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The rapid rise of 'Buy now, pay later'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/26/2020 - 04:41
Deals allowing customers to spread payments interest-free are increasing but charities warn of building debts.
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Brexit day 50p coin unveiled by Chancellor Sajid Javid

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/26/2020 - 03:26
It comes after the original batch of coins had to be melted down when the Brexit deadline was extended.
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Ladbrokes Coral review a conflict of interest, say MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 15:56
MPs say it is "woefully naive" for betting firms to lead a review into schemes for VIP customers.
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Co-op faces equal pay claims from shop workers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 00:15
More than 400 claimants have launched an equal pay action against the supermarket chain.
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Two weeks of leave for UK parents who lose a child

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 00:00
The law, which will come into force in April, will be the most generous in the world, ministers say.
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Fender Europe fined £4.5m for preventing online discounts

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 20:02
The guitar maker has been fined £4.5m after it admitted breaking competition law.
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Lloyds joins crowd with new 40% overdraft rates

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:20
Customers will be charged "personalised" overdraft rates of up to 49.9% from April, but most will pay 39.9%.
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Christmas magic vanishes for the UK toy industry

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:34
Toy sales fall by 6% for the second year in a row with politics blamed for the slump.
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Mental health at work: 'My boss let me go over my condition'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:00
A worker and a chief executive tell their stories about mental health in the workplace.
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Mental health at work: Five charts on the challenge

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:00
Consultancy firm Deloitte call for bosses to invest more to support their staff.
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Rise in full-time female workers boosts employment

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:17
The number of women in work has grown by 0.5% in the three months to November, the highest rise for a year.
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More precious than gold: Why the metal palladium is soaring

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 04:05
The price of the precious metal palladium has hit a record high of $2,500 an ounce as demand rises.
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Courier fraud: Victim 'cried for days'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 13:23
Police warn £7m was stolen from elderly and vulnerable people in 2019 in so-called courier fraud.
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Whirlpool: Owners rush to register fire-risk washing machines

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 15:51
Thousands more owners of dangerous washing machines demand a resolution from maker Whirlpool.
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Collector pays UK-record £1m for rare coin

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:02
Only six Edward VIII sovereigns were made but it is not just its rarity that fascinates historians.
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This is what a million pound coin looks like

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 00:13
An extremely rare Edward VIII sovereign has been sold for £1m, the most expensive UK coin ever sold.
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Estate agents report 'uplift' in housing market

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/16/2020 - 00:01
Expectations of future sales have "risen sharply" according to property professionals.
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Fall in inflation raises prospects of interest rate cut

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:04
Speculation grows that UK interest rates will be cut after inflation slows in December.
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Do your colleagues know how much you earn?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 00:01
One in five people are banned from telling people they work with about their salary, a union says.
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Santander latest bank to set 40% overdraft rate

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 11:40
The move comes as the bank cuts the interest rate it pays on its flagship current account.
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