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Businesses urged to slash prices by cost of living tsar

BBC Money News Feed - 5 hours 17 min ago
David Buttress will launch a taxpayer-funded campaign after asking business to come up with ideas to help consumers.
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Cost of living: Call for swift action on financial disputes

BBC Money News Feed - 16 hours 29 min ago
The Financial Ombudsman says it is dealing with more complaints about the response to reports of scams.
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Royal Mail workers to vote on strike over pay

BBC Money News Feed - 16 hours 35 min ago
More than 115,000 staff will receive their ballot papers and are expected to back strike action.
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Wales basic income: Pilot will give care leavers £19,000 a year

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 22:00
More than 500 people leaving care in Wales will be offered £1,600 a month for two years.
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Post Office workers to strike over pay

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 17:01
The one-day strike will take place on 11 July over what a union called a "massive real-terms pay cut".
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Plan to cut energy bills if you avoid peak-time use

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 13:40
Some households could get discounts for using less energy at peak times under National Grid's scheme.
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Landlord warning over tenant eviction laws in Scotland

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 08:54
The Scottish Parliament will decide whether emergency Covid powers should be made permanent.
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People cut back on food shopping as price rises bite

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 08:59
Retail sales dropped 0.5% in May as households spent less on food due to the rising cost of living.
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Just 100 days left to spend paper £20 and £50 notes

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:09
It will soon be impossible to pay in shops with the notes, which are being replaced by plastic versions.
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UK inflation hits 9.1% as prices rise at fastest rate for 40 years

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/22/2022 - 08:19
UK inflation hit 9.1% in the year to May as fuel, energy and food prices soar.
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Ofgem blamed as supplier failures lead to higher energy bills

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:14
Billpayers are hit with £94 extra a year after 28 companies collapsed due to energy price hikes.
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Asda says some shoppers setting £30 limit at tills

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:11
Rising food prices are sparking a "massive change in behaviour", the supermarket's chairman says.
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Rail strikes: 'Working from home just isn't an option'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 17:18
Despite the rise in working from home in the pandemic, nearly half of workers in Britain commute each day.
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Food bills are set to soar by £380 this year

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 11:13
As grocery prices rise at their highest pace in 13 years, experts warn there are more hikes to come.
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Rolls Royce to give staff £2,000 living-cost bonus

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 08:20
More than 14,000 workers could get a one-off sum after firm holds talks with union.
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EasyJet to cut more flights over summer holidays

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 08:42
The airline has scaled back its plans after major airports announced caps on flight numbers.
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Energy firms face limit on direct debit overpayment

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 08:14
Ofgem has accused some firms of using customer payments like an "interest-free company credit card".
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Interest-free loan scheme aims to reach 20,000 people

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 06/19/2022 - 00:47
People struggling with their finances can access small, zero-cost loans as part of a nationwide trial.
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Big pay rises could push prices up, says minister

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 18:18
Treasury minister Simon Clarke warns bosses to be "very careful" in setting wage increases.
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Three things we're cutting back on as prices rise

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 00:56
People in Birmingham and Kent tell the BBC how they are cutting back to cope with the cost of living crisis.
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