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Covid debt cycle linked to mental health issues, says charity

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 00:04
People being treated for mental health difficulties must be directed to financial support, campaigners say.
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Parcel firms 'failing to deliver on performance'

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 00:04
Hermes at bottom of a Citizens Advice league table, but most major firms had satisfaction problems.
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Universal credit boost for workers takes effect

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 00:02
Workers will get 8p more of any extra £1 earned but some say claimants will be no better off.
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40-year mortgage deals pose questions for homeowners

Tue, 11/23/2021 - 11:33
The launch of long-term fixed-rate deals may test borrowers' appetite for certainty over cost.
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Black Friday: Which? warns over price offers

Tue, 11/23/2021 - 00:04
Consumer association Which? says most products were cheaper or the same before last year's event.
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Energy firm Bulb set to go into administration

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 14:55
The energy firm, with 1.7 million customers, is the largest gas and electricity company to face difficulties.
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Holidaymakers urged to use £132m in travel vouchers

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 11:12
Regulator says travellers must spend credit notes issued during the pandemic or risk losing them.
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Insurer LV= appeals to members over £530m bid

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 08:49
The firm is trying to persuade 1.2 million customers to back a controversial bid from US private equity.
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How pandemic burnout sparked a revival of a granny hobby

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 22:37
Covid pushed many of us to ditch screen time for hobbies - knitting was among the most popular.
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The boom in buying a car without ever leaving your sofa

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 09:35
Covid changed our shopping habits but will it shift how we make one of our biggest purchases?
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Schools in England told to limit uniform costs

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 02:28
Parents must be allowed to buy some items from High Street shops and second-hand from next year.
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Cladding crisis: 'Some days I can't leave the house'

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 02:04
Research finds the cladding crisis is having a 'catastrophic mental health impact' on some leaseholders.
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Fraud: Better chance of compensation for victims

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 15:31
A "lottery" on whether blameless scam victims are reimbursed is set to be strengthened by a law change.
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Stop asking about salary history, employers urged

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 04:07
A campaign group says inquiries about previous pay when recruiting increases the gender pay gap.
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Amazon to stop accepting Visa credit cards in UK

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 11:54
The online giant says high Visa fees mean it won't process credit card transactions from 19 January.
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Inflation: UK prices soar at fastest rate for almost ten years

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 08:07
Inflation surges to 4.2% on rising fuel and energy costs, paving the way for an interest rate rise.
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The students losing thousands in an Edinburgh rental scam

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 06:40
A BBC investigation uncovers a con that preys on the huge demand for rented accommodation in Edinburgh.
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Two energy suppliers stop trading as gas price soars

Tue, 11/16/2021 - 17:48
Neon Reef and Social Energy Supply have become the latest domestic suppliers to cease trading.
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Five items that are going up in price and why

Tue, 11/16/2021 - 09:17
How garden fences and savoury snacks can help us understand why the cost of living is accelerating.
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Zoopla: Rents rising at fastest pace in 13 years, says report

Tue, 11/16/2021 - 00:02
Rents are rising at the fastest pace since 2008 as strong demand outstrips supply, says one online platform.
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