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Flats out of fashion with first-time buyers

BBC Money News Feed - 6 hours 5 min ago
First-time buyers are keen to jump straight to a house, leading to cheaper apartment prices, experts say.
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I'm in work 'but still struggling to get by'

BBC Money News Feed - 18 hours 48 min ago
Poverty among those who are working has risen, but many more people are now in work, research indicates.
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Government workers strike: It's a struggle to make ends meet

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:07
Outsourced catering and security staff at the government's business department want the London living wage.
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'Money mules': Rising numbers are in middle age

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 03:09
Increasing numbers of people aged between 41 and 60 are being recruited by criminals to launder money.
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PPI mis-selling claims: The deadline approaches

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:18
With a deadline for compensation claims just weeks away, people are being urged to act now.
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Wahaca changes eat-and-run policy after waiter asked to pay part of bill

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 20:19
A waiter in a London branch was asked by the manager to pay £3 towards a £40 unpaid bill.
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Soaring second home ownership hitting young people

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:05
More than one-in-10 people in the UK now own second homes, buy-to-let and overseas properties.
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'You can get your money when you need it'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 00:00
Hundreds of thousands of staff could soon get their salary as they earn it instead of waiting for payday.
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Help to Buy: 'Most users did not need help report finds'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 00:02
Most participants in the Help to Buy scheme could have got on the housing ladder without help, a report finds.
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Whirlpool told to recall dryers in 'unprecedented' government move

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 13:30
The "unprecedented" move comes four years after the firm issued a fire safety warning.
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'We've been caught in a leasehold trap'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:19
The Competition and Markets Authority has launched an investigation into unfair leasehold contracts.
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Firms face pressure to improve zero-hours contracts

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:17
Zero-hours contract workers will get greater security under a new programme called Living Hours.
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John Lewis to start building home extensions

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:22
The department store hopes to renovate and extend homes as well as furnishing them.
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New Sizewell power station could add £6 to energy bills

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 09:55
Energy bills could rise by £6 a year under EDF plans to build a new nuclear power station at Sizewell.
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Neil Woodford faces regulator pressure over fees

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:46
City watchdog the FCA adds to calls for suspended Woodford Equity Income Fund to waive fees.
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'It didn't feel like a scam, but I lost £520'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:24
A new campaign hopes to make people more aware of the tricks carried out by fraudsters.
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Ex-Patisserie Valerie boss 'felt like emigrating'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 16:19
Luke Johnson, the bakery chain's former chairman, says he also feared becoming a "pariah" in business.
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Hargreaves Lansdown boss apologises for Woodford suspension

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 12:05
Chris Hill says he shares clients' "disappointment and frustration" following the suspension of a fund.
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Amazon trials pop-up station kiosks

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 13:27
The move is the online giant's latest foray into physical shops.
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City watchdog 'missed Neil Woodford fund warning signs'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:09
A former City Minister says the regulator was not awake to the problems at the stockpicker's fund.
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