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Amazon apologises for 'threats' to customer

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 18:14
Amazon has apologised to a customer, who believed he was sent coded death threats by an employee.
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Steel pensions: Stephen Kinnock calls for flexibility

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:21
As steelworkers face a big pensions decision, an MP warns over a lack of flexibility in the system.
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UK incomes see sluggish growth

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:04
Real disposable incomes in the UK grew just 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017.
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Apple changes rules on app 'loot boxes'

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 00:04
Customers will now have to be told how likely they are to get certain in-game items, says Apple.
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Shell enters UK household energy market

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 15:19
The oil giant is to buy the UK energy firm First Utility, which supplies 825,000 homes.
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Toys R Us staves off collapse after rescue talks

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 15:02
Last-minute talks with pension watchdog secure £9.8m pension fund injection, but stores will close.
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Leaseholds banned on new-build houses in England

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:47
The ban follows thousands of complaints from leaseholders who bought new houses in England.
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Estate agents stretching the facts, say regulators

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 16:09
In one case, a flat with "beautifully maintained grounds" turned out to be more like a building site.
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HMRC warns on iTunes gift card scam

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:56
Hundreds of people over 65 have been ripped off by fraudsters who tell them to buy gift vouchers.
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UK homes to get faster broadband by 2020

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 09:06
Homes and businesses to have a legal right to demand access to high-speed broadband by 2020.
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Banks late with data 'revolution'

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:01
Five out of nine banks ordered to be ready for Open Banking by mid-January will miss the deadline.
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Mobile phones: Send a text to end your contract

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 14:29
Regulator Ofcom says the change means customers can avoid an awkward and long call to their operator.
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Steel pensions: Decision deadline 'cannot be extended'

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 13:15
Steel pension scheme members must decide by Friday, despite calls for an extension.
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Toys R Us troubles put 3,200 jobs at risk

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:38
The toy retailer faces an uncertain future as it is told to put £9m into its pension fund.
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New build nightmare

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:08
Some buyers have faced gas leaks, damp, holes in the floor and cracks in the walls in the first year.
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Port Talbot steelworkers' pension help 'grossly inadequate'

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 06:27
The Financial Conduct Authority has been investigating 17 companies who had given pension advice.
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Mobile phone and broadband services need 'radical improvement'

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 05:59
The head of the UK's Infrastructure Commission says mobile phone and broadband coverage is deplorable.
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Pensions: Automatic saving to start at 18 under new plans

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 11:00
An extra 900,000 young people could automatically save into a workplace pension under the plans.
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Make and bake

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 08:11
For those who celebrate it, Christmas can be an expensive time of the year unless you plan wisely.
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Cash controversy: The High Streets with too many ATMs

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:59
The cash machine industry and the network are at loggerheads over closure plans.
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