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British Steel pension scandal: Savers could be compensated

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/31/2022 - 11:05
The financial watchdog says it will deliver compensation worth £71.2m to those who were misled.
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House price growth at 17-year high, says Nationwide

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/31/2022 - 09:54
Property values continue to surge despite cost of living pressures, the building society says.
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Grieving families face extra fees and paperwork, says consumer group

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/30/2022 - 00:04
A consumer group calls for the end of extra charges and overwhelming paperwork when a loved one dies.
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Going cashless would be a big problem for millions - RSA report

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/30/2022 - 00:02
Only 17% of payments are in cash but millions would struggle without notes and coins, a report says.
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Waitrose in row with Asda over 'Just Essentials' budget range

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 11:24
Rival supermarket Waitrose says its own similarly-named discount brand "Essential" range is trademarked.
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Can tech help you to manage the cost of living?

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 00:03
Personal finance apps are everywhere but are they useful if you are already in debt or on low wages.
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Universal Credit: Chancellor defends decision not to boost benefits

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 17:39
Rishi Sunak tells MPs he gave "targeted support to those who need it most" in last week's Spring Statement.
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Hebrides: Life on beautiful islands with the UK's worst fuel poverty

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 00:49
The Hebridean islands already face higher living costs, and locals are braced for the worst.
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Big regional divide on some energy bill charges

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 00:00
Rises in standing charges on electricity bills will vary significantly according to where people live.
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Electric cars: Five big questions answered

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 03/26/2022 - 23:46
The electric car revolution is speeding up but what do buyers really want to know?
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Spring Statement: Is this really the biggest personal tax cut for 25 years?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/25/2022 - 02:42
The Spring Statement cut some taxes but, overall, the government has raised taxes in the past year.
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Funeral firm collapses leaving fears over payments

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 12:13
Safe Hands, which has 45,000 customers in the UK, sold funeral plans that may no longer be honoured.
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More than a million to be pushed into poverty, says think tank

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 10:50
Boris Johnson hints at more help for hard-pressed families amid a backlash against Rishi Sunak's mini-Budget.
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My Job: 'Covid has made it impossible to switch off'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/24/2022 - 00:14
Ed Kendall qualified as a social worker in 2019 and has started a role focusing on safeguarding.
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Spring Statement: Rishi Sunak vows to cut income tax before 2024 election

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 15:55
The chancellor blunts the National Insurance rise, but Labour says it is not enough to help cost of living.
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Fuel duty cut by 5p a litre to help motorists

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:43
The cut will come into force at 6pm on Wednesday as drivers struggle with record fuel prices.
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Deplorable scam emails fake fundraising for Ukraine

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 10:30
Action Fraud warns of fake emails asking for donations to victims of the war.
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Inflation hits new 30-year high ahead of Sunak statement

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 07:57
Inflation hit 6.2% in February, laying bare the challenge the chancellor faces ahead of his Spring Statement.
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Citizens Advice calls for inquiry into ethnicity impact on car insurance pricing

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 13:54
The regulator says insurers face challenging questions, but firms say ethnicity never affects prices.
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Disabled people struggling to pay fuel bills could double

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 00:03
Charities estimate 2.1 million people with disabilities will be in fuel poverty if bills hit £3,000 a year.
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