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UK ethnic minority workers face £3.2bn 'pay penalty'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 00:24
A research group says Britain's black and ethnic minority staff are paid less than white counterparts.
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Boxing Day sales: Footfall down for third year, analysts say

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/26/2018 - 18:55
Analysts say footfall has dropped for the third year, although London appears to have bucked the trend.
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'Super Saturday' fails to boost retailers

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 12/23/2018 - 15:45
Heavy discounting has not been enough to get shoppers to High Streets for last-minute Christmas gifts.
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Get in debt or turn down job? Universal Credit's 'stark choice'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:01
The way childcare is funded under Universal Credit prevents parents working and leads to debt, MPs say.
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Centrica in legal challenge to energy price cap

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:35
Centrica objects to how regulators calculate the energy price cap, saying it is unfair to suppliers.
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Gatwick Airport disruption: Your questions answered

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/20/2018 - 12:45
Who covers the extra costs as flights are disrupted - and other practical questions answered.
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Universal credit: Is the government's benefit system working?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/20/2018 - 05:59
Government changes to benefits keep making the headlines, but are they proving a help or a hindrance?
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'Fraudulent' charity runners condemned

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/20/2018 - 00:23
Runners who did the Great North Run using charity places but did not raise any money have been described as "fraudulent" by the race organisers.
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When is a sale actually a sale?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/20/2018 - 00:15
Retailers seem to be offering permanent sales to lure in shoppers. Is that true? And is it legal?
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Santander failed to pass on inheritances

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/19/2018 - 10:11
The FCA has fined Santander UK for failing to effectively process the accounts of deceased customers.
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Insurer 'made money from my loyalty'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/19/2018 - 10:11
Claims loyal customers are losing on average £877 a year prompt action by the consumer watchdog.
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Millions 'will suffer without cash'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/19/2018 - 00:12
The UK risks "sleepwalking" into becoming a cashless society, a report on the future of money concludes.
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Angling Direct: The company bucking the retail slump

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 14:45
Fishing enthusiasts helped Angling Direct to bumper takings on Black Friday.
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Energy plans may cut £45 a year from bills

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 09:43
Proposals by the regulator would lead to lower returns for investors, but save customers money.
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Overdraft woes: 'We were one bill away from disaster'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 08:46
A mother tells of her financial struggle as the City regulator outlines plans to simplify overdraft fees.
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Student loan ruling adds £12bn to government borrowing

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 16:21
A change in how student loans appear in the public finances will add pressure to cut tuition fees.
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Energy firms SSE and Npower scrap merger plan

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 08:35
SSE says the new energy price cap was one factor behind the decision to scrap the deal.
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Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 02:56
"Gig economy" workers will be better protected by a package of reforms, the government says.
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FCA under fire over Lloyds compensation scheme

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:40
A group representing small firms says there is no oversight of a scheme for fraud victims.
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Nuisance call bosses face £500,000 fines

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:01
New rules will target directors of companies who make unsolicited calls to consumers.
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