Do not pay the price of staying faithful: Shop around and beat introductory offers...

Loyalty does not pay when managing your money as big companies continue to treat long-standing customers like second-class citizens. Staying faithful to your bank, building society or energy supplier could cost you...
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30 March 2016, 0:41

How YOUR pay packet will be cut by £ 37 NEXT WEEK to pay for new state pension...

MILLIONS of workers will see their pay packet sliced ​​next month to pay for changes to the new state pension. Employees are to see their take home pay cut by up to & pound; 37 a month when National Insurance...
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29 March 2016, 22:43

Mortgage clampdown ANOTHER blow for landlords amid fears property bubble could burst...

LANDLORDS are set for another market crackdown amid fears Britain's property bubble could burst with devastating effects for the economy. Buy-to-let borrowers will face tougher lending rules under plans by the Bank of...
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29 March 2016, 21:23

How to claim the winter fuel payment: When is the deadline?...

MANY pensioners rely on their winter fuel allowance in order to keep warm during cold weather. But when do you have to claim your winter fuel payment by? What is the winter fuel payment?The winter fuel payment, also...
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29 March 2016, 19:20

Warning for savers: Premium Bond prizes to PLUNGE as rates are slashed...

THE Premium Bonds odds are to soar as payouts plunge, amid a huge cull on returns offered on the most popular accounts from the Government's savings provider. NS & I is cutting the total value of the prizes and taking...
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29 March 2016, 17:20

City news: Pension pots deficit, BAE Systems and London breweries...

BRITISH firms are facing an £ 800billion funding gap for their final salary pension pots after seeing the deficit nearly double over the past decade, according to research. The gaping hole in defined benefit (DB)...
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29 March 2016, 15:40

City News: Pensions, Brexit and Easter eggs, online dating, Sunday papers...

MINISTERS have failed to make clear that most people retiring on the new state pensions will not receive the £ 15565 weekly flat rate in its early days, a Commons committee warns. The Government has "managed to...
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29 March 2016, 3:22

Skilled workers shortage hampers manufacturing growth...

MANUFACTURING firms struggling to recruit skilled workers are threatening to "derail" productivity gains, a new report has warned. The Government was accused of failing to get to grips with the "skills crunch" despite...
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29 March 2016, 3:22

Thanks a bunch, Crusader: Getting results after online flower delivery mix-up...

Thanks a bunch, Crusader. That is what Margaret Earles told us when we set right a mix-up over a bouquet she had ordered online to cheer up her sister Beryl who was ill. Margaret bought the & pound; 25 floral...
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28 March 2016, 1:05

Travel bosses set to reveal terror impact...

THOMSON and First Choice owner TUI will shed light on how a string of terror attacks have impacted bookings when it updates the market on Thursday. Travel companies have seen trading come under pressure after a number...
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534
28 March 2016, 1:04

High street shops at risk of going into administration...

BHS managed to avoid going into administration last week, but because of the slowing economy, others will not be so lucky. The first quarter of the year is traditionally bad for retailers, who having experienced a...
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27 March 2016, 18:00

City News: High street renting, Challenger, Birchbox and Emails...

NINE major high-street fixtures are in a financially weak position as March's quarterly rent due date looms large in the sector, according to business health monitor Company Watch. At the end of March, retailers and...
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27 March 2016, 4:03

Is Chancellor finally killing off buy-to-let golden goose?...

Chancellor George Osborne may have been forced into a U-turn on disability cuts, but his assault on buy-to-let (BTL) is about to intensify. BTL is arguably the most popular investment of the last two decades, with...
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27 March 2016, 4:03

Business news: Next, Mitie and cold-callers...

HIGH-STREET giant Next warned the year ahead was set to be the "toughest we have faced since 2008" as it cautioned over profits amid fears of a consumer spending slump. The retailer said it was bracing itself for a...
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26 March 2016, 4:40

AG Barr profits, Äòto lose fizz,Äô after sugar tax blow...

IRN BRU maker AG Barr will be looked to for further thoughts on the impact of the Chancellor,Äôs sugary drinks tax when it unveils full-year profits on Tuesday. The sector was sent reeling by the announcement of the...
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26 March 2016, 4:40