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Is the NHS pay review body independent?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/21/2022 - 14:24
Nurses are striking over a pay offer recommended by a review body.
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Most expensive streets in England and Wales revealed

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/21/2022 - 10:12
All 10 of the most expensive streets in England are in south and west London, according to Halifax.
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Cost of living: If no one comes we close early, says pub

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/21/2022 - 08:12
Almost 90% of pubs are considering shorter opening hours over winter as bills rise, according to a new survey.
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Cost of living: Manchester students get £170 payment

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/20/2022 - 16:30
The University of Manchester gives full-time students a one-off payment to boost their finances.
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TSB fined £49m over IT system meltdown

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/20/2022 - 11:36
The bank is fined for a disastrous IT change in 2018 that left customers unable to access accounts.
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First pictures of King Charles banknotes revealed

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/20/2022 - 00:01
Notes featuring the King's portrait will enter circulation in mid-2024, says the Bank of England.
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Charities with a mountain to climb as donors drop

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 12/20/2022 - 00:00
Fewer people are donating to charity compared with before the pandemic, a survey suggests.
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Low-deposit mortgage scheme extended for a year

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/19/2022 - 22:32
The scheme offers government backing to encourage lenders to offer low-deposit mortgages to buyers.
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Alcohol duty to be frozen for further six months

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/19/2022 - 20:38
Alcohol prices will be frozen until August 2023, when a new system for alcohol taxes is introduced.
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NI households to receive energy payment from January

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/19/2022 - 11:52
The £600 is intended to help with energy bills but people can use the cash payment as they see fit.
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Battery lights vs mains LED bulbs: What's cheaper?

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/19/2022 - 01:42
As some shoppers swap mains bulbs for battery lights, we investigate if money is really being saved.
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'I quit my job rather than go back to the office'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/19/2022 - 00:30
Is there a growing divide between employers who want staff back in the office and employees who want to work from home?
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More than 130 bus operators to offer £2 tickets

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 12/19/2022 - 00:04
The government-funded scheme will cap fares in England outside London from 1 January to 31 March.
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Black Friday fails to lift sales in November

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 12/16/2022 - 10:27
Sales saw a surprise fall last month as households continue to struggle with the cost-of-living crisis.
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Tax rates to rise for higher earners in Scotland

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/15/2022 - 15:16
The higher rate of income tax will go up from 41p to 42p in the pound and the top rate from 46p to 47p.
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UK interest rates raised to highest level for 14 years

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/15/2022 - 12:25
The Bank of England lifts borrowing costs to 3.5% from 3%, the ninth rise in a row.
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Royal Mail strikes: Shops say don't risk buying Christmas gifts online

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/15/2022 - 08:51
The warning comes as Royal Mail staff walk out in a fight over pay and conditions.
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UK interest rates: How will a rise affect you and how high could it go?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 14:11
Interest rates are expected to rise again as the cost if living goes up, so how could this affect you?
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Is UK inflation going to keep falling?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 13:13
Inflation is likely to have peaked, but it will remain very high for months to come.
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Christmas post hit as Royal Mail workers strike

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 12:50
Royal Mail staff walked out on Wednesday in a fight over pay and conditions.
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