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Plans for more banking hubs as branches close

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 13:31
In total, 38 of these shared branches have been announced so far, but only four have opened.
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Warning to 100 funeral directors over price lists

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 11:45
Businesses could be named and shamed for flouting rules but critics say the those rules need strengthening.
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Hundreds of thousands paying wrong tax fines

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:01
Those on the lowest incomes are being hit hardest by tax penalties, a non-profit says.
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Cost of living: Cash bonuses behind record number of bank switches

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:03
Up to £200 was offered by some banks to switching customers - prompting the most moves since 2013.
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Premium Bond prize rate set to hit highest for 14 years

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:47
The boost from next month comes as analysts warn the peak in savings rates may be approaching.
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Celebrities call on UK banks to stop financing fossil fuels

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:45
Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson back campaign to stop banks financing new oil, gas and coal projects.
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Sales of toys under £10 fall as cost of living rises

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:04
Parents are buying toys of £30 to £50 but saving money by resisting unplanned, small purchases.
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National Grid plan: 'We should earn £10 by turning everything off'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 16:58
Some people can cut back on electricity to get a bonus payment, but some will earn very little.
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BT customer contracts face probe by regulator

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 20:37
Ofcom says it is looking into whether two BT companies, EE and Plusnet, have breached rules.
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Payments for using less electricity to be repeated on Tuesday

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 18:41
Discounts for households who cut peak-time use will be offered again on Tuesday.
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Cold snap triggers freezing weather payment

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 16:50
Some people on benefits will receive £25 within the next two weeks after temperatures drop.
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Food suppliers hit back at Tesco chair in price hike row

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 13:20
Industry body the Food & Drink Federation says supermarkets are already "very tough" on suppliers.
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Energy firms face investigation over prepayment meters by regulator

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 00:02
The regulator says it is concerned about the growth in households being switched to prepayment meters.
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Cold weather triggers money-off energy scheme

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/22/2023 - 22:07
Some households who cut peak-time electricity use on Monday will get discounts on their bills.
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Energy Price Cap: Labour calls for three month extension

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/22/2023 - 16:04
Extending the £2,500 energy price cap until July can be funded by a tougher windfall tax, Labour says.
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Crackdown on energy firms over rise in prepayment meters

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/22/2023 - 12:43
Suppliers not doing enough for vulnerable customers will be named and shamed, the government says.
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Lloyds and Halifax to close 40 more bank branches

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/20/2023 - 17:10
As more people bank online, footfall in physical branches has dropped, says Lloyds Banking Group.
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Energy bills rise for 2.5 million homes on Economy 7

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/20/2023 - 00:13
Customers on Economy 7 tariffs see bills rise 7.6% despite the government fixing prices until April.
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Cost of living: Calls grow for a ban on prepayment meter switching

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2023 - 13:25
Citizens Advice says it has seen a sharp increase in people needing crisis support, such as emergency grants.
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Cost of living: What can you do if your landlord won't fix something?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2023 - 10:22
Hayley says her battle with her landlord highlighted the "powerlessness" of people who rent.
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