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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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Coronavirus: UK interest rates slashed to lowest level ever

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 17:14
The Bank bumps up its measures to support the UK economy.
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Coronavirus: UK urged to pay for workers' wages

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 16:41
The Chancellor's offer of government backed emergency loans was not enough to stop firms shedding jobs.
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Coronavirus: Energy bill help for vulnerable amid outbreak

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 09:48
Prepayment meter customers may get credit through the post or funds automatically added to their meter.
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Coronavirus: Pound plunges to its lowest level in over 30 years

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 22:12
The pound falls to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, trading at $1.15.
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Coronavirus: Call to lift benefits to help renters

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 16:19
Leading charity demands higher benefit rates and non-repayable advance payments to help renters in hardship.
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Coronavirus: No insurance cover for most virus-hit businesses

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/17/2020 - 15:55
Most would not have been entitled to compensation, even if the government had ordered them to close.
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Amazon: Staff told to work overtime as virus spikes demand

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/17/2020 - 14:15
Unions say the retailer is putting "profit before safety" as it tells some warehouse staff to work overtime.
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Coronavirus: Landlords urged to go easy on tenants over rent

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/17/2020 - 00:00
Stretched tenants should be given leeway to pay at a later date, a landlords' association says.
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Airlines slash more flights as coronavirus hits

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/16/2020 - 10:58
Ryanair says it may have to ground its entire fleet, while the owner of BA cuts 75% of its capacity
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