No need to swap data for drinks, says privacy body

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 00:00
Some pub ordering apps ask too many questions, but you can refuse, says the information watchdog.
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Parcel delivery texts now the most common con-trick

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 08/16/2021 - 15:13
Text messages asking for a fee to deliver a package are responsible for most "smishing" fraud.
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Social media fraud: The influencers promoting criminal scams

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 08/16/2021 - 01:16
BBC Panorama investigates a new generation of fraudster that openly uses social media to promote crime.
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How do couples handle awkward chats about money?

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 08/16/2021 - 00:03
From squabbles and lies to what they'd do if they won the lottery, we pose the awkward questions.
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House prices fall for first time this year

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 08/16/2021 - 00:00
House prices have fallen for the first time this year as demand for bigger houses shrinks.
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Efforts to curb energy tariffs 'greenwashing'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 23:25
The government is reviewing whether all so-called green tariffs are really good for the environment.
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Covid: Should I be working from home or going back to the office?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 08/13/2021 - 12:08
The working from home advice in England is set to change on 19 July.
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Post Office to fight six appeals in IT scandal

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/11/2021 - 15:06
More appeal cases are being heard after hundreds of sub-postmasters were wrongly accused of stealing.
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Morrisons to give workers Boxing Day off

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/11/2021 - 11:50
The supermarket chain has given all its 111,000 staff the day off as a reward for their work during the pandemic.
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Working from home job adverts rise

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/11/2021 - 09:51
Recruitment firms say an increasing number of jobseekers now expect flexible working "as the norm".
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Winchester is now the least affordable UK city to buy a home

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/11/2021 - 00:01
Winchester has leapfrogged Oxford to become the UK’s least affordable city to buy a home, says a survey.
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Second-hand car sales soar amid shortage of new models

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 08/10/2021 - 11:40
Used car transactions have more than doubled in the last few months, according to the industry body.
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SFO probes Gavin Woodhouse over suspected care home fraud

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 08/09/2021 - 11:15
The Serious Fraud Office has launched a fraud investigation into care home entrepreneur Gavin Woodhouse
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House price growth slows as housing market cools

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 08/06/2021 - 08:53
The Halifax says house prices rose again in July, but the market seems to be cooling down.
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Energy prices rise again for millions of households

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 08/06/2021 - 07:04
Fuel poverty charities say the price cap increase will come at the worst time during winter.
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High Court backs compensation for Provident customers

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 14:04
The doorstep lender's borrowers can claim partial compensation for mis-sold loans after court ruling.
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Petrol prices at eight-year high, says RAC

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 07:09
Prices have risen for nine straight months - and are expected to increase further - the motoring group says.
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Ministers reject calls to lower state pension age to 60

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 11:05
The government says lowering the state pension age is not fair or affordable for taxpayers.
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Bank fraud: ‘I had £9,000 stolen from my account’

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 00:08
Scam victims are having difficulties getting bank support after losing cash, consumer group Which? says.
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My Money: 'I had forgotten how it all adds up'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 00:12
Marketeer Toni says being able to socialise more and meet colleagues is pushing her spending higher.
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