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Amazon removes magnetic putty from website over arsenic fears

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 15:39
A magnetic putty toy is no longer on sale after dangerous levels of arsenic were found in a product.
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Personal insolvencies rise for the second year running

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:00
Nearly 100,000 individuals were declared insolvent in 2017 - a number last seen three years previously
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50 Cent forgot he had a stash of Bitcoin now worth $8m

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 15:49
The rapper forgot about an agreement to accept Bitcoin payments as part of a record deal.
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Apprenticeship levy is not working, employers say

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 15:37
A new levy is yet to increase the number of people training as apprentices, new figures suggest.
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Mortgage approvals at the lowest for five years

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:46
In December, UK banks approved just 36,115 mortgages - the lowest since April 2013
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Pension probe

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 00:38
A look at the growing efforts to make investment funds and pension schemes to reveal any hidden costs.
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Truffle tree pension scam cost victims tens of thousands

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 12:22
On average, 245 people lost £55,000 each, after being persuaded to invest in scam pension schemes.
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Car insurance premiums rise for nine successive quarters

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 00:37
Car insurance premiums have risen each quarter since the end of 2015, says the insurance industry.
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More small businesses get access to Financial Ombudsman

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:45
Businesses with up to 50 employees will soon be able to use the Ombudsman Service to settle disputes with banks.
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PM to stop private sector 'pension abuse'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:28
Theresa May says the government will stamp out abuses of workers' pensions in failing companies.
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Government introduces new product safety office

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 00:01
The move comes after concerns over faulty appliances linked to several fires, including Grenfell.
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ATM shake-up could leave many without cash, consumer group warns

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:40
People in remote areas could be left with little or no access to cash, says consumer group Which?
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Task force to support Carillion-hit firms

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:55
The government will co-ordinate a meeting later aimed at supporting business and workers affected.
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How did UK households budget in 1957?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:01
Housing took a much smaller share of incomes 60 years ago, but food and fashion cost more, says the ONS.
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Are the days of loyalty cards numbered after Tesco's change?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:26
Tesco's decision to alter its Clubcard scheme may be a sign of more change ahead, experts predict.
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Gender pay gap 'widens as women get older'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:01
The ONS finds the gender pay gap increased from 40 onwards, peaking between 50 and 59.
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Carillion: Are pensions on the brink?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:49
How many pensions are in deficit and does it matter?
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Uber to introduce limit on drivers' hours

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:42
Drivers who do not take a long enough break will not be able to log in to the app and take trips.
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OnePlus phone company investigates card fraud claims

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:12
More than 200 people report seeing fraudulent charges following a purchase via the OnePlus site.
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Tesco Clubcard changes anger customers

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:05
The supermarket giant drops the value of some of its rewards and raises some of the others.
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