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Ban standing on long distance trains, says Virgin

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 11:37
The train operator calls for reservation-only seating, in proposals to the government's rail review.
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MP Johnny Mercer's salary funded by failed bond scheme marketing agent

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 10:30
Johnny Mercer's salary was funded by Surge Financial, which marketed the collapsed LCF bond scheme.
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Council spending on single homelessness 'down by £5bn since 2009'

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 01:03
Analysis suggests councils have lost billions from their budgets for lone homeless people since 2009.
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Labour pledges to end 'slum' office housing

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:37
It says current planning rules allow developers in England to convert offices into "rabbit hutch" homes.
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Reduced opening hours announced at 93 TSB branches

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 21:32
The bank has announced 71 Scottish branches and 22 in England will be affected by the changes from July.
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Which? survey reveals customers' least favourite mobile network

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:48
Annual study of more than 6,000 mobile customers names most and least popular UK network providers.
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Does your dinner come from a “dark kitchen”?

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:08
Deliveroo's "dark kitchens" are workspaces allowing restaurants to meet demand for app deliveries.
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'I feel refreshed': Brits embrace multiple careers

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 23:59
More than 320,500 self-employed people in Britain are working two or more jobs, new analysis suggests.
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Unbanked 'pay £500 extra a year' for bills and services

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 00:00
People without a bank account pay more for energy, loans and mobile phone deals, research suggests.
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Pet insurance payouts hit record of £785m

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 00:00
The rising cost and sophistication of veterinary treatments is pushing up the size of claims.
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Warning over holiday deposit rules

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:03
A company cannot automatically keep a large deposit if the customer cancels owing to unavoidable circumstances.
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Unemployment across UK shows slight fall

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:02
Unemployment fell by 27,000 in the three months to February to 1.34 million.
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Amazon 'flooded by fake five-star reviews' - Which? report

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:02
Top-rated reviews on popular items are dominated by unknown brands, consumer group Which? finds.
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Jack Ma defends the 'blessing' of a 12-hour working day

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:04
Alibaba's billionaire founder sparked intense debate after pressing for a 9am to 9pm working day and a six-day week.
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No-fault evictions to be banned in England

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:24
A major shake-up of the rental sector in England is intended to give tenants long-term security.
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'No splurge' shopper attitude continues in March

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 00:05
Despite higher shopper numbers in March, consumers are not spending more, a survey suggests.
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TSB pledges to refund fraud victims

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 00:04
The "fraud refund guarantee" covers customers tricked into authorising payments to fraudsters.
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The rise of 'presenteeism' in the workplace

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 07:52
Studies show an increase in people turning up to work despite not feeling well enough to do so.
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Worsening child poverty harms learning, say teachers

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 00:26
One teacher told researchers she has to teach phonics to some children, as she gives cereal to others.
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Thames Water outlines 'nationalisation refund' if Labour enacts policy

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 05:58
Investors will be able to demand money back if Labour takes firms into public ownership, documents say.
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