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Brexit: 'I was asked to pay an extra £82 for my £200 coat'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 10:19
Shoppers buying items from Europe now have to pay customs or VAT charges on those above a certain value.
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Marmite maker Unilever to insist suppliers pay 'living wage'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:43
Unilever says that by 2030 suppliers must pay staff enough to cover a family's basic needs.
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Covid: House hunters travelling 'hundreds of miles' to view homes

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 00:53
Estate agents call for tougher measures - as buyers race to beat the end of the stamp duty holiday.
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Depop CEO says UK users are 'entrepreneurs’

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 15:29
Maria Raga, CEO of second-hand clothing app Depop, says users of the platform are “entrepreneurs”.
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Low-deposit mortgages return after Covid slump

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 13:41
There has been a fourfold increase in mortgage products for those offering a 10% deposit.
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Inflation: Cost of living up despite Covid Christmas curbs

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 10:06
The UK inflation rate jumps to 0.6% in December from 0.3% in November, led by higher transport costs.
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Scrapping £20 benefit could see Tories called 'nasty party' - Casey

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 09:17
The ex-government adviser said the Tories would be seen as the "nasty party" by ending the top-up.
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Covid: MPs criticise HMRC over gaps in support schemes

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 03:22
Out-of-date tax systems mean people are falling through the cracks for help, MPs say.
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HSBC to close 82 branches this year

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:46
The bank has named the branches that will close between April and September, but aims to avoid redundancies.
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Covid: Cash refusal 'creeping into UK economy'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 10:44
A survey by consumer group Which? raises concerns over coronavirus leading to more cashless stores.
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Barclays not liable for couple defrauded of £700,000

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 10:35
They thought they were assisting a fraud probe when they transferred cash to accounts in the UAE.
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Covid: Self-employed mothers 'deserve equal help'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 09:32
Campaigners say 75,000 women who took maternity leave are losing out on government Covid payments.
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Depop: 'I felt so violated when my account was hacked'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 00:07
Hackers are selling Depop app account details on the dark web for as little as 77p each online.
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Covid self-employment income support scheme unfair say mothers

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 00:05
Campaigners are bringing a judicial review for indirect sexual discrimination on Thursday.
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Universal Credit: Labour presses PM for action ahead of benefit vote

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/17/2021 - 23:19
Labour says the PM should give millions a helping hand by extending the £20 Universal Credit uplift.
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Covid-19: Parents with childcare issues 'must get right to furlough'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:57
Labour says legal duty on employers to grant requests would ease strain on families in lockdown.
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'It kind of makes debt cool – and it's not'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:04
Some MPs worry "buy now, pay later" services could be tempting online shoppers into overspending.
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Small businesses await Covid insurance case ruling

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:02
The Supreme Court ruling will define payouts for many thousands of firms affected by the first lockdown.
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Covid-19: Passengers told to check train times as routes cut

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:06
Services in England are being cut from 87% of normal levels to 72%, the Rail Delivery Group says.
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'Covid means we may lose our first home'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:05
First-time buyers are calling on the government to extend a Help to Buy deadline amid Covid-related delays.
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