Euromillions: UK's biggest ever lottery jackpot up for grabs

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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

BBC Money News Feed - 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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Council tax could rise by £220, say researchers

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 00:03
Households in England could see bills jump within three years, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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Energy bills could rise by hundreds of pounds

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 00:01
Consumers should be prepared for volatile gas prices and more suppliers collapsing, analysts say.
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Firms urge help after gas prices hit record high

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 16:15
UK gas hits its highest level to date, but falls again later after Russia promises to boost supply.
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Pay gap between men and women fails to improve

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:01
Experts alarmed by the number of national employers and High Street firms that continue to have large pay gaps.
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Universal credit reduction: 'I feel overwhelmed' at financial impact

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 10:23
As the £20-a-week UC uplift is withdrawn, we ask three women how it will affect them.
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Back to the office: Insurers covering cost of therapy for lonely dogs

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/05/2021 - 10:29
More policies cover the cost of behavioural treatment for pets as owners return to workplaces.
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Morrisons chair promises 'good Christmas' for shoppers

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/04/2021 - 09:35
As the supermarket's ownership is settled, its chairman says supply issues have been "slightly overblown".
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Stamp duty holiday: Success or failure?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 22:00
As stamp duty returns to its pre-pandemic status, there are opposing views over recent tax policy.
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Millions of households face 12% gas and electricity price rise

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 00:02
Standard energy bills rise by £139 a year and prepayment meter bills see sharper rise under new price cap.
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Restaurants warn prices will rise due to VAT hike

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 00:01
The increased sales tax will be passed on to customers, say restaurant and bar bosses.
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Virgin Money to close 12 branches in Scotland

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/30/2021 - 10:15
The bank says they will shut early next year after a further fall in demand for in-person banking services.
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