BBC Money News Feed

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Back to the office: Insurers covering cost of therapy for lonely dogs

Tue, 10/05/2021 - 10:29
More policies cover the cost of behavioural treatment for pets as owners return to workplaces.
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Morrisons chair promises 'good Christmas' for shoppers

Mon, 10/04/2021 - 09:35
As the supermarket's ownership is settled, its chairman says supply issues have been "slightly overblown".
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Stamp duty holiday: Success or failure?

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 22:00
As stamp duty returns to its pre-pandemic status, there are opposing views over recent tax policy.
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Millions of households face 12% gas and electricity price rise

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 00:02
Standard energy bills rise by £139 a year and prepayment meter bills see sharper rise under new price cap.
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Restaurants warn prices will rise due to VAT hike

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 00:01
The increased sales tax will be passed on to customers, say restaurant and bar bosses.
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Virgin Money to close 12 branches in Scotland

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 10:15
The bank says they will shut early next year after a further fall in demand for in-person banking services.
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Rapid house price growth continues in September, says Nationwide

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 10:05
Property prices have risen at 10% or more a year for each of the last five months, the Nationwide says.
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Cost of living: £500m in new grants to help poorest households

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 07:05
The government announces the support as other schemes, including furlough, close.
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Researchers find Apple Pay, Visa contactless hack

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 01:36
An attacker could bypass the iPhone lock screen and make large payments above the contactless limit.
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Three more energy firms go bust amid gas price rise

Wed, 09/29/2021 - 16:12
Enstroga, Igloo Energy and Symbio Energy are the latest to go under, Ofgem announces.
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Pensions department faces 'serious questions' over non-payments

Wed, 09/29/2021 - 11:54
Thousands of newly-retired people have not been paid their state pension owing to a backlog.
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Shortage problem: What's the UK running low on and why?

Tue, 09/28/2021 - 18:19
Shortages are one thing we don't seem to be running out of in the UK right now.
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New 159 fraud hotline launched to counter threat

Tue, 09/28/2021 - 13:13
Potential victims who dial it will be automatically connected to their bank's fraud prevention service.
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Broadband switching to be made faster and easier under new rules

Tue, 09/28/2021 - 11:34
Switching from one tech to another will no longer require long phone calls to several companies.
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Outlook bleak for drivers as petrol prices surge, says RAC

Tue, 09/28/2021 - 09:30
Pump prices have reached an eight-year high, the motoring body says, amid the current fuel crisis.
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Green investing: How your savings can fight climate change

Tue, 09/28/2021 - 00:21
Campaigners say you should see your money as a secret superpower that can help save the planet
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Gas price crisis: Good Energy will not take on new customers

Mon, 09/27/2021 - 07:41
The renewable energy firm said it would not take on new "loss-making" customers amid the gas price crisis.
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Riskiest payments should be slowed to stop fraud, says Nationwide

Mon, 09/27/2021 - 00:06
Nationwide Building Society sets up a fraud checking hotline, but says wider changes are need to halt fraud.
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Thousands of energy customers facing bill shocks

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:57
People are awaiting decisions by the regulator about which surviving company will take on their supply.
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Restaurants set to be banned from withholding staff tips

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 00:02
The government is set to make it illegal for hospitality bosses to withhold tips from their workers.
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