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Pound hits highest level since before mini-budget

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/25/2022 - 18:43
It comes as investors welcomed the appointment of Rishi Sunak and the dollar fell.
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Ford Fiesta car set to be discontinued as model scrapped

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/25/2022 - 17:20
The BBC understands executives are planning to announce the production will end as early as next year.
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Rishi Sunak: What will the new PM mean for my money?

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/25/2022 - 14:38
The new prime minister says there are "difficult decisions to come" and that could affect our finances.
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Cost of living: NUS says university unions ramping up food help

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/25/2022 - 12:00
The NUS says more and more students are struggling to pay for food as rent and bills go up.
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Prices of pasta, tea, chips and cooking oil soar

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/25/2022 - 11:16
The cost of some budget food items has risen by more than half in the past year, official figures suggest.
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Energy crisis pushing people onto prepayment meters, says Uswitch

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/25/2022 - 00:02
Uswitch says prepayment meter users are more likely to be vulnerable and at risk of running out of credit.
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First-time buyers hit by drop in mortgage deals

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/24/2022 - 14:58
Those with smaller deposits are likely to have less choice from lenders, figures show.
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Royal Mail: 100 days left to use stamps without a barcode

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/24/2022 - 00:06
Royal Mail says everyday stamps that do not have a barcode will no be longer valid after 31 January.
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Pound sinks as UK economic uncertainty rises

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/21/2022 - 15:50
Government borrowing rose in September and people are shopping less than pre-Covid, new figures show.
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Tesco raises meal deal price as food costs soar

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/21/2022 - 14:02
It is the first time in 10 years the popular lunch choice has gone up for all customers.
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Inflation: Warning eight million struggling to keep up with bills

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/21/2022 - 08:08
Energy, food and fuel prices have risen sharply in the last six months in part due to the Ukraine war.
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‘I worry about affording rent’

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/21/2022 - 00:06
Average monthly rents reach £1,162 outside London, leaving renters like Ben McNeil counting the cost
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Pound rises as Liz Truss announces resignation

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/20/2022 - 18:16
Sterling initially rose sharply to $1.13 as investors reacted to the news of the prime minister's departure.
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'I was left with no hours, no wages - nothing'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/20/2022 - 00:10
New research suggests women are more likely than men to work in jobs with unpredictable pay and hours.
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People plan for smaller Christmas as prices soar

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/20/2022 - 00:09
Inflation returned to a 40-year high in September as a BBC survey suggests people are cutting spending.
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Pensions: Liz Truss commits to triple lock after concern from Tory MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/19/2022 - 16:57
Liz Truss's spokesman had said she was "not making any commitments" on raising pensions with prices.
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Inflation: Soaring bread and meat costs push price rises back to 40-year high

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/19/2022 - 09:52
Inflation accelerated to 10.1% in September, returning to the 40-year high seen in July.
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Amazon UK makes cautious move into insurance sales

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/19/2022 - 06:29
The store will initially focus on home insurance and has just three insurers on board.
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Tax U-turns were painful, Liz Truss tells Tory MPs

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/19/2022 - 00:42
The PM tells backbenchers she had to change course, as she tries to shore up support in the party.
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Cost of living fears grow as latest price rises to be revealed

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/19/2022 - 00:01
The latest price rise figures for September are due as a survey for the BBC suggests concern is rising.
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