Staff to gain right to request flexible working from first day

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/21/2021 - 14:47
All employees will be given the right to request flexible working, under government proposals.
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Gas crisis: Energy price cap will stay, say Kwasi Kwarteng and Ofgem

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/21/2021 - 06:53
Price rises will be limited to 12% as Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng rejects fears of power cuts.
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Gas prices: 'I'm just watching the meter go up'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 15:11
Customers caught in the middle of the energy price crisis face higher bills but are told not to panic.
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Gas prices: Are energy bills going up and what can I do?

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 16:57
Gas prices have soared by 250% since January but what does that mean for household bills?
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Unpaid state pension: 'I'm disgusted by delays'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 22:01
Thousands of people who have turned 66 have not been paid their state pensions and they are furious.
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'I’m constantly worried about being evicted'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 23:59
Debt charity StepChange is calling for emergency support for renters who have fallen behind on payments.
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Most office workers will never return full-time, survey says

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 12:56
Most people do not believe workers will return to the office full-time, according to YouGov research.
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Firms fined over 'frustrating' nuisance messages

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 14:02
We Buy Any Car, Saga and Sports Direct are fined for sending millions of nuisance messages.
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FCA signs up celebrities to warn of investment risks

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 13:42
Influencers are part of the City regulator's plan to highlight decisions over high-risk investments.
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Countryside Properties scraps leasehold ground rent rises

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:14
Developer latest to drop contract clause which campaigners say makes people prisoners in their homes.
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Price rises see record jump as food costs rise in August

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 07:13
The UK inflation rate hit 3.2% in the year to August, according to the latest official figures.
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Pennies back in production as cash is hoarded during Covid

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 23:59
No new 1p coins were made by the Royal Mint in 2018 and 2019 but production resumed last year.
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Job vacancies at new record as furlough winds down

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 07:16
Official figures show the number of vacancies top one million for the first time since records began.
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Politeness leaving people at the mercy of fraudsters

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:50
Banks warn that people do not want to appear rude rather than cutting off unsolicited phone calls.
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The epicentre of Britain's pandemic house price boom

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:05
House prices have surged in many parts of the UK - and in one district they have risen by 29% in a year.
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Covid: Legal action begins over quarantine hotel rules

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
A law firm representing travellers is taking the government to court over the UK's quarantine hotel policy.
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Fraud warning for young: 'I had £700 stolen'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 09/11/2021 - 00:48
An anti-fraud charity says banks are not doing enough to warn young adults about the dangers of fraud.
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Delays in state pension payments 'causing anxiety'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 22:33
Hundreds of new state pension claimants failed to get payments due to Covid and staffing problems.
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Watchdog urges tougher line on Covid test firms

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 15:05
Basic standards for firms to qualify for the government list should be significantly improved, says the CMA.
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PayPal raises fees between UK and Europe

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:50
PayPal is bringing in a new fee for commercial transactions between the UK and EEA.
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