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Rent freeze plan to tackle cost-of-living crisis in Scotland

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2022 - 16:35
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says rising bills are threatening to become a "humanitarian emergency".
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Locations revealed for new shared banking hubs

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/06/2022 - 00:01
Customers of any bank will be able to withdraw and deposit cash, but the new hubs will not open immediately.
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Freezing energy bills one option for new PM

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/05/2022 - 09:45
Energy industry sources tell the BBC they expect an overall freeze in bills to be announced this week.
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Chiswick gym-goer has bank account emptied after locker raid

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/05/2022 - 06:14
Charlotte believes thieves got her debit card PIN via a banking app and used it on a shopping spree.
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Liz Truss: It's fair to give wealthiest more money back

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 09/04/2022 - 18:19
The Tory leadership hopeful says Tory policy on distribution of income has failed to grow the economy.
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Dangerous e-bike chargers found on Amazon and eBay

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/02/2022 - 00:26
The products have since been removed from sale after an investigation by a consumer safety charity.
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Uncertainty remains over some people's energy rebates

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/02/2022 - 00:11
Park home residents, tenants and others will receive cost of living payments but uncertainty remains.
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Campaign to ensure mothers receive state pension

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 14:01
An unknown number of women who spent time looking after children in the 1980s and 1990s have been underpaid.
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Pound in biggest monthly fall against the dollar since 2016

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 13:52
The last time the pound fell so much against the dollar was in the aftermath of the UK's Brexit vote.
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House price growth at 10% a year despite squeeze on finances

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 10:59
Rising mortgage rates mean price growth is likely to ease, according to the Nationwide.
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Ovo Energy boss proposes plan to stave off household bill crisis

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 00:24
Ovo Energy's boss has sent the government a 10-point plan to cut energy bills based on earnings.
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Laybuy to share details of buy now, pay later debt

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/31/2022 - 00:08
The buy now, pay later provide will share information with credit reference agency Experian.
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Rent cap: Consultation for social housing in England launched

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/31/2022 - 00:02
The government says it wants to avoid rents rising up to 11% for some of England's poorest families.
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Energy price cap: Rising bills - four discounts and payments that could help you

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:22
Colletta Smith tells you - in a minute - about money available to help with rising energy costs.
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Millions prepare for huge rise in energy bills

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2022 - 22:52
Regulator Ofgem will announce a new price cap within hours, adding hundreds of pounds to bills from October.
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What will happen to energy bills and mortgages? Upcoming dates to be aware of

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2022 - 00:30
Dates to look out for over the next few months that might have an impact on your finances.
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British Gas to donate 10% of profits to help cut bills

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/24/2022 - 22:13
Britain's biggest energy supplier will offer more grants for those in need, amid rising prices.
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Train commuter rewards scheme to end this month

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/24/2022 - 14:16
An industry rewards scheme to revive train passenger numbers after the pandemic will stop next month.
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Minimum wage should rise to £15 for all workers, says TUC

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/24/2022 - 09:42
A higher rate should be paid to all workers, including under-23s, the Trades Union Congress says
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House sales peak in July but buyers are cautious

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2022 - 11:57
More homes were sold in the UK in July than in any other month this year, despite pressure on budgets.
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