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Workers in open-plan offices 'more active'

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 01:08
They were also less stressed compared to people working in cubicles or private offices, a US study found.
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Tougher regulation of bailiffs urged as debt levels rise

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:12
Citizens Advice says arrears on everyday bills total £18.9bn, but raises concerns on how this is pursued.
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Energy switch firm wins record Dragons' Den deal

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:06
The co-founders of Look After My Bills are "delighted" after selling a 3% stake for £120,000.
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Energy switch trial brings savings

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 00:09
A trial sees elderly customers save money, but most people still decide to remain on worse deals.
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Lowest-paid parents 'can't afford basic lifestyle'

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 00:05
Low-paid parents working full-time do not earn enough to meet their families' needs, research finds.
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Third of farmed fruit and veg deemed 'too ugly to sell'

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:41
Researchers say a lot of farmed produce never reaches supermarkets because it is misshapen or the wrong size.
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'People no longer go into antiques shops'

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 01:05
How the internet is changing the UK's antiques trade and widening the auctions market.
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Public 'back' taxes to tackle single-use plastic waste

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 11:58
Ministers say they are looking at measures after thousands support action to reduce single-use items.
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Students risk overdraft debt spiral

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:01
Consumer groups highlight leading student accounts but warn that many undergraduates rely on overdrafts.
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House of Fraser cancels all online orders

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 08:35
The department store chain promises to refund customers after a dispute held up online deliveries.
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Whistleblower warns of Vodafone security breaches

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:53
Staff at Vodafone call centres have broken the rules on security checks, leaving customers open to fraud.
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Celebrities warned over social media ads

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:04
The UK's competition watchdog launches an investigation into the world of celebrity endorsements.
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Knightsbridge cafe accountant admits lying about staff pensions

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:32
Hashmukh Shah, 63, admits purposely misleading officers from The Pensions Regulator.
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House prices rise the fastest in West Midlands

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:25
ONS finds the region recorded a 5.8% in annual house price rise, while London had the biggest decline.
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Virgin Media broadband teams 'left holes in walls'

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:04
Customers have complained about damage, which they say has been left for many days without being fixed.
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UK inflation rate rises for first time since November

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:11
Higher transport costs sent inflation up to 2.5% in July in the first increase since November.
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RBS comes bottom of bank league tables

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:08
Fewer than half of Royal Bank of Scotland customers would recommend it to friends and family.
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Split generation

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:01
Rising house prices have divided young people into property "haves" and "have-nots".
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Amazon's one-day delivery ad banned as 'misleading'

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:16
The UK advertising regulator received 280 complaints about the online giant's one-day delivery claim.
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Card payment problems at Marks & Spencer

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:05
The retailer says it's having a problem accepting card payments in a quarter of its stores.
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