Energy supplier's confusing letter...

A mystifying code on his energy bills led a sharp-eyed customer into a stand-off with his power company and its debt collectors. Surgeon Krishna Reddy came to the logical conclusion that the letter E next to the dual...
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405
14 March 2016, 18:26

Brexit would NOT damage UK's business with the world, say top bosses...

BRITAIN'S business ties with the rest of the world would NOT be damaged if the country votes out of the European Union in the June referendum, according to top executives from some of the biggest global companies. ...
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591
14 March 2016, 18:26

Why you should not ignore this year's Isa...

NOBODY likes paying tax but many are handing over more than they need to by failing to shield their savings from HM Revenue & Customs inside their annual individual savings account (Isa) allowance. Savers appear to...
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440
14 March 2016, 13:08

City news: Nationwide, Ocado and the food and drink sector...

A banking support service for people affected by cancer is being extended by Britain's biggest building society to help customers with a range of other life-limiting or life threatening conditions. A banking support...
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323
14 March 2016, 4:33

Buy-to-let boom: Landlord lending beats first-time buyers for first time...

LANDLORD borrowing eclipsed first-time buyer borrowing for the first time on record in January, show industry figures released today. Buy-to-let mortgages jumped by a whopping 42 per cent from the same month last year...
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690
14 March 2016, 3:57

Sainsbury's boost ahead of Argos bid...

Supermarket Sainsbury's is expected to have improved sales when it updates the market tomorrow, ahead of the deadline for offers on Argos owner Home Retail Group. Like-for-like sales excluding fuel look set to narrow...
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499
14 March 2016, 3:02

Share Hunter: More reasons to take chance on Morrisons...

Morrisons is one of the Big Four UK supermarkets employing more than 100000 staff across 500 stores. The firm has had a tough time of late, as food price deflation and competition from discounters Aldi and Lidl eat away...
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762
14 March 2016, 3:02

City News: Swuto, London Stock Exchange, Tiffany & Co....

SWUTO, the energy price comparison service that automatically switches users to the cheapest provider, will look to raise new funds from investors to finance its expansion plans in the summer. Founder and chief...
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972
14 March 2016, 2:24

City news: John Lewis, Argos, Stanley Gibbons and Cineworld...

JOHN Lewis will pay lower bonuses to its 91500 staff after pension charges and reduced property returns ate into profits. The employee-owned department store and Waitrose supermarket group said the staff windfall...
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774
13 March 2016, 5:00

George Osborne could target employee benefits in new Budget...

CHANCELLOR George Osborne could raid salary sacrifice schemes, which are used by companies to boost workers' pensions and benefits, in his Budget on Wednesday, tax experts fear. The Government's efforts to reduce the...
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304
13 March 2016, 4:28

Sainsbury's set to increase Argos offer as sales improve...

SAINSBURY'S chief executive Mike Coupe is expected to announce increased fourth-quarter sales and a fresh £ 145billion offer for Home Retail Group this week. On Tuesday the supermarket giant will publish its trading...
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581
13 March 2016, 4:28

Saudi Arabia now BEGGING for billions in loans as oil crash leaves economy in tatters...

TROUBLED Saudi Arabia is desperately seeking a loan worth BILLIONS of pounds after the oil price crash has shaken its economy to the core. The kingdom's record budget deficit is forcing the humbled Government to...
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619
12 March 2016, 12:00

Old Mutual plans to split into four units...

OLD Mutual, the £ 9billion Anglo-African financial services giant, could float its wealth management and emerging markets businesses after announcing plans to split itself into four companies. The FTSE 100 group's...
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381
12 March 2016, 12:00

Eurozone in CRISIS: Bonanza of cash and rates cuts from Europe's Bank has misfired...

MARKETS were left reeling following the European Central Bank (ECB) 's desperate decision to unleash a round of new stimulus aimed at kicking the flagging eurozone economy into gear. French and German stock markets...
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811
11 March 2016, 21:24

Business news: Prudential, Hotel Chocolat, Amazon, Sky...

STRONG demand for its savings and retirement products from the likes of American baby-boomers and Asia's growing middle classes boosted Prudential's annual operating profit by 22 per cent to £ 4billion. The insurance...
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681
11 March 2016, 20:16