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Rapid house price growth continues in September, says Nationwide

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/30/2021 - 10:05
Property prices have risen at 10% or more a year for each of the last five months, the Nationwide says.
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Cost of living: £500m in new grants to help poorest households

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/30/2021 - 07:05
The government announces the support as other schemes, including furlough, close.
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Researchers find Apple Pay, Visa contactless hack

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/30/2021 - 01:36
An attacker could bypass the iPhone lock screen and make large payments above the contactless limit.
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Three more energy firms go bust amid gas price rise

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/29/2021 - 16:12
Enstroga, Igloo Energy and Symbio Energy are the latest to go under, Ofgem announces.
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Pensions department faces 'serious questions' over non-payments

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/29/2021 - 11:54
Thousands of newly-retired people have not been paid their state pension owing to a backlog.
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Shortage problem: What's the UK running low on and why?

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 18:19
Shortages are one thing we don't seem to be running out of in the UK right now.
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New 159 fraud hotline launched to counter threat

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 13:13
Potential victims who dial it will be automatically connected to their bank's fraud prevention service.
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Broadband switching to be made faster and easier under new rules

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 11:34
Switching from one tech to another will no longer require long phone calls to several companies.
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Outlook bleak for drivers as petrol prices surge, says RAC

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 09:30
Pump prices have reached an eight-year high, the motoring body says, amid the current fuel crisis.
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Green investing: How your savings can fight climate change

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 00:21
Campaigners say you should see your money as a secret superpower that can help save the planet
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Gas price crisis: Good Energy will not take on new customers

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/27/2021 - 07:41
The renewable energy firm said it would not take on new "loss-making" customers amid the gas price crisis.
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Riskiest payments should be slowed to stop fraud, says Nationwide

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/27/2021 - 00:06
Nationwide Building Society sets up a fraud checking hotline, but says wider changes are need to halt fraud.
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Thousands of energy customers facing bill shocks

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:57
People are awaiting decisions by the regulator about which surviving company will take on their supply.
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Restaurants set to be banned from withholding staff tips

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/24/2021 - 00:02
The government is set to make it illegal for hospitality bosses to withhold tips from their workers.
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What can I do if my energy supplier goes bust?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 13:01
Nearly 1.5 million customers have seen their energy firm collapse amid soaring gas prices.
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Millions face winter finance squeeze, says charity

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 11:53
Low-income families face a £710 rise in costs, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation estimates.
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Energy firms' collapse hits 1.5 million customers

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 00:01
Several energy suppliers, such as Avro Energy and Green, have gone bust in recent weeks.
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Gas crisis: Head of regulator warns more customers face hit

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 12:25
The energy regulator says "well above" hundreds of thousands of customers may be left in limbo as more suppliers fold.
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Fraudsters steal £4m a day as crime surges

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 10:10
Total losses through fraud rockets by 30% in the first half of the year, with many victims not refunded.
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Catalogue of errors led to £1bn of state pension underpayments

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 00:01
The National Audit Office says 134,000 pensioners, mostly women, were affected by a preventable scandal.
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