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Smart meter fitting slows despite deadline

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 13:36
Smart meters, which avoid the need for customer readings, should be in British homes by the end of 2020.
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Grieving families 'charged high funeral prices'

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:15
The essential costs of a funeral have increased by 6% each year for the past 14 years, a regulator says.
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Car theft rise prompts keyless warning

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 00:51
Insurers say £376m was paid out on claims last year following vehicles being stolen, a 29% rise on 2017.
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Half of babies born to families renting

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 00:48
Babies are now as likely to be born into rented accommodation as home-owning families.
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Firms drag their feet on gender pay gap reporting

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 00:05
Nearly two-thirds of big companies have yet to disclose their pay gap, figures show.
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London Capital & Finance: Where did the money go?

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 16:11
The administrator of a £236m collapsed investment finds money in "personal possession or control" of four people.
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Typical council tax will rise by 4.7% in April

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 14:54
The second biggest rise for a decade means a £78 increase in April for a typical Band D property.
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How to create a period-friendly workplace

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 00:02
Breaking down office taboos around menstruation: what makes a period-friendly workplace?
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Developers accused of 'segregating' children at London playground

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 18:53
An MP says it is "outrageous" children from private and social homes cannot use the same play area.
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'My life savings have been wiped out'

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 08:02
Investors face a two-year wait to see if they'll get any money back from a collapsed investment firm.
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'Mortgage prisoners' given help by City regulator

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 07:50
Changes to affordability checks are designed to help those trapped on high interest-rate home loans.
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Cash fears as third of Scottish banks lost

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 00:00
Which? calls for "urgent action" as MPs on the Scottish Affairs Committee meet to discuss access to cash.
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Debt problems 'linked to mental health issues'

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:50
People with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder are six times more likely to have money troubles, analysis suggests.
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Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:30
The jobs of women, the young and part-time workers are most at risk from automation, the ONS says.
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First and second class stamp prices rise

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 00:07
Royal Mail had to apologise for the rise which broke Ofcom rules, but said the increase was kept to a minimum.
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Boom or bust: What culture tells us about money

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 22:10
Professor Nicky March picks out some examples from art and literature and explains what they tell us.
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Sainsbury's and Asda offer to sell supermarkets to merge

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:19
The chains tell the UK competition watchdog they would sell up to 150 supermarkets to be able to merge.
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Food Crime Unit pledges tougher action on food fraud

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:44
From peanuts in your pesto to mislabelled fish, food fraudsters are now in the spotlight.
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Thomas Cook to close 21 stores and cut jobs

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:08
The travel firm is cutting more than 300 roles as it closes 21 stores across the country.
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Benefits spending: Five charts on the UK's £100bn bill

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 01:17
A look at how much the UK government spends on benefits reveals big changes over time.
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