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Retail revolution: How mail order changed middle class life

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 00:04
By offering a range of goods at low prices, mail order helped transform middle-class life.
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Tesco and Argos caught selling knives to teenager

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 23:59
Some branches of Tesco and Argos tested did not stop a 16-year-old's purchase, a BBC investigation finds.
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Holiday fraud: 'How we were caught out'

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 13:18
The holiday-makers whose dream breaks were ruined by alleged fraudsters.
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Basic income of £48 a week in UK urged

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 12:50
Tax reliefs should be scrapped to give every adult and child a basic weekly income, a report suggests.
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Purplebricks shares slide as founder Michael Bruce quits

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:27
The online estate agency apologises for its "disappointing" performance over the past 12 months.
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Gold: Gordon Brown's sale remains controversial 20 years on

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 00:16
Two decades after the UK chancellor sold huge gold reserves, people still can't decide if it was a good idea.
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Fraudsters 'stole £7m' from holidaymakers in 2018

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 00:15
Victims of bogus airline tickets or fake accommodation lose £1,380 on average, research suggests.
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'I turn off the doorbell when I work from home'

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 00:15
The number of people working from home has almost doubled in 10 years, according to new research.
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Great Yarmouth school a 'fourth emergency service'

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 00:01
A Great Yarmouth school has a food bank, washes pupils' clothes, cuts their hair and teaches parents to cook.
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The crackdown on substandard housing in Great Yarmouth

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 00:01
Sheila Warner says she is waiting for her landlord to carry out work on her home of 16 years.
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Google ads promote firms charging extra for services

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 14:00
A search for the term "driving licence application" leads to a firm charging £49 for a free change of address.
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Could your firm move to a four-day week?

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 00:36
There are growing calls for businesses to cut the standard working week from five days to just four.
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HMRC forced to delete five million voice files

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 13:34
The UK's tax authority is deleting recordings of taxpayers' voices that broke privacy rules.
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Shopping centre owner Intu hit by store slump

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 08:50
Lakeside, Trafford Centre and Metrocentre owner Intu blames retail downturn for a "challenging" 2019.
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Peer-to-peer rewards: ‘Why I tip my colleagues at work’

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:04
Peer-to-peer micro-bonuses could soon change the dynamic in the UK’s workplaces.
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Future of 1p and 2p coins secured 'for years to come'

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:04
The Treasury decides to continue with copper coins and sets a plan to ensure people have access to cash.
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Bank of England raises UK growth forecast

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 12:25
A more stable global economy prompts the Bank to increase its prediction for growth this year.
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Lloyds Banking Group sets aside further £100m for PPI

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 09:03
The bank reports flat first-quarter profits and says Brexit uncertainty could affect the economy.
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Bank of England inflation report: Five things to watch

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 00:00
Ahead of the Bank of England's inflation report, here's what to watch out for.
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Failed Asda bid cost Sainsbury's £46m

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 07:30
The supermarket chain reveals the cost of its failed Asda merger as it reports a slip in sales.
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