The epicentre of Britain's pandemic house price boom

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:05
House prices have surged in many parts of the UK - and in one district they have risen by 29% in a year.
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Covid: Legal action begins over quarantine hotel rules

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
A law firm representing travellers is taking the government to court over the UK's quarantine hotel policy.
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Fraud warning for young: 'I had £700 stolen'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 09/11/2021 - 00:48
An anti-fraud charity says banks are not doing enough to warn young adults about the dangers of fraud.
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Delays in state pension payments 'causing anxiety'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 22:33
Hundreds of new state pension claimants failed to get payments due to Covid and staffing problems.
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Watchdog urges tougher line on Covid test firms

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 15:05
Basic standards for firms to qualify for the government list should be significantly improved, says the CMA.
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PayPal raises fees between UK and Europe

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:50
PayPal is bringing in a new fee for commercial transactions between the UK and EEA.
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Three brings in EU roaming charges and ends global scheme

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:05
Three is the third UK network to bring back roaming charges for the EU post-Brexit.
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Ofgem: Soaring gas prices 'will feed into customer bills'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:12
Ofgem has said that rising prices for fossil fuels, especially gas, will feed into household bills.
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Rents outside London rising at fastest rate since 2008

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/08/2021 - 08:09
Rents are increasing at their fastest pace in more than 10 years, according to property website Zoopla.
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Triple lock pension pledge suspended for one year

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/07/2021 - 15:22
It follows government concern that a big rise in earnings would have meant pensions increasing by 8%.
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House prices at new high but pace of growth slows

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/07/2021 - 09:21
Prices are rising slowly in London, but more rapidly in Wales and south-west England, the Halifax says.
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Kim Kardashian crypto ad singled out by financial watchdog

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/06/2021 - 19:47
An Instagram ad by the influencer was criticised in a speech by FCA chairman Charles Randell.
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Pensions: What is the triple lock and how does it work?

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/06/2021 - 12:35
Speculation is mounting that the chancellor will change the policy governing state pension rises, but why?
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Cash incentives on student accounts squeezed

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/06/2021 - 11:41
Upfront sums for opening an account are less generous than previous years, analysis shows.
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Glasgow company fined £150,000 for making nuisance calls

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 09/05/2021 - 14:37
Glasgow-based DialADeal Scotland Ltd made more than half a million unsolicited calls between August 2019 and March 2020.
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'Bitcoin fraud cost me £500,000'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 09/04/2021 - 04:17
A successful businessman saw his life savings wiped out when he fell victim to ruthless fraudsters.
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Buy Now Pay Later: 'I'm stressed over debt'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/03/2021 - 00:44
One in ten Buy Now Pay Later shoppers have been chased by debt collectors, Citizen's Advice says.
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Coin hoarding at home leads to charity plea

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/03/2021 - 00:20
UK residents are hoarding an estimated £50m in loose change, according to UK Finance.
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Universal credit £20 drop: 'I'm used to hunger pains'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/02/2021 - 06:13
Under 25s are losing the biggest percentage of their income when the payments go down in October.
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More students turn to crypto investing to plug financial gap

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:38
Three-quarters of students asked by website Save The Student said they had considered dropping out.
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