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Wonga collapses into administration

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 18:40
The payday lender's collapse follows a surge in compensation claims amid a government clampdown.
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Wonga: Will my debt be written off and other questions answered

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 18:37
Payday lender Wonga has collapsed, but what does this mean for borrowers and compensation claimants?
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Unmarried mother Siobhan McLaughlin wins Supreme Court benefit case

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 18:03
Siobhan McLaughlin argued she should get the benefits denied to her after the death of her partner of 23 years.
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Plastic bags: Charge set to rise to 10p and be extended to all shops

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 15:28
All shops in England would have to implement the charge under proposals announced by the PM.
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PwC tells new staff they can choose what hours to work

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 09:40
Accountancy giant PwC gives some new recruits the option to work the hours they want.
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Wonga payday firm stops offering new loans

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 09:01
The payday lender says it is continuing to "assess its options" as it teeters on the brink of collapse.
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Wonga: Where have all the borrowers gone?

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:05
Wonga is on the brink and other short-term lenders have collapsed - but where have their customers gone?
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Fewer families where no-one working

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 14:14
The proportion of households where no-one is working is at its lowest point for more than 20 years.
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One year left for PPI compensation claims

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:58
A total of £31.9bn has already been paid out in one of the UK's biggest ever financial scandals.
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British Gas pays £2.65m over invalid fees and charges

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 08:05
Regulator Ofgem says refunds and compensations were owed for wrongly charging users switching suppliers.
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Pension transfers 'too generous', says regulator

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 01:06
Regulator warns that generous lump sum payouts could be putting pension funds at risk.
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Who says toys are just for kids?

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:52
From Lego to model railways, the popularity and spending on toys and games is rising among adults.
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Would it matter if chequebooks ran out?

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 14:21
Debate over the future of cheques has been prompted amid a pay dispute among cheque printing workers.
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What's gone wrong with payday lender Wonga?

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 23:59
The payday lender says it is considering "all options" following reports the firm could collapse.
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Loyal customers 'pay £75 extra' for insurance

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 23:58
Customers who stick with the same home insurance provider pay £75 extra per year, research finds.
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Food prices 'to rise 5%' because of extreme weather

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:28
Meat, vegetable and dairy prices are tipped to rise imminently because of weather extremes seen in 2018.
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Belgium shop fined for discriminating against male job-seeker

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 12:54
A Belgian man gets damages after a clothes shop told him it wanted a woman stock manager.
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Scottish Power to raise energy prices

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 12:11
The energy supplier says it will increase its standard variable gas and electricity prices in October.
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Ryanair brings in new rules on cabin bags

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 23:51
From November new fees will apply for medium-sized bags in order to "improve punctuality".
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