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Royal Mail warns it will put prices up again

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 11:19
The company says it has to act to cover higher costs, including wages, energy and fuel expenses.
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Cost of living: Calls to bring benefit and pension rises forward

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 00:07
Big increases are due next April but charities say soaring prices mean people need the money now.
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Why your haircut is getting more expensive

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 00:02
Chain Trevor Sorbie says they are now spending thousands more each month.
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UK inflation hits 40-year high of 9% as energy bills soar

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:24
UK inflation rises to its highest rate for 40 years in the year to April, jumping to 9% from 7%.
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UK inflation: 'There's not much more I can do to save money'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:16
We asked people across the country how they are coping with the rising cost of living.
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Tesco shopper's plea to bring back till staff

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2022 - 08:08
Pat McCarthy says there are not enough staffed tills for those who struggle with self-service machines.
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What is the UK's inflation rate and why is the cost of living going up?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2022 - 08:02
UK inflation is rising at 9%, its fastest rate for 40 years, and could go even higher.
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Petrol retailers told to pass on fuel duty cut

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2022 - 22:12
The government wants to ensure companies pass on tax cuts to motorists as diesel prices hit new highs.
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Warning poorest households are struggling to get £150 energy rebate

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2022 - 00:00
Fuel poverty charity warns that low income households will wait longest for £150 council tax rebate.
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Diesel prices reach record of over £1.80 a litre

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 11:30
The RAC says prices rose to just over £1.80 a litre after the previous record was set in March.
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Energy bills shake-up plans to smooth price rises

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 09:02
Ofgem says a review every three months would allow households to benefit sooner from falling prices.
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Ryanair warns prices to rise for European summer trips

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 08:58
Michael O'Leary warns high demand for European beach holidays will mean price rises.
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NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:12
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say.
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'We use pawnbrokers to be able to pay for food'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 12:36
People on low incomes are pawning their possessions to pay for essentials, a report suggests.
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Cost of living: Renters search for tenancies with bills included

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 00:04
The rising cost of essentials such as gas and electricity means tenants want rents to cover bills.
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Cost of living: 'Rent rises mean I want my landlord to evict me'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 12:13
Single mum Amy Jones is willing to risk homelessness so she can be considered for social housing.
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Windfall tax on energy firms still an option

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 15:07
Officials say Rishi Sunak is still open to the idea if energy firms do not reinvest their profits in the UK.
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Energy bills set to rise again in October, regulator warns

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 13:46
Jonathan Brearley says it is a matter of life and death if some people cannot afford energy bills.
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Cost of living: 1.5m UK households will struggle to pay bills - report

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 09:05
Rising prices and higher taxes are squeezing Britons' budgets, according to researchers.
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Queen's Speech: Government turning its back on workers, unions say

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2022 - 12:08
The TUC says the omission of an Employment Bill from the Queen's Speech will see "bad bosses celebrating".
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