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Hebrides: Life on beautiful islands with the UK's worst fuel poverty

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 00:49
The Hebridean islands already face higher living costs, and locals are braced for the worst.
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Big regional divide on some energy bill charges

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 00:00
Rises in standing charges on electricity bills will vary significantly according to where people live.
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Electric cars: Five big questions answered

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 03/26/2022 - 23:46
The electric car revolution is speeding up but what do buyers really want to know?
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Spring Statement: Is this really the biggest personal tax cut for 25 years?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/25/2022 - 02:42
The Spring Statement cut some taxes but, overall, the government has raised taxes in the past year.
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Funeral firm collapses leaving fears over payments

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 12:13
Safe Hands, which has 45,000 customers in the UK, sold funeral plans that may no longer be honoured.
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More than a million to be pushed into poverty, says think tank

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 10:50
Boris Johnson hints at more help for hard-pressed families amid a backlash against Rishi Sunak's mini-Budget.
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My Job: 'Covid has made it impossible to switch off'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 00:14
Ed Kendall qualified as a social worker in 2019 and has started a role focusing on safeguarding.
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Spring Statement: Rishi Sunak vows to cut income tax before 2024 election

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 15:55
The chancellor blunts the National Insurance rise, but Labour says it is not enough to help cost of living.
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Fuel duty cut by 5p a litre to help motorists

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:43
The cut will come into force at 6pm on Wednesday as drivers struggle with record fuel prices.
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Deplorable scam emails fake fundraising for Ukraine

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 10:30
Action Fraud warns of fake emails asking for donations to victims of the war.
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Inflation hits new 30-year high ahead of Sunak statement

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 07:57
Inflation hit 6.2% in February, laying bare the challenge the chancellor faces ahead of his Spring Statement.
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Citizens Advice calls for inquiry into ethnicity impact on car insurance pricing

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 13:54
The regulator says insurers face challenging questions, but firms say ethnicity never affects prices.
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Disabled people struggling to pay fuel bills could double

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 00:03
Charities estimate 2.1 million people with disabilities will be in fuel poverty if bills hit £3,000 a year.
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Spring Statement: What to expect on fuel, pensions and benefits

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/21/2022 - 14:02
The Ukraine war and rising living prices means Rishi Sunak faces pressure to take fresh action to help.
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Chancellor must do more to help poorest households, charity says

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/21/2022 - 07:58
One debt charity is calling on Rishi Sunak to increase benefits in line with the rising cost of living.
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Loan sharks trap poorest as cost of living crisis bites

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/21/2022 - 00:40
Illegal lenders in England are preying on the most vulnerable in society, says a report.
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Money: £19bn in old UK banknotes and coins not cashed in

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 03/20/2022 - 15:37
Paper £20 and £50 notes cannot be used after September this year but can still be exchanged.
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Cost of living: Calls for targeted help to cut energy bills

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/18/2022 - 22:42
Millions of people may have to spend less on food and clothing to afford higher bills, an energy boss says.
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Ukraine war: Fraudsters exploit crisis to steal money

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/18/2022 - 00:20
Fraudsters are masquerading as victims of the war in Ukraine to trick people into sending money.
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Interest rates rise again to counter higher prices

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 13:46
Bank of England increases rates for the third time in four months as the cost of living rises.
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