order to view rental properties.
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Brexit: What is an economic forecast?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:36
The government has published its forecasts on Brexit, so how do they work?
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Cost of 118 calls to be capped after charges soar

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:05
Most popular directory inquiries service charges more than £11 for a 90 second call, regulator says.
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The people who return most of what they buy

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:57
Serial returners are raising costs for struggling shops, but why do they do it and what should shops do?
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