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Rishi Sunak plans 'mean that inequality will worsen'

BBC Money News Feed - 13 hours 14 min ago
Campaign groups say half a million people will fall into poverty because of Rishi Sunak's benefit changes.
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Women retirees win £2.7bn for underpaid pensions

BBC Money News Feed - 15 hours 12 min ago
About 200,000 pensions may get top-ups averaging £13,500 after nearly two decades of shortfalls.
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Budget 2021: Covid deaths set to cut state pension costs

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 17:58
Forecasts suggests inheritance tax receipts will also rise, partly due to over-65s dying of Covid
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Budget 2021: Million more set to pay income tax by 2026

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 16:04
People who get a pay rise between this April and 2026 may find themselves paying a higher rate of tax.
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Stamp duty holiday extended to end of June

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 14:47
After June there will be tapered relief for the next three months, the chancellor announces.
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Budget 2021: 10 ways Rishi Sunak's speech affects you

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 13:41
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget is packed with policies that will affect your finances. Here is a guide.
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Budget 2021: Contactless card limit will rise to £100

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 10:52
The move, taking effect later this year, will more than double the current limit of £45.
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Academics face battle over pension scheme deficit

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 09:13
Trustees of the Universities Superannuation Scheme say contributions must rise steeply.
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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to extend furlough scheme until September

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 07:44
The move will help millions of people, Rishi Sunak says, ahead of setting out his tax and spending plans.
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Funerals: Cold-calling ban among plans for pre-paid services

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 11:12
Stricter rules are proposed for when the sector is overseen by the UK's financial regulator.
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UK house prices see 'surprise' pick-up, says Nationwide

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 10:30
An unexpected acceleration in values last month pushed prices to a record high, the Nationwide says.
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Energy firms overcharged one million switching customers

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 10:01
Households were overcharged by a total of £7.2m when they should have been protected from price rises.
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Dozens of arts freelancers lose out on Covid support over tax 'error'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 00:05
Dozens of arts freelancers miss out on Covid support because of errors with their pay, Equity says.
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Budget 2021: Five things to look out for

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 00:01
Tax rises and an extension of Covid support are both tipped to be announced in this week’s Budget.
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Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 02/28/2021 - 00:04
Lower commuting costs, cancelled holidays and fewer meals out boost some bank accounts, a report says.
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Budget 2021: Mortgage guarantee to help buyers with 5% deposit

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 02/27/2021 - 12:23
The chancellor says public finances are facing a "challenge" from the impact of the pandemic.
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Loan shark fears as fewer investigations begin during Covid crisis

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 23:43
Illegal money lenders have been shaming non-payers on social media during the pandemic.
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Budget 2021: 'My £20 is a lifeline - don't take it away'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 00:02
A benefits top-up to help the poor survive lockdown is due to end - unless it is extended at the Budget.
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HMRC letters question Covid self-employment support grant claims

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:53
About 11,000 people will receive letters questioning whether they should have claimed the money.
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Furlough numbers climb sharply in January to 4.7 million

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:15
The number of people on furlough rises by 700,000 to 4.7 million after fresh lockdown measures imposed.
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