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Travel insurers criticised over extent of Covid cover

15 hours 40 min ago
Travel insurance offering "complete" cover for Covid-related disruption is barely available, says Which?.
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Renting now cheaper than buying a home, Hamptons says

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 00:45
There are only four regions in the UK where it is cheaper to buy a home than to rent a property.
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From garden chairs to boxes: Five items in short supply

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 22:09
A combination of Covid, Brexit and the Suez Canal delays threaten to disrupt supplies this summer.
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Bid to use criminal cash to refund scam victims

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 11:09
A survey suggests such a move would be popular, but the money available would be insufficient.
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The mystery of the UK's missing workers

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 00:04
Why are many firms reporting staff shortages when so many people are still unemployed?
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Travellers at mercy of rogue testing firms, says Which?

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 00:05
Consumer group Which? says private testing firms are quoting misleading prices and lack regulatory oversight.
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Hospitality workers priced out of UK tourism hotspots

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 00:04
Workers are finding accommodation scarce as landlords cash in on the UK holiday boom.
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Home movers dominate mortgage borrowing

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 12:22
A record proportion of mortgage lending was made to home movers during a surge in the UK housing market.
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Workers' watchdog could ban sweat-shop clothes

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 09:48
New body planned to enforce workers' rights - with threat of harsher action if firms don't comply.
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Stay-at-home holidaymakers warned of summer products shortage

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:37
UK importers say they are still waiting for goods stuck on container ships in other parts of the world.
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Klarna insists buy-now-pay-later is better than costly credit cards

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 11:52
The buy-now-pay-later company claims its products stop people getting into steep debt.
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House prices jump 9.5% as buyers seek larger homes, Halifax says

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 10:36
Halifax said prices were boosted by the government's stamp duty holiday, which ends this month.
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Indoor dining boost drowned out by record May rain

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 09:38
Footfall on UK High Streets and shopping centres was "muted" despite indoor hospitality reopening.
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Petrol prices at highest in two years, says RAC

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 00:01
Fuel prices are climbing as economies reopen and energy prices soar.
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Delay removing dangerous cladding ‘soul destroying’

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 00:06
The government will miss a June deadline to complete applications for £5bn of funding to remove cladding.
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Shopping bills set to rise this autumn, says BRC

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 00:06
Consumers face rising bills in the autumn as costs climb and Brexit red tape increases
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Why house prices are rising so fast in a pandemic

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 00:05
House prices are increasing at their fastest rate for more than a decade. These graphics explain why.
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Amigo faces collapse after failed bid to cap payouts

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 09:53
Compensation payments to customers remain halted while the sub-prime lender considers its options.
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House prices jump 10.9% as 'race for space' intensifies

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 09:05
Prices in the year to May were the strongest for seven years as buyers seek gardens and more space, Nationwide says.
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Whiplash: New rules to crackdown on fraudulent insurance claims

Mon, 05/31/2021 - 01:34
The reforms will save millions of motorists £35 a year in reduced premiums, the government says.
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