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MP lodges bill to 'boost status' of Scottish banknotes in UK

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:11
Alistair Carmichael wants to change the law to "oblige" all UK businesses to accept Scottish banknotes.
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Pensioners to protest at HSBC's annual meeting

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 15:53
Members of the bank's pension scheme are campaigning against cuts to their retirement payout.
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New energy companies face tougher tests to reduce failures

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:07
Regulator Ofgem is to introduce more stringent tests for new entrants following a string of collapses.
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The families who took on a housing giant

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:10
How a group of homeowners in Scotland won a fight to have their "crumbling" new-build homes repaired.
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MPs demand regulator to crack down on bailiffs

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:01
A committee of MPs says a regulator should be appointed to crack down on bailiffs
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Rail firms face £7.5bn pensions gap, says regulator

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:01
The issue has already led the Department for Transport to bar Stagecoach from bidding for franchises.
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UK train passengers offered smart tickets

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:02
Stations around the UK are being upgraded so that users can purchase smart, paperless tickets.
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Wales promotes council tax discounts for mentally impaired

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 00:03
Families of those suffering mental impairments are being encouraged to access council tax discounts.
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Waterstones staff hand in petition calling for living wage

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 19:36
Staff are calling for pay increases to combat the "stress" of low pay.
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ULEZ: New pollution charge begins in London

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 09:58
Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay a fee to enter the centre of the city.
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Ten million people face higher pension payments

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 04/06/2019 - 14:35
A bigger chunk of wages will now be diverted to pensions, with women likely to be more noticeably affected.
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'My pension contribution goes straight out of my wages'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/05/2019 - 22:33
UK workers' minimum auto-enrolment pension contributions are rising to 5% of qualifying earnings.
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Gender pay gap: Can it be fixed?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/05/2019 - 10:42
Why is the gender pay gap still with us and can it ever be fixed?
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Gender pay: Fewer than half of UK firms narrow gap

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/05/2019 - 10:04
Across 45% of UK firms the gender pay gap increased in favour of men, analysis by the BBC finds.
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House prices 'subdued' amid Brexit impasse

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 04/05/2019 - 09:47
Property values dropped by 1.6% in March compared with February, but were 3.2% up on a year ago, a lender says.
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'Creativity needed' in Whirlpool fire-risk tumble dryer warnings

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 12:43
Hundreds of thousands of fire-prone appliances that need to be fixed are still in UK homes.
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Loan charge: HMRC makes final appeal to contractors

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 10:01
The authority says people can settle and spread the cost of unpaid tax, but campaigners say the charge is unfair.
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Thousands of firms rush to meet gender pay deadline

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 00:12
Thousands of firms have yet to report their gender pay gap ahead of a Thursday night deadline.
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Food price inflation highest in almost six years, says retail group

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 01:00
The rising price of cabbages, potatoes and bread pushed up prices in March, the BRC retail groups says.
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Brexit uncertainty weighs on food sector in Wales

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 00:41
A mussel farmer says his business is on hold for six months because of the ongoing uncertainty.
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