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Motor insurance cost 'widens between sexes'

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:50
Insurers have been banned from using gender as a factor when setting premiums for the past four years.
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Lenders 'underestimate' risks of consumer debt, says Bank of England

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:02
UK banks could lose 20% of all consumer loans in a severe economic downturn, the Bank of England says.
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Uber using 'aggressive' tactics says Mayor

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:19
London Mayor Sadiq Khan says Uber is using 'aggressive' tactics with an 'army' of PR experts and lawyers.
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Labour pledges law to cut credit card debt

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 03:53
The party says it would limit the amount of interest that could be charged on credit card purchases.
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Labour to offer some women earlier retirement option

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:05
Hundreds of thousands of women born in the 1950s would be offered the option of a state pension at 64.
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Gender pay gap widens for managers

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:03
For the UK's 3.3 million managers, men earn more than a quarter more on average than women.
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Rounding up

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 00:10
The round £1 coin will no longer be legal tender from 16 October when shops can refuse to accept them.
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Two million couples missing out on tax break, says HMRC

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 23:37
Married couples - or those in civil partnerships - can claim a tax allowance worth £230 a year.
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Fake website fools Equifax staff

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:22
Equifax mistakenly directed some customers to a fake website via Twitter.
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Consumers told to stop buying 'fire-risk' fridges

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:00
The consumer group wants manufacturers to stop making fridges with flammable plastic backs
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Smartphone sales boom with over-55s

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 00:09
A study indicates that 71% of 55-to-75 year olds in the UK now own an app-capable handset.
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Young spend three times more on housing than grandparents

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 00:03
Young people are paying more to live in less space than previous generations, a think-tank says.
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Water companies pulled up over complaint calls

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 00:01
A complaints body says consumers had to make more than two million calls to resolve water issues.
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The cities where tens of thousands have problem debts

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:07
In some inner-city areas, more than a fifth of the population are missing bill payments.
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Number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts falls

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:00
Between April and June, 883,000 people were on contracts that do not guarantee work, a 2.2% fall.
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Pyramid selling

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:15
Low levels of education have fuelled the spread of illegal and harmful pyramid schemes in rural China.
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Male employees want flexible work too

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:06
Four fifths of men would like more control over their working hours to reduce commuting time or care for children.
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Women 'more likely to be paid less than minimum wage'

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:28
Two thirds of workers paid less than the minimum wage are female, the Low Pay Commission says.
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Universal Credit wait a key factor in rent arrears, says DWP report

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:33
Call for a pause in the roll-out of Universal Credit following the government's own report.
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Fine for PPI firm Your Money Rights Ltd's illegal calls

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:13
The Carmarthenshire-based company made 146 million calls to people over four months.
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