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Energy price cap not working, says power boss

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 14:40
The owner of Scottish Power says capping domestic energy prices has caused long-term harm to the market.
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Heat pump grants worth £5,000 to kickstart low carbon heating

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 22:00
The grants for England and Wales are part of a government strategy for low carbon heating - but critics say it is not ambitious enough.
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Buy now, pay later firm Klarna to offer 'pay now' option

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 00:01
Klarna's boss says people should mostly "pay with the money they have", rather than take out credit.
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Scams: Cost of impact on well-being calculated as £9bn a year

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 00:00
Consumer group Which? says costs to victims' well-being are greater than the amount stolen by fraudsters.
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Shoppers start to use new £100 contactless payment limit

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 02:19
But retailers say it could take months to update terminals so people can spend up to £100 without a Pin.
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Daligas: Another energy supplier folds over soaring prices

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 16:22
Regulator says it will find a new supplier for customers of Daligas, the third energy provider to fold this week.
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Two more UK energy firms go bust as prices soar

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:24
Yet more small suppliers have been caught between soaring energy costs and the UK's price cap.
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Toy shops warn buy early for Christmas amid port delays

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 16:26
Toy manufactures across the UK warn that port delays will cause Christmas product shortages.
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Asda reports no petrol supply issues for a week

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 15:33
Supermarket chain says increase in demand was temporary as petrol shortages in London ease.
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Wives do not earn as much as their husbands, says new global study

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 00:21
Researchers say data from 45 countries over 40 years shows household is a place of great inequality.
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Experts say £10,900 annual income needed to retire

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 10:26
The budget for a minimum standard of living increases to £16,700 for a couple, the calculations suggest.
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Euromillions: UK's biggest ever lottery jackpot up for grabs

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 05:26
If a single UK ticket-holder wins the £184m Euromillions prize, they will be the UK's richest ever winner.
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Budget: Little room for more spending, says IFS

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 00:00
Despite recent tax rises, there is limited scope to spend more on public services, says the IFS.
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Kraft Heinz says people must get used to higher food prices

Sun, 10/10/2021 - 11:22
The boss of the food giant says rising prices are partly due to pandemic disruption.
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Gas prices: Energy price cap not fit for purpose, say suppliers

Sat, 10/09/2021 - 17:45
Firms say consumers could face a "huge cost" from providers going out of business.
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Energy prices: Significant rises to come, says regulator Ofgem

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 10:02
Households will again see big rises in energy bills next spring, warns regulator Ofgem.
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Marcus Rashford: Child poverty may rise as universal credit top-up ends

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 08:33
Millions "lost a lifeline" when the temporary rise to universal credit ended, the footballer says.
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Starter salaries rise at fastest rate in 24 years

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 00:45
Robust demand for staff is fuelled by rising economic activity, survey suggests.
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Energy bills will rise further, warns regulator

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 16:00
Bills will go up in line with soaring wholesale costs, with prices set to stay volatile, says Ofgem.
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Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 08:58
The CMA calls for a change in the law, as customers miss out on refunds after cancelled flights amid Covid.
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