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UK interest rates rise to the highest since 2009

Thu, 05/05/2022 - 12:11
The Bank of England raises interest rates to 1% from 0.75% as it tries to stem the pace of rising prices.
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Halifax apologises after interest rate email blunder

Wed, 05/04/2022 - 12:37
Halifax has said sorry after it incorrectly said the Bank of England had raised interest rates.
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Klarna shopping habits will affect credit score

Wed, 05/04/2022 - 11:47
The buy-now-pay later firm will share data with credit agencies which could help or hinder loans.
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Energy firms face deadline in review of direct debit hikes

Tue, 05/03/2022 - 16:53
Some companies have three weeks to respond to accusations they have set direct debits too high.
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Post office workers to go on strike over pay

Tue, 05/03/2022 - 00:14
Post Offices will see 114 sites close for 24 hours as staff walk out, impacting cash deliveries.
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Law firm says staff can work from home - for 20% less pay

Mon, 05/02/2022 - 18:15
Staff can choose to work remotely, but will have their pay cut, says city law firm Stephenson Harwood.
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Buyers revive interest in city flats after return to office

Sun, 05/01/2022 - 00:31
Interest in flats is overtaking demand for terraced homes with the return to office work, research suggests.
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Prepay energy customers disconnect over price rises

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 17:30
A record number of households have stopped topping up their pay-as-you go meters, Citizens Advice says.
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House prices up 12% but rises expected to slow, says Nationwide

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 11:40
In all but one month of the past year, annual property price growth has been over 10%, the Nationwide says.
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Energy prices: Fears and cutbacks as hike hits disabled families

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 02:08
Parents of disabled children say they fear rising energy prices could make their condition worse.
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'I'm in work but I need to use a food bank'

Wed, 04/27/2022 - 00:06
The Trussell Trust charity expects food poverty to worsen in the UK as the cost of living crisis deepens.
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Cost of living crisis: Changes to childcare and MOT rules considered to help budgets

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 16:53
Reducing the cost of looking after children was among the suggestions posed by ministers at a cabinet meeting.
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People reliant on cash risk being cut adrift, Which? says

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 11:04
Consumer group Which? has written to the Treasury calling for urgent action to protect access to cash.
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Shoppers could face £271 rise in annual food bills

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 09:03
Customers are turning to discount retailers as food prices continue to rise, research suggests.
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Price rises trigger shift from saving to borrowing

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 10:59
More people are unable to save than at any time in the past two years, official figures suggest.
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Asda and Morrisons cut prices as supermarkets fight for customers

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 09:02
Morrisons and Asda launch new promotions as households face pressure from the rising cost of living.
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Isles of Scilly's last remaining bank closes

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 07:20
Lloyds Bank is closing on Monday with customers being told to use the Post Office instead.
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Airlines should be fined for refund delays, MPs say

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 02:00
Passengers hit by international travel disruption should be better protected, a report concludes.
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Pension fraudsters jailed after £13m scam

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 17:45
Victims have lost a lifetime's pension savings, telling the BBC they have little hope of retiring.
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Work from home to beat Putin, says EU

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:41
Plan urges citizens to cut energy use to reduce money flowing to Russia
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