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Petrol retailers told to pass on fuel duty cut

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 22:12
The government wants to ensure companies pass on tax cuts to motorists as diesel prices hit new highs.
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Warning poorest households are struggling to get £150 energy rebate

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 00:00
Fuel poverty charity warns that low income households will wait longest for £150 council tax rebate.
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Diesel prices reach record of over £1.80 a litre

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 11:30
The RAC says prices rose to just over £1.80 a litre after the previous record was set in March.
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Energy bills shake-up plans to smooth price rises

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 09:02
Ofgem says a review every three months would allow households to benefit sooner from falling prices.
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Ryanair warns prices to rise for European summer trips

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 08:58
Michael O'Leary warns high demand for European beach holidays will mean price rises.
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NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:12
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say.
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'We use pawnbrokers to be able to pay for food'

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 12:36
People on low incomes are pawning their possessions to pay for essentials, a report suggests.
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Cost of living: Renters search for tenancies with bills included

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 00:04
The rising cost of essentials such as gas and electricity means tenants want rents to cover bills.
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Cost of living: 'Rent rises mean I want my landlord to evict me'

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 12:13
Single mum Amy Jones is willing to risk homelessness so she can be considered for social housing.
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Windfall tax on energy firms still an option

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 15:07
Officials say Rishi Sunak is still open to the idea if energy firms do not reinvest their profits in the UK.
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Energy bills set to rise again in October, regulator warns

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 13:46
Jonathan Brearley says it is a matter of life and death if some people cannot afford energy bills.
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Cost of living: 1.5m UK households will struggle to pay bills - report

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 09:05
Rising prices and higher taxes are squeezing Britons' budgets, according to researchers.
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Queen's Speech: Government turning its back on workers, unions say

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 12:08
The TUC says the omission of an Employment Bill from the Queen's Speech will see "bad bosses celebrating".
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Universal credit switchover is a bad move, say charities

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 00:51
A forced move to universal credit, which begins on Monday, raises fears for vulnerable claimants.
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Cost of living: Rise in Britons saying they skip meals or go hungry

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 00:02
The number of those struggling to buy food rises by 57% in three months, according to a survey.
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Families face debt squeeze as prices keep rising

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 22:30
Cost of living pressures mean a likely resurgence in people struggling to repay existing debt, a charity warns.
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New energy firms took high risk strategy - report

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 16:28
A report into regulation when 30 energy companies went bust exposes failures by Ofgem.
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House prices hit new record but growth set to slow

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 11:23
Prices rise 1.1% in April but interest rates and inflation will dampen the market, says the Halifax.
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Screen-sharing scams on the rise, watchdog warns

Thu, 05/05/2022 - 14:53
New report claims fraudsters are using screen-sharing tools to gain victims' trust and then steal money.
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Interest rates: What are they and how high could they go?

Thu, 05/05/2022 - 13:36
The Bank rate is one of the main tools used to keep the UK economy growing steadily.
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