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Coronavirus: Retail sales crash in April as lockdown hits shops

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 09:51
British clothing sales plummeted by 50.2% last month as many High Street stores were closed.
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Mortgage payment holiday extended for further three months

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 08:30
The Treasury cautions that borrowers should continue to pay their mortgages if they are able.
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WageDay Advance: Tiny payout for borrowers mis-sold payday loans

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 15:57
Those owed compensation by WageDay Advance will receive less than 6% of their entitlement.
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Coronavirus: UK property sales hit record low in April

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:26
New data from HMRC revealed 38,060 deals involving residential homes last month.
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Coronavirus: Benefit claims fraud could be £1.5bn

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:01
Officials say criminals and individuals may be taking advantage of relaxed benefits processes.
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Coronavirus: Chancellor 'could extend mortgage holiday'

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 20:58
The Chancellor is believed to be discussing ways of extending the three month mortgage holiday.
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EasyJet hack: ‘I’ve been left in complete limbo’

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 13:44
EasyJet passengers whose card details were stolen say they are frustrated by the airline's response.
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Toy and vegetable costs rise as fuel price drops

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:16
April's inflation tumbles to 0.8%, but the price of vegetables, toys and knitting wool rise amid lockdown.
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Coronavirus: World Bank warns 60m at risk of 'extreme poverty'

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 04:51
The financial impact of the coronavirus is hitting poor nations hard and destroying millions of livelihoods.
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Covid: Concerns over 'out of pocket' rail passengers

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:07
Some season ticket holders 'in the dark' over refunds, but firms say refund demand is unprecedented.
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Seven charts on the coronavirus jobs market

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:08
How the coronavirus pandemic is hitting the UK jobs market and how that compares globally.
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Coronavirus: Universal credit claims hit monthly record

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:17
The number of claims has jumped to six times more than a year earlier as incomes are hit.
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Coronavirus: Young people 'most likely to lose work' in lockdown

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 09:45
One in three young workers is earning less than before the coronavirus outbreak, a report suggests.
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Coronavirus: Big sales expected when clothes stores reopen next month

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 09:32
Stores 'will have to discount heavily' to shift excess stock that may now be out of season, one analyst said.
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Huge rise in number of people claiming benefits

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 09:08
The number of claims soared by 856,500 to 2.1 million in April, the first full month of the lockdown.
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Coronavirus: 'Losing my job pushed me to set up a business'

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 00:03
The BBC speaks to three different people across the UK who have lost their jobs during lockdown.
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Coronavirus: 'I'm vulnerable and have been made redundant'

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 00:02
Sales administrator Emma Timberlake has multiple sclerosis and has recently found out that she has been made redundant.
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Electric bikes 'could help people return to work'

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 17:02
A rise in electric-bikes would extend the range of cyclists using them to commute, a study finds.
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Coronavirus: Self-employed grant claims top two million

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 15:29
The government coronavirus help scheme has received grant requests worth £6bn, the chancellor says.
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Coronavirus: 'I'm not happy going back to work. It's too soon'

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:01
Nearly 5,000 people have contacted the health and safety regulator with workplace safety concerns over the virus.
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