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Rural residents hang up on mobile banking, regulator finds

2 hours 57 min ago
Less than a quarter of those living in rural areas use a smartphone for banking, regulator finds.
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Pure Gym boss calls for VAT-free memberships

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 13:16
The head of Britain's biggest gym chain says the 20% tax on memberships is bad for people's health.
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E.On announces 4.8% dual fuel price rise

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:36
Customers using both electricity and gas will pay an average of £55 more a year from August.
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Water firms failed customers during 'Beast from the East'

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 00:01
The water industry regulator says firms did not properly support customers during the "the Beast from the East".
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Don't bank on it: Why we fail to switch our accounts

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:02
The buyer of Virgin Money is likely to find winning customers from the "big four" banks a challenge.
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Energy firms 'forcibly' installing more prepayment meters

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:06
Gas and electricity suppliers are forcing too many people to pay in advance, the regulator says.
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Virgin Money bought by CYBG for £1.7bn

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:03
The combined group will be the UK's sixth-largest bank, with about six million customers.
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Debit card payments more popular than cash

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:28
More than three million people hardly used cash at all last year, according to the banking trade body.
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'Scammers struck as my mum was dying'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:35
The 42-year-old victim was tricked out of £13,000 in a sophisticated scam increasingly used by fraudsters.
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Equitable Life is sold for £1.8bn

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:03
Eighteen years after its near-collapse, the insurer is being bought by Life Company Consolidation Group.
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Govia Thameslink chief executive Charles Horton resigns

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:35
Charles Horton is to step down following major disruption for rail passengers.
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Five generations 'before poor reach average pay'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:19
Inequality in earnings is getting worse and social mobility is frozen, an OECD report says.
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TSB fraud victim charged fees by bank

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:34
Richard Lewis has been unable to access his account since the bank froze it last month.
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Universal Credit not value for money, says watchdog

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:20
Some claimants have waited eight months for payment - but there's no way back, says audit report.
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Banks close 2,900 branches in three years, says Which?

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:07
Consumer group Which? identifies 2,900 branch closures in three years, with RBS shutting most.
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Royal wedding and hot weather boost retail sales

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:44
Retail sales grew much faster than expected last month, as the wedding and sunny weather helped spending.
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Unions in World Cup match plea to bosses

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:00
The UK's trade unions are urging bosses to be flexible with staff who want to follow the football action.
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'Bill shock' warning on 118 calls prompts regulator to act

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:26
The regulator Ofcom says it wants to cap the price of directory enquiry calls at £3.10 for 90 seconds.
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Plumber wins workers' rights battle against Pimlico Plumbers

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:37
The Supreme Court ruling has significant implications for the rights of so called gig economy workers.
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Dixons Carphone admits huge data breach

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:04
The retailer says it has begun investigating unauthorised access of data held by the company.
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