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Energy firms under investigation are handed new customers

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 22:00
Two suppliers handed the customers of collapsed energy firms are themselves under investigation.
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The businesses demanding the 'free' from freelancers

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 22:00
As self-employment rises there's a growing concern that so is the pressure to do unpaid work.
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Blow for wine drinkers after dry January

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 11:34
An increase in duty on wine and high-strength sparkling cider has now come into effect.
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TSB suffers £105m loss after computer chaos

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 09:50
The bank's IT meltdown last year also resulted in 80,000 customers switching accounts.
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Cherry tomatoes could cost 10% more 'within a week of Brexit'

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 18:36
The cost of cherry tomatoes would rise immediately if there is a no-deal Brexit, say Spanish producers.
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'Big six' energy firm Npower to cut 900 jobs

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 17:33
The number of redundancies will be "considerably lower" because of natural turnover, Npower says.
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When do people buy their first home?

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 16:33
Home ownership, what age people buy, and how much of their income is taken up by housing are revealed.
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Brexit: Unilever stockpiles Ben & Jerry's and Magnum ice creams

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 14:51
Unilever says it is holding extra inventory of the ice cream bars in case of supply chain disruption.
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Dentist 'unfair' fines investigated by watchdog

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 12:53
The watchdog is to investigate 400,000 penalty fines from visits to dentists.
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Annual house price growth 'stagnates'

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:26
The annual rise in house prices "almost ground to a complete halt" in January, the Nationwide says.
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Seven out of 10 water firms fail bills test

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:21
Firms have to set out how they will cut water bills as part of the regulator's five-year review.
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It's deadline day - can you handle the pressure?

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 01:09
Nearly two million people are estimated to have left it until the last minute to fill in their tax returns.
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The unlikely stars bucking the High Street slump

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:20
Museum and gallery shops are reporting rising sales and greater interest. What is their recipe for growth?
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Electric checks in rented homes confirmed by government

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 16:29
Landlords in England must organise a check every five years, mirroring rules already in place in Scotland.
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Credit card use squeezed over Christmas

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 13:15
Consumers paid back nearly as much as they borrowed in December as they played safe with credit cards.
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Shops in a box: The rise of shipping container retail parks

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 00:06
At least 13 food, retail or office complexes in shipping containers have opened in the past three years.
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Sacked and silenced for being pregnant

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 00:04
It's illegal but pregnant women are being fired and having to sign gagging orders to get compensation.
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Snow disruption: Is my boss expecting me at work?

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:33
Can employees refuse to work if they cannot travel to work or their children's school is closed?
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Rail user satisfaction at 10-year low

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:33
Transport Focus says only four in five passengers are happy with their service, the lowest since 2008.
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Insolvencies 'highest for seven years'

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:32
Insolvencies, including bankruptcy, are the result of people facing unmanageable debts.
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