UK Budget 2016: What will George Osborne announce?...

CHANCELLOR George Osborne's 2016 Budget is set to dramatically alter the wealth of homes across Britain - here's what he is predicted to announce and what you need to know. When is the Budget 2016? Mr Osborne will...
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16 March 2016, 4:33

City news: Ocado, Sports Direct, Avon, French Connection...

OCADO said it is on track to renew its 2013 deal with Morrisons and sign up international partners as it delivered a 15.3 per cent rise in group quarterly sales to £ 312.4million. The online grocer increased average...
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16 March 2016, 4:02

Wearable technology firm Edesix signs body camera deal with Northern Ireland police...

Wearable technology firm Edesix's super portable body worn cameras promise a safer world for citizens and frontline workers. And if video killed the television star, they could also spell the end for a lot of soap opera...
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16 March 2016, 4:01

Millions of Brits at risk of underinsuring valuables...

MILLIONS of Britons with "hidden treasures" such as jewellery and antiques are not protecting them properly. Two fifths have no cover under their home insurance policy because they do not realise expensive items must...
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16 March 2016, 2:39

The end of £ 1 petrol? Drivers woe as prices at the pump rise ahead of the Budget...

SUPERMARKETS have started to pull sub- £ 1 a litre fuel offers amid fears the Chancellor will heap further costs on motorists in tomorrow's Budget. Tesco has started to raise prices at the pumps off the back of rising...
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16 March 2016, 1:39

The five minute guide to buying a new or second-hand car...

EVERYBODY loves the feeling of sitting behind the wheel of a new motor, and sales are accelerating as spring approaches. New private car registrations leapt almost a quarter last month compared to February 2015 in...
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15 March 2016, 22:35

The products so obsolete they've been cut from the inflation index...

THE official cost of living in Britain no longer features the cost of entry to nightclubs or CD-Roms, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today. A sign of the times has also been illustrated by a number of...
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15 March 2016, 21:27

Women hit by pension age changes should access payouts earlier, say MPs...

WOMEN caught out by a hike to the state pension age should be able to access benefits earlier but at a lower rate, according to MPs. The official state pension age for women is being pushed back in line with men,...
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15 March 2016, 21:26

Foodie fads courgetti and boodles help first Sainsbury's sales rise in two years...

SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury's has posted its first annual sales growth in more than two years after offering more innovative health foods. At the start of the year, the grocer launched so-called boodles - butternut...
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15 March 2016, 19:52

Boost for Brexit as beauty giant Avon to relocate headquarters to Britain from US...

COSMETICS giant Avon is relocating its headquarters to Britain from New York after 130-years in what is being seen as a major boost for the Brexit campaign. The multibillion dollar firm, which sells beauty products in...
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15 March 2016, 17:39

Business news: Sports Direct and Watkin Jones...

SPORTS Direct founder Mike Ashley has hit back at calls for him to give evidence in Parliament about the treatment of his workers. Ian Wright, chairman of the Commons business, skills and innovation committee, had...
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15 March 2016, 5:19

Insurance costs soar for over-50s with Chancellor set to hike prices AGAIN in Budget...

DRIVERS over 50 have been hardest hit by last year's insurance tax hike amid fears George Osborne will again raise cover costs in Wednesday's 2016 Budget. Older motorists - among the safest people on the road - have...
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15 March 2016, 4:22

Future is robo as RBS jobs go...

MILLIONS of consumers struggling to afford financial advice will be given better and cheaper pensions and savings support in sweeping changes proposed by the Government and City watchdog. The Financial Conduct...
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15 March 2016, 4:22

Rich tax dodgers 'cost' UK £ 5bn a year - more than enough to fund Osborne's spending cuts...

WEALTHY tax dodgers cost the country more than £ 5BILLION a year in lost revenues - enough to plug George Osborne's hole in the public finances, according to new research. More than & pound; 170BN is stashed in...
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14 March 2016, 21:39

New 'Help to Save': Will YOU qualify for £ 1200 bonus?...

LOW-INCOME savers who squirrel away monthly cash will be able to earn more than a thousand pounds in bonuses, as part of government plans to encourage 'rainy day' funds. Millions of workers who receive job benefits...
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14 March 2016, 19:13