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Coronavirus: UK interest rates slashed to lowest level ever

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Coronavirus: Stocks plunge despite global central bank action

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 09:37
FTSE 100 dives 7% despite central banks announcing a co-ordinated effort to ease the coronavirus impact.
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Coronavirus: Insurers limiting travel protection

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 13:16
A growing number of new policies will not cover trip cancellation or disruption resulting from the virus
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Europe's share markets rise as global sell-off eases

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 09:26
Friday's partial recovery follows the biggest one-day falls in the US and UK since Black Monday in 1987.
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Coronavirus: How hackers are preying on fears of Covid-19

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 00:59
How to spot five of the biggest email phishing scams based around Covid-19 concerns.
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Is this the digital future for Bank of England banknotes?

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 15:56
The Bank of England is considering the introduction of electronic banknotes for use by consumers and firms.
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Coronavirus: Global stocks plunge as coronavirus fears spread

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 14:17
European markets are facing their worst ever daily loss after shares around the world plunged.
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Coronavirus prompts LV to suspend travel cover

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 00:13
LV says it will pause the sale of travel insurance but existing customers will still be covered.
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Budget 2020: VAT on e-books and newspapers scrapped

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 15:11
The chancellor's decision is welcomed by publishers but does not extend to audiobooks.
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Budget 2020: What it means for you

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 14:15
The Budget focused on coronavirus, but here is what it means for your financial health.
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Budget 2020: Chancellor unveils £30bn coronavirus package

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 14:08
Coronavirus likely to bring a "temporary disruption" to the UK economy the chancellor says, in his first Budget.
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Budget 2020: Drinks tax frozen as distilleries get boost

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 13:57
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has offered tax relief for small pubs and support for Scotch whisky firms.
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