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Gov’t receives a complaint every hour about tax-free childcare

Disgruntled parents typically make a complaint every hour about the government...

Sterling takes a pounding: how to get the best rate for your holiday cash

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Rising energy prices push inflation to 2.1%

Higher energy prices and air fares have helped to nudge inflation above the Bank...

Gas company receives record fine over supply failures

The energy regulator has fined gas company Cadent £24m for “serious” past f...

Sainsbury’s shoppers can get money off fuel and bonus Nectar points this weekend

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