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‘My dream home hangs in the balance’

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 05:54
Government advice to "postpone a move if at all possible" amid the coronavirus outbreak has left many plans in flux.
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Rent-to-own giant Brighthouse close to collapse

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:03
Some 2,400 staff face the loss of their jobs as the company is expected to fall into administration.
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Coronavirus: Key workers allowed to carry over holiday

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:25
"Use it or lose it" annual leave rules scrapped for essential workers needed to combat coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Minister defends wait for self-employed bailout

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 12:52
Some people who fall outside the terms of the rescue grants say their hopes have been dashed.
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Coronavirus: Tesco restricts online orders to 80 items each

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 11:11
It is the latest in a series of measures to safeguard people and supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.
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‘I’m devastated there’s no support for me’

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 21:38
Some self-employed workers will fall through the net, while others say they need the help sooner.
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Coronavirus: What help will self-employed get from government?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 17:19
What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?
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Coronavirus: Weekly house buying interest slumps 40%

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 16:03
Property listing websites say buyers are pausing decisions as the government cautions against moving.
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Postmasters 'rejoice' as convictions appeal granted

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:47
Dozens were accused of stealing money, with some jailed, after the Post Office introduced a new IT system.
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Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:31
MPs have criticised banks for asking business owners to put their own property up to secure loans.
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Coronavirus: Drivers to get six-month emergency MOT extension

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:55
The exemption comes into force on 30 March which means vehicles due an MOT before then must take it.
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Coronavirus: The newly jobless struggle to claim benefits

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:56
The system is reeling as hundreds of thousands of people, suddenly without work, try to claim support.
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Coronavirus: Supermarkets limit shoppers as rules tighten

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 18:24
Shops have brought in a host of measures following the introduction of strict new government curbs.
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Coronavirus: Self-employed bailout ‘problematic’

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 17:42
Rishi Sunak refuses to commit to a precise date for help, saying there are issues about the fairness.
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Coronavirus: Bank branches close as virus affects access

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 13:29
Customers should only call phone lines for the most urgent need, to allow vulnerable people to get through.
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Coronavirus: ‘How is £94 a week going to pay anyone’s bills?’

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 00:48
Freelance gig economy workers say they cannot survive on the support offered by the government.
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Commuters to get refund on rail season tickets

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 08:04
The government is refunding the cost of season tickets for workers staying at home over virus fears.
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Coronavirus: Government to pay up to 80% of workers' wages

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 19:54
The chancellor says employees who cannot work will receive 80% of their salary, up to £2,500 a month.
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Coronavirus: Chancellor prepares wage package rescue plan

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 09:41
Rishi Sunak is expected to launch a fresh package of measures to try to protect millions of UK jobs.
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Coronavirus: ‘If you can’t work, what do you do?’

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 07:23
Self-employed workers say they urgently need help to survive the financial impacts of the pandemic.
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