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Driver shortage: 'I got a big pay rise overnight'

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:14
As the UK's shortage of lorry drivers continues, those with the right skills are very much in demand.
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Universal credit: Minister resists call to halt benefit cut

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 08:39
The work and pensions secretary rejects a call from UK politicians to maintain a £20 universal credit top up.
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UK house price rises accelerate, says Nationwide

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 07:30
Property prices are 13% higher than at the start of the pandemic, the building society says.
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New eco-petrol baffles a quarter of motorists

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 00:02
E10 is set to become the new standard petrol, but 24% of drivers are unaware of it, says the RAC.
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Taste for takeaways outlasts Covid lockdowns

Tue, 08/31/2021 - 00:01
Britons are spending more on home delivered meals than before the pandemic struck.
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Affordable uniforms law will miss new school year

Mon, 08/30/2021 - 07:37
Parents are concerned that a law to make school uniforms cheaper will not be in place for September.
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Contactless card limit to rise to £100 in October

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 10:05
The limit per transaction will increase from £45 to £100, but the move has led to fears of a rise in crime.
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UK loses 83% of department stores since BHS collapsed

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 00:01
New research reveals the sharp decline of department stores since 2016 when BHS closed its doors.
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Contactless payments dominated as lockdowns eased

Thu, 08/26/2021 - 10:59
Spending on cards rose inevitably in May as Covid restrictions were lifted, says UK Finance.
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Make Universal Credit top-up permanent - Tory MPs

Thu, 08/26/2021 - 09:12
The call comes as charities warn that cutting the £20 top-up will push millions of families into debt.
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The real victims of mass crypto-hacks that keep happening

Thu, 08/26/2021 - 00:21
Millions in Bitcoin and other digital coins are being stolen by hackers with victims left in limbo.
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Why rent control isn’t working in Sweden

Thu, 08/26/2021 - 00:15
Young people are struggling to afford city living, and even the Swedes can't crack the problem.
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Amigo warns of collapse as losses jump and compensation payouts rise

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 10:58
The sub-prime lender Amigo sets aside £345m for compensation for mis-selling and warns it may not survive.
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UK self-catering holiday prices soar in pandemic

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 00:03
Holidaymakers are paying an average of £300 more per week than before the pandemic, analysis suggests.
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Bitcoin back above $50,000 as recovery continues

Mon, 08/23/2021 - 16:09
The digital currency is rebounding from a deep slump as more mainstream financial firms recognise it.
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Covid: Government warns Covid test firms over misleading prices

Mon, 08/23/2021 - 08:52
More than 80 Covid test firms are issued with warnings and could be taken off the government's website.
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Gambling: Poorer UK towns found to have the most betting shops, study shows

Mon, 08/23/2021 - 04:20
Areas with the highest number of betting shops per capita include Glasgow, Liverpool and Middlesbrough.
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Why phone scams are so difficult to tackle

Mon, 08/23/2021 - 00:13
Phone fraud, both via calls and text messages, has soared during the pandemic.
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Love and money: Why breaking-up is so hard to do

Fri, 08/20/2021 - 00:19
More people are looking for help in paying for divorces after relationships ended during Covid.
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FTSE bosses earn 86 times more than average worker in 2020

Thu, 08/19/2021 - 00:02
The bosses of Britain's biggest public companies earned 86 times the average full-time wage last year.
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