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Appointment-only late afternoon banking at Santander

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/21/2022 - 14:57
Branches will only be open until mid-afternoon, after which customers will need a booking, the bank says.
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Pandemic lockdowns boosted trend to use less make-up

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/21/2022 - 00:45
A survey of 10,000 British women by retail analyst Kantar has revealed big changes to beauty routines.
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'Catastrophic winter' warning without help on energy bills

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/20/2022 - 13:05
Soaring energy bills will cause problems without fresh help for those struggling, bodies have warned.
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Fake reviews to be illegal under new rules

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 22:36
The government has also announced people will be able to opt out of subscriptions more easily.
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Bulb boss 'very sorry' for energy firm's collapse

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 15:11
Hayden Wood, the co-founder of Bulb, says the firm couldn't cope with rising wholesale gas prices.
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Fridge-freezer prices up by 30%, says retail boss

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 14:16
White goods prices are up a third since last year and set to climb higher, says Appliances Direct boss.
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Half-price train tickets sale as travel costs criticised

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 08:58
The move was announced to boost numbers on trains, which have not yet returned to pre-pandemic levels.
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Households cancel streaming services to cut costs, report says

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 04/18/2022 - 10:13
The rise in the cost of living has led to more households cutting their subscription services.
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Christmas savings clubs money to be protected by new laws

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 04/18/2022 - 00:01
The government wants shoppers' money to be protected even if the scheme they are in goes bust.
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'Flooding meant I could only reach my home by boat'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 00:11
Under a new scheme, money will be available for work on flood-hit properties to prevent repeat damage.
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Inflation: Five things driving up prices at record rates

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/13/2022 - 17:28
Petrol, furniture, sunflower oil and milk are among the products increasing in price.
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Soaring petrol costs drive inflation to 30-year high

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/13/2022 - 09:44
Prices went up by 7% in the 12 months to March, as food and fuel costs continued to climb.
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Biggest squeeze for public sector pay in 20 years

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 11:16
The spending power of an average public sector salary has seen its biggest drop on record.
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Shop sales slow as people rein in spending

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 04/12/2022 - 09:00
Sales growth in March slowed due to people tightening their personal budgets, new figures show.
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Benefits and state pension increase outpaced by rising prices

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 04/11/2022 - 11:36
An increase of 3.1% comes into force but prices are rising faster, leading to warnings from charities.
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The microchip implants that let you pay with your hand

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 04/11/2022 - 00:01
You can now get a payment chip injected beneath your skin, turning you into a human bank card.
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House price squeeze: 'I bid dozens of times but lost'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/08/2022 - 22:02
Surging home prices have created a spiralling cost of living crisis in the US.
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'I look for jobs every day but don't have the training'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/08/2022 - 00:05
Can France's next leader do more to tackle soaring unemployment and a lack of skilled workers?
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House price rise since first lockdown revealed

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/07/2022 - 11:52
Strong demand and a lack of homes on the market have pushed up property values, the Halifax says.
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National Insurance: What will tax changes cost me?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 11:38
A new health and social care tax is being introduced, with further changes in July.
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