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Look here for the insight you need to make informed decisions and take control of your energy use.

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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Personal allowance and minimum wage to rise next year

The personal allowance and minimum wage rates will rise from April 2018, the Chancellor of...
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Nov 20, 2017

More than half of Black Friday ‘deals’ cheaper on other days

Six in 10 of last year’s Black Friday bargains were found to be cheaper or the same pric...
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Nov 16, 2017

Parents face delay signing up to Tax-Free Childcare scheme

The government will open up applications for the Tax-Free Childcare scheme for parents of ...
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Nov 15, 2017

Great expectations: Budget 2017

Who would be Philip Hammond? Next week he confronts a populace weary of austerity, hoping ...

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Oct 31, 2017

Many Airbnb and eBay users unaware if tax due: check now

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Oct 20, 2017

Cashback quickie divorce – don’t mind if I do

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Oct 19, 2017

‘You’re better off in work than on benefits’ – think tank

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Oct 17, 2017

Simple tricks to cut the cost of owning and running your car

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Sep 29, 2017

The gig economy and taxation: what you need to know

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Sep 18, 2017

Ethnic minority pay lag revealed at accountancy giant: your rights explained

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Sep 12, 2017

Cohabiting couples: how to protect yourselves financially

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Aug 30, 2017

Funeral plan holders not covered by UK compensation scheme

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Aug 25, 2017

The top five building blunders revealed, and how to avoid them

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Aug 14, 2017

Why selling on eBay just got more expensive

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Aug 11, 2017

Broadband speeds fail to match expectations

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Aug 10, 2017

Private parking complaints soar: how to fight charges

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Aug 04, 2017

A practical guide to help you deal with the death of a loved one

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Jul 07, 2017

Consumer lending rises 8% over one year

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Jul 06, 2017

Government launches consultation on Funeral Payments

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Jul 03, 2017

New wage squeeze: Londoners hit hardest

News

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Nov 23, 2017

Energy supplier slapped with £260k fine

Small energy firm E is to pay £260,000 for sales and marketing failures, the regulator ha...
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Nov 23, 2017

The dos and don’ts of Black Friday

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Nov 23, 2017

Clampdown on ‘misleading’ advertised broadband speeds

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Nov 23, 2017

‘Average pay won’t recover to its pre-crisis peak until 2025’ – think tank

Consumers’ confidence in their personal finances has fallen to its lowest level since Ap...
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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Duty on fuel and booze frozen but bad news for smokers

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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: VAT threshold remains on hold, but under review

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