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Tax rises of £40bn 'needed by mid-2020s' to cut deficit

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:44
The government will need to collect more tax to keep spending constant, warns the IFS.
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Amazon recalls fire-risk power packs in UK, Europe and US

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:19
Six models of the AmazonBasics product have been identified as posing a burns hazard.
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Debt worries emerge from break-ups

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:14
Financial shocks such as divorce and redundancy are leading people into debt crises, a charity says.
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Sending home

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:07
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador
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Baby steps

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:03
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.
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Future of 1p and 2p coins questioned by Treasury

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:01
The Treasury is seeking views on the future of copper coins and the £50 note.
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Spring Statement: Philip Hammond hails better debt and growth forecasts

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 14:36
Chancellor hails better growth and debt figures - but Labour accuses him of "astounding complacency".
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Millennial railcard website crashes

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:43
Demand for the new millennial railcard crashes the website on the first day of nationwide sales.
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Leggings in and pork pies out of latest inflation basket

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:18
Mashed potato also makes a comeback as Office for National Statistics picks new inflation basket.
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Deal offered in university pensions row

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:56
Union leaders and universities reach agreement - but some strikers want to reject the deal.
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Low-deposit mortgages make a comeback

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:46
Deals that require a 5% deposit are growing in number, but repayment concerns remain.
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Millennial 26-30 railcard to launch nationwide

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 13:14
The railcard for 26 to 30-year-olds will cost £30 and offer a third off most fares in Britain.
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Record numbers switching electricity supplier

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 07:11
The number of customers switching their electricity supplier in February rose by 60% on 2017.
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Regulator to quiz water firms over shortages

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 04:29
Ofwat expects compensation to be "fair, fast and free from hassle for customers".
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Hot dogs

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 02:53
Weekly spending on UK pets has risen by 31% in two years. Here are some of the more unusual wares on sale at Crufts.
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Wagamama fined for failing to pay the minimum wage

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:37
TGI Fridays and Marriott Hotels were also among 43 employers in the hospitality sector which broke the law.
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Tesco cancels credit cards after suspected fraud

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:35
A small number of customers have had their cards cancelled with immediate affect.
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Estate agent group Countrywide's shares dive as profits fall

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:16
Countrywide says its recovery will take time, as a profits fall sparks a 20% share price collapse.
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Two million households to get 'big freeze' payments

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:42
The government is set to pay out £50m in Cold Weather Payments, after last week's cold snap
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UK house price growth lowest for 5 years, says Halifax

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 09:50
The average price of a home has fallen by more than £2,000 since November, according to the Halifax.
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