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Halifax joins rivals in cutting mortgage rates

Thu, 08/10/2023 - 11:35
The UK's biggest mortgage lender will sharply reduce rates as the market shows signs of slowing.
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Special King Charles Coronation 50p coins issued

Thu, 08/10/2023 - 01:33
Five million new 50 pence pieces bearing the King's head are going into circulation.
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US families face desperate choice: Food or insurance

Thu, 08/10/2023 - 00:20
Extreme weather and climate change are driving up home insurance costs, forcing some into desperation.
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Period pants should not be subject to 20% VAT, say firms

Thu, 08/10/2023 - 00:03
Marks & Spencer and the brand Wuka are asking the government to remove a 20% tax on period pants.
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Premium Bonds: Chances rise of winning leading prizes

Tue, 08/08/2023 - 11:31
National Savings and Investments is the latest provider to make savings deals more attractive.
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Shops offering discounts to tempt hard-hit customers

Tue, 08/08/2023 - 09:08
Wet weather stopped shoppers splashing out in July prompting shops to ramp up promotions.
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Higher food prices may be here to stay, says Bank economist

Mon, 08/07/2023 - 20:31
Chief economist Huw Pill has warned that food prices may never return to levels previously seen.
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House prices fall by the most in south-east England, says Halifax

Mon, 08/07/2023 - 10:36
The value of a home in the region dropped by £15,500 while the "pandemic boom" ended for Wales.
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House prices are falling, so why can't I afford a home?

Sat, 08/05/2023 - 00:03
Figures this week showed house prices falling, but mortgage costs remain high.
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Help renters benefit from energy-saving grants, campaigners say

Thu, 08/03/2023 - 07:35
Tenants have less incentive to apply for help as they could be evicted at any time, campaigners say.
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Etsy U-turn in row over withholding sellers' money

Wed, 08/02/2023 - 18:27
The online marketplace faced calls from sellers to boycott its site over money being held in reserve.
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Housebuilder sees rise in 36-year mortgages

Wed, 08/02/2023 - 15:47
More Taylor Wimpey customers are taking longer mortgages to make monthly repayments more affordable, providers say.
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UK house prices fall at sharpest rate for 14 years, says Nationwide

Tue, 08/01/2023 - 09:58
The building society says annual prices dropped by 3.8% and affordability "remains stretched".
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Taxes on wine and spirits rise as alcohol duty overhauled

Tue, 08/01/2023 - 00:28
A shake-up of the duties levied on alcoholic drinks will push up the price of stronger drinks.
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New rules aim to end rip-off finance fees

Mon, 07/31/2023 - 07:50
The Consumer Duty should put more onus on financial firms to ensure customers are dealt with fairly.
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'The cost of living started my shoplifting': Why stealing goods is on the rise

Sun, 07/30/2023 - 00:09
With shoplifting on the rise, we speak to some people about why they do it and others about their experiences facing it.
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Disabled flyers angry at airline 'double charging'

Fri, 07/28/2023 - 07:14
Many carriers do not follow official guidance on reduced prices for care assistants, the BBC finds.
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Less food for families on summer-holiday support

Thu, 07/27/2023 - 02:40
Rising prices drive down the value of summer-holiday help for pupils on free school meals.
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Bank staff defy customers to prevent £55m of fraud in 2022

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 23:56
Employees went against customers' wishes 11,643 times last year to help stop millions being lost to fraud.
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Ofgem's new rules to prevent energy firms going bust

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 12:20
Watchdog tells gas and electricity firms to hold more capital and to protect customer credit balances.
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