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1 in 4 shop workers skip meals each month to pay bills

One in four shop workers are skipping meals each month to meet bill payments, according to research from a trade union.

August 11, 2022
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Introduction of €7 visa-waiver forms for travellers to EU delayed

The EU has delayed the introduction of a €7 visa-waiver form to enter its passport-free zone, meaning Brits are unlikely to face the charge until 2024

August 11, 2022
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Reliable rent-paying ‘should count towards mortgage applications’

Renters should be able to use their history of payments as proof that they can afford a mortgage, a think tank has argued.

August 11, 2022
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Four new directors for Bank of England board

The government is set to appoint four new non-executive directors to the internal court of the Bank of England, which acts as its supervisory board

August 11, 2022
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Deliveroo losses soar to £147m as cost of living crisis bites

Losses at Deliveroo soared by more than half to £147m in the first six months of the year, with the embattled company facing a dramatic slowdown in revenue growth as the cost of living crisis affec...

August 10, 2022
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Strikes expected at Felixstowe port as pay talks end without agreement

Talks between the Unite union and the company that runs Felixstowe port, which were aimed at stopping an eight-day strike by dock workers at Britain’s busiest container port, have ended without a d...

August 10, 2022
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UK postal workers to strike for four days in pay dispute

More than 115,000 UK postal workers are to stage a series of strikes in the coming weeks in a dispute over pay.

August 10, 2022
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Cost of living support gives consumer confidence a lift

Consumer confidence rose in July as low-income households received cost of living payments from the government’s support package.

August 10, 2022
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Supply issues drive down used car sales

The number of used cars sold fell by nearly a fifth in the second quarter as the supply issues that have put the brakes on the new car market finally hit the availability of second-hand vehicles.

August 10, 2022
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Elon Musk sell $6.9bn Tesla shares as Twitter court battle looms

Elon Musk sold $6.9 billion worth of shares in Tesla to avoid an emergency sale should Twitter succeed in forcing him to close the $44 billion takeover.

August 10, 2022
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Scotland’s nightclubs to close for three weeks from 27 December

The announcement comes after fresh restrictions were put on large events and hospitality venues earlier this week

August 9, 2022
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Lord Hammond to join £1bn Fintech Growth Fund

Former Chancellor Lord Philip Hammond has been appointed to the advisory board of the provisionally named Fintech Growth fund

August 9, 2022
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