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University tuition fees: 'We're paying for something we're not getting'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/21/2021 - 12:27
Students say it is unfair their £7,500-a-year university course has mostly been taught online.
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Higher plastic bag charge comes into force in England

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/21/2021 - 00:00
Single-use plastic carrier bags in English shops now cost 10p, twice the previous price.
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'I pay more than £9,000 a year for my season ticket'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/21/2021 - 00:00
As rail reforms loom, commuters tell the BBC about the problems they face with UK train services.
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Rail reform: What does the shake-up mean for you?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/20/2021 - 13:16
Seven key points on how the planned revamp of the UK's rail network affects passengers and fares.
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Rail services to come under unified state control

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/19/2021 - 22:31
A new public body, Great British Railways, will lead the biggest rail shake-up since privatisation.
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UK inflation rate more than doubles in April

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/19/2021 - 09:00
Inflation in the UK rose by 1.5% in the year to April, compared with 0.7% in March.
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Accidental savers 'to stay prudent' after lockdown

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/19/2021 - 00:01
A survey suggests the mass consumerism of the "roaring 1920s" will not be repeated as Covid restrictions ease.
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'We've booked two summer holidays for the same time'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/19/2021 - 00:00
UK holidaymakers are reportedly double-booking breaks this summer to make sure they don't miss out.
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UK job vacancies highest for a year as lockdown eases

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/18/2021 - 09:23
The jobs market is showing "early signs of recovery" as unemployment rate falls, official figures show.
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Long Covid pay decision for key workers could take a year

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/18/2021 - 00:56
There is increasing concern about financial support if people can't return to work.
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Santander banking services working again after day of technical problems

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 05/15/2021 - 22:32
The bank says all of its services are now working as normal and promises "no one will be out of pocket".
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Bid to make financial terms and conditions clearer

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 14:33
The City regulator wants firms to have a Consumer Duty to ensure fairness and value in products.
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Cleared postmaster hid conviction from his family

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:28
The convictions of two more former Post Office branch managers - wrongly accused of theft - have been quashed.
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Universal credit fraud and error at new high

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 10:59
Figures from the Department for Work and Pensions show £8.4bn was lost in 2020-21.
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Travel firms warned over summer holiday refunds

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 10:52
Companies will be breaking the law if they delay or refuse refunds, warns the competition watchdog.
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Buyer demand outstrips homes on market

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 00:17
A slowdown in homes being put on the market in April is leading to higher prices, surveyors say.
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Renter eviction ban to finish at end of May

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 21:37
A ban on property evictions will end on 31 May, the government has confirmed.
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Renters seize on lower costs to live in UK cities

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:45
The cost of renting in some UK cities - particularly London - has fallen prompting a rise in demand.
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CEO Secrets: 'Master every aspect of your business'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 00:22
Windfarm CEO Sarah Merrick says being involved in all areas of her business has paid dividends.
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'I was due an £82-a-week state pension but got nothing'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 00:17
A 73-year old will now receive £20,000 in pension arrears as a report suggests many thousands more miss out.
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