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Oct 31, 2018

Why Budget tax allowance change isn’t as generous as it appears

Higher earners were given a seemingly generous tax break as part of this week’s Budget a...
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Oct 30, 2018

All you need to know about the new ‘millennial’ railcard

A new ‘millennial’ railcard will be available by the end of the year, offering cheaper...
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Oct 09, 2018

Water meters should be compulsory, say MPs: do they save you money?

Water companies should be able to force customers to have a water meter, a group of MPs ha...
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Oct 04, 2018

Childcare Voucher scheme closed to new entrants: your options

The Childcare Voucher scheme offered via employers has today been closed to new entrants a...

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Sep 26, 2018

Student renters: what you need to know

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Sep 05, 2018

Why high earning households should apply for child benefit

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Aug 23, 2018

Nannies and employment law: what you need to know

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Aug 16, 2018

Parents: an essential guide to student finance, university loans and fees

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Aug 13, 2018

Flight delayed or cancelled? How to claim compensation

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Aug 01, 2018

Octopus Energy to take on Iresa customers: what next?

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Jul 27, 2018

Iresa energy collapses: what you need to know

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Jul 24, 2018

Smart meters under attack: what you need to know

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Jul 18, 2018

Record numbers switch to small energy firms: how safe are they?

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Jul 17, 2018

Tax credit claimants have two weeks to renew

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Jul 16, 2018

10 ways to cut your water bill in the heatwave

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Jul 03, 2018

Holidaymakers: check your passport now or face a £177 fee

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Jun 25, 2018

How to make and save money while renovating your house

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Jun 21, 2018

Car hire: how to avoid aggressive and costly sales tactics

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Jun 11, 2018

Can I get broadband without a landline?

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May 15, 2018

MOT due? Book your car in before Sunday…if you can

News

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Nov 19, 2018

Mobile firms net £64m from data charges: here’s how to avoid them

Mobile phone operators have netted an extra £64m from pay-monthly customers who are overp...
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Nov 19, 2018

The tax scam targeting university students: what to look out for

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Nov 19, 2018

Energy firms need to install 30 smart meters a minute to meet deadline

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Nov 16, 2018

Fathers: why the low take up of Shared Parental Leave?

Take up of Shared Parental Leave since its introduction in 2015 has been unexpectedly low....
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Nov 16, 2018

EE and Virgin Media fined £13m for overcharging customers

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Nov 15, 2018

Shoppers rein in spending as October retail sales disappoint

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