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Budget 2021: Mortgage guarantee to help buyers with 5% deposit

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 02/27/2021 - 12:23
The chancellor says public finances are facing a "challenge" from the impact of the pandemic.
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Loan shark fears as fewer investigations begin during Covid crisis

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 23:43
Illegal money lenders have been shaming non-payers on social media during the pandemic.
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Budget 2021: 'My £20 is a lifeline - don't take it away'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 00:02
A benefits top-up to help the poor survive lockdown is due to end - unless it is extended at the Budget.
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HMRC letters question Covid self-employment support grant claims

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:53
About 11,000 people will receive letters questioning whether they should have claimed the money.
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Furlough numbers climb sharply in January to 4.7 million

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:15
The number of people on furlough rises by 700,000 to 4.7 million after fresh lockdown measures imposed.
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Npower app attack exposed customers' bank details

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:35
The energy provider, owned by Eon, reports a breach to the UK's data watchdog.
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UK 4G smartphone owners may be due £480m pay-out

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 00:03
Some 29 million people in the UK could be entitled to up to £30 back on Apple or Samsung smartphones.
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Fraudsters stepped up efforts in new year, HMRC figures show

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 15:00
Con-artists claimed people could receive a tax rebate or a grant, as they tried to steal financial details.
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Covid lockdown: 'My closed hair salons cost me £1,000 a day'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 10:03
The hair and beauty industry is calling for a cut in VAT to help mend the sector's finances.
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Cladding: Fire safety bill could leave leaseholders 'bankrupt'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 09:40
Campaigners are backing a rebellion by Tory MPs to ensure leaseholders are protected from extra costs.
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Budget 2021: 'I've been furloughed twice in one year'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 00:01
More support for jobs is expected in Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget, but will it be enough?
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'Coins can inspire people to look into the past'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 02/22/2021 - 00:19
BBC News website readers share their old coin collections and the stories behind them.
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HSBC fraud helpline's 20-hour wait 'disgraceful'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 02/20/2021 - 01:58
The daughter of a fraud victim says it took hours to speak to staff after thousands were stolen from her father's bank account.
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Uber drivers are workers not self employed, Supreme Court rules

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/19/2021 - 11:05
Long running court battle ends with ruling ride hailing app drivers are workers not self-employed.
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'We can't get a refund for our £980 flights'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/19/2021 - 00:01
Holidaymakers prevented from flying by travel restrictions or lockdowns may not be entitled to a refund.
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Broadband credit score mistake 'cost me thousands'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:02
Omar Khalid says a mistake by broadband provider Virgin Media damaged his credit score for years.
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Rent debt crisis 'could lead to homelessness'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:01
Half a million renters could lose their home without financial help, warn debt charities, lenders and landlords.
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'I'm paying £3,400 for student housing I can't use'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:01
Maya Cooper is one of the students collectively charged £1bn for accommodation they can't use.
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House prices up 8.5% in 2020 amid tax holiday

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/17/2021 - 11:07
Prices climbed at their fastest annual rate since October 2014, official figures show.
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Inflation: Cost of living up in January amid coronavirus curbs

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 02/17/2021 - 07:23
Prices rose by 0.7% in the 12 months to January in the UK, up from 0.6% to December.
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