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Virgin Money joins ban on buying Bitcoin on credit cards

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:43
The bank will not allow customers to purchase digital currencies on their credit cards.
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Are we stuck with plastic drinking straws?

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 14:30
A leading maker of straws says greener alternatives are too costly and their development has stalled.
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Ovo Energy faces Ofgem investigation

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:18
Ofgem is to see whether Ovo Energy gave its customers inaccurate data over how much energy they used.
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Thousands face fine for late tax returns

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:28
A total of 746,000 people missed the deadline to file their self-assessment tax return, risking a £100 fine.
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More Brits become millionaires

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 13:07
A total of 3.6 million households in Britain held wealth of more than £1m by June 2016.
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House price growth in surprise pick-up, says Nationwide

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 09:03
Annual house price growth in January was 3.2%, the Nationwide building society says.
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Citizens Advice call to investigate 'cost of loyalty'

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 00:02
Citizens Advice says that those who do not switch face paying hundreds of pounds more a year.
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Gender pay gap and equal pay: What's the difference?

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 18:09
What's the difference between the gender pay gap and equal pay? BBC business correspondent Emma Simpson explains.
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Access to ATMs 'at risk from fee change'

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 05:55
Free-to-use ATMs will disappear, it is warned, owing to changes designed to protect the network.
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'Dangerously' drunk tourists may not win insurance claims

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 00:03
Drinking excessive alcohol can invalidate travel insurance cover, but the burden of proof is on the insurer.
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Borrowers ignoring mortgage timebomb, says FCA

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:58
Nearly one in five mortgage-holders has an interest-only home loan, but many do not have a plan for the final bill.
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Personal Independence payments: All 1.6 million claims to be reviewed

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 09:51
Around 1.6 million cases will be looked at, with 220,000 claimants expected to receive more money.
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Cash offer 'to silence pension complaint'

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 16:31
A man whose pension savings went into unregulated funds says he was offered £6,000 not to raise concerns.
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Self-assessment tax deadline still looms for two million

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 14:38
The deadline for filing online is the end of Wednesday, following an earlier deadline for paper returns.
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Carillion tried to 'wriggle out' of pension contributions

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 07:22
The collapsed outsourcing giant avoided paying into the pension schemes, say MPs.
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Rated People and MyBuilder website profiles cause concern

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 03:09
A BBC journalist was able to advertise as a handyman on trusted trade sites despite no experience.
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North and Midlands 'most likely to lose out to robots'

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 01:58
Areas with a lot of retail, administration and warehouse jobs will be most affected, a report says.
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Toys v screens

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 22:14
Many parents want their children to turn off screens and play - but does the toy industry?
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Amazon removes magnetic putty from website over arsenic fears

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 15:39
A magnetic putty toy is no longer on sale after dangerous levels of arsenic were found in a product.
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Personal insolvencies rise for the second year running

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:00
Nearly 100,000 individuals were declared insolvent in 2017 - a number last seen three years previously
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