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Thomas Cook 'racing to finalise rescue deal'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:07
The troubled travel firm is understood to be in last minute negotiations with bondholders.
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‘No one asks new dads how they’re feeling at work’

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 22:00
Companies are doing more to support working dads but may overlook postnatal mental illness in men.
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Customers in the dark over pawnbroker closures

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:15
Albemarle & Bond and Herbert Brown stores have closed their doors, but a helpline is unanswered.
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Pound climbs to highest level since July

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:19
Sterling rises as traders believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit is receding.
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SSE-Ovo deal creates new UK energy giant

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 08:15
The transfer of 3.5 million SSE customers will make Ovo the UK's second largest energy firm.
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Why your smart meter may not be so smart after all

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 00:07
Nearly a third of all energy companies fitting smart meters are still installing old technology.
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Sainsbury's pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 00:06
The supermarket is asking the public for ideas on how best to reduce its packaging.
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Whirlpool tumble dryer recall uncovers 65,000 dangerous machines

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 00:05
Despite the full recall, hundreds of thousands of fire-prone machines may remain in UK homes.
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‘My boss lets me set my own salary’

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 00:05
How picking your own pay has become the latest employment perk.
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Four-day work week unrealistic, says Labour-commissioned report

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:30
A Labour-commissioned report says people should work fewer hours, but capping their hours will not work.
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'Children sleep through alarms' BBC programme finds

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 01:00
A BBC investigation has found that many children don't wake at the sound of an alarm.
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'Ban kids from loot box gambling in games'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 00:37
In-game spending should be regulated by gambling laws and loot boxes banned for children, they say.
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British Airways says services getting back to normal as strike ends

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 09:37
The airline says 90% of flights will operate as usual on Wednesday as it recovers from pilots' strike.
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Bailiffs 'used more to chase unpaid parking fines'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 00:03
Cases have risen by 21% in two years, analysis suggests, but councils say the use of bailiffs is justified.
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Sainsbury's reinstalls tills in till-free store

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 15:18
An experiment in shopping via app reveals consumers are not quite ready for till-free grocery buying.
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Wage growth stays strong as unemployment falls

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
Earnings continue to outstrip inflation and the employment rate remains at a record high.
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Why are people shopping online late at night?

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 09:42
Retailers are seeing a spike in British consumers shopping online for products from 22:00 to 02:00.
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Man spends £30,000 fighting £100 speeding fine

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 01:17
Richard Keedwell "simply wanted justice" but has lost his savings and his sons' inheritance money.
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Lloyds facing up to £1.8bn in fresh PPI costs

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:08
The bank becomes the latest UK lender to be hit with extra costs from a late rush of PPI claims.
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British Airways strike due to start at midnight

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 10:11
British Airways pilots are to begin a two-day strike, with passengers told not to go to airports.
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