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Barclays must stop assault on our cash NOW, says Access to Cash Review chair 12 Oct 2019, 5:31pm Barclays must stop assault on our cash NOW, says Access to Cash Review chair
Barclays' decision to withdraw from the scheme that allows its customers to access cash using the Post Office network is damaging and counterproductive.
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Elderly people urged to sign up to new scheme to secure £140 discount on energy bills 12 Oct 2019, 5:31pm Elderly people urged to sign up to new scheme to secure £140 discount on energy bills
A vital scheme launches tomorrow that helps elderly people meet the cost of energy bills every winter, known as the Warm Home Discount.
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STOCK WATCH: London Stock Exchange keeps bragging rights  12 Oct 2019, 5:31pm STOCK WATCH: London Stock Exchange keeps bragging rights 
Fresh from shrugging off the advances of its Hong Kong rival, the London Stock Exchange group is likely to start bragging about the benefits of its £21bn takeover of trading data provider Refinitiv.
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Post Office veto will save Barclays just £7m a year... as bank made £3.5bn profit in 2018 12 Oct 2019, 5:31pm Post Office veto will save Barclays just £7m a year... as bank made £3.5bn profit in 2018
Barclays will save just £7million a year by blocking its customers from withdrawing cash from the Post Office, sources told The Mail on Sunday.
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12 Oct 2019, 5:31pm CASH IN THE ATTIC: Do you have London Olympic torch? It could fetch more than £2,000
A 2012 London Olympic relay torch was put up for sale by a pawnbroker for £2,200 this month - one of 8,000 made for participants at the event.
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12 Oct 2019, 12:00pm Migrant labour has saved Britain from a post-referendum recession
The Guardian
In the fog of Brexit uncertainty, UK GDP growth has been undermined by lack of business investmentOne of the confusing trends since the Brexit referendum vote can be found in the official measure of national income or GDP. A glance at the data since 2016 reveals a series of ups and downs from quarter to quarter, and very little in the way of a trend. The low points conform to the argument that Brexit was a disaster for the economy, while the mini-recoveries play to the Brexiters’ charge that “
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12 Oct 2019, 11:00am Georgieva’s brave new agenda at IMF threatened by economic storm clouds
The Guardian
Trade wars are likely to dominate discussions in Washington despite new leader’s passion on inequality and climate crisis The world’s finance ministers and central bankers will be in Washington this week for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank amid growing concerns that the global economy is
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Habito lets home buyers make a cash offer before they get a mortgage 12 Oct 2019, 7:00am Habito lets home buyers make a cash offer before they get a mortgage
The Guardian
Habito claims that customers can get their loan offer in as little as 24 hours, helping them to secure their property earlier and putting them in a stronger negotiating position on price.
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New James Bond film helps UK stave off recession  12 Oct 2019, 4:55am New James Bond film helps UK stave off recession 
The Guardian
The economy grew by 0.3 per cent between June and August as weak manufacturing was offset by booming TV and film production, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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New HMV boss Doug Putman calls for business rates overhaul 12 Oct 2019, 4:55am New HMV boss Doug Putman calls for business rates overhaul
The Guardian
Doug Putman said the UK - and by extension the Chancellor, whose responsibility it is - should 'hurry up and look at' the levy that brutalises so many High Street stores.
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Markets soar on hopes of a Brexit deal: Sterling jumps 4% in two days 12 Oct 2019, 4:55am Markets soar on hopes of a Brexit deal: Sterling jumps 4% in two days
The Guardian
On a dramatic day on the financial markets, sterling jumped another 2.1 per cent against the dollar to a high above $1.27, taking gains over the last two days to more than 4 per cent.
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BA turns to social media to help it pick new flight destinations 12 Oct 2019, 4:55am BA turns to social media to help it pick new flight destinations
The Guardian
Millennials in particular are likely to choose where to go on holiday based on photos they've seen on social media and will consider how 'Instagrammable' a place or hotel is before booking.
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BP slides 1.7% after warning Hurricane Barry has hit production 12 Oct 2019, 4:54am BP slides 1.7% after warning Hurricane Barry has hit production
The Guardian
The oil giant's shares slipped 8.45p, to 493.55p after it revealed 100,000 barrels were lost per day to the storm in July. The chaos forced the company to shut its rigs for two weeks.
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BB HEALTHCARE: Invests in medical firms around the world 12 Oct 2019, 4:53am BB HEALTHCARE: Invests in medical firms around the world
The Guardian
BB Healthcare can have a maximum of 35 holdings, and aims to pay a dividend of 3.5 per cent of the value of its assets. One of its best-known top-ten holdings is Bristol-Myers Squibb.
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Boris bus firm rescue plan moves a step closer 12 Oct 2019, 4:53am Boris bus firm rescue plan moves a step closer
The Guardian
English industrialist Jo Bamford announced yesterday he had agreed a deal in principle to buy the factory and associated land from former business owner Jeff Wright.
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12 Oct 2019, 3:01am Average UK earners gained just 2p per hour in two years, TUC reveals
The Guardian
Minimal real terms rise compares with £7 an hour for top 1% of earners The top 1% of high earners in the UK have enjoyed a 7.6% real terms pay increase over the last two years, while the average worker’s pay rose by just 2p an hour. A TUC analysis of government hourly pay data between 2016 and 2018 shows thatpay among the very top earners increased at a faster rate than any other group.
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12 Oct 2019, 2:00am How can I throw a Halloween party on a budget?
The Guardian
My partner has volunteered me to host a bash – what should I do to make it go with a bang?
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12 Oct 2019, 2:00am Hearing aids: is going private really better than the NHS?
The Guardian
A hi-tech device could set you back £5,000, while NHS models are good and free When Alan Wright* decided to take the plunge and spend £2,800 on new hearing aids, he thought he was buying a significant upgrade on his old NHS-provided models. The 70-year-old, who had largely given up going to the theatre and other similar activities due to being quite deaf in one ear, hoped that by spending the money he would be able to start going out again.
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12 Oct 2019, 2:00am Flat owners get £31,000 bill for balconies ‘left to rot’
The Guardian
Residents are furious at a massive bill for fixing structures they say are the landlord’s responsibility The owners of six flats have been left reeling after being hit with a bill for £31,000 from their landlord – for repairing two small wooden balconies which the residents claim had been left to rot through lack of maintenance. They also say the demand is almost seven times the £4,500 figure for tackling the problem quoted in a report commissioned by the landlord.
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12 Oct 2019, 2:00am ‘I set up a funeral firm to help people, not to make money’
The Guardian
Lucy Coulbert, 37, on her finances – and how boats and motorbikes have played a role in her services
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11 Oct 2019, 8:06pm Electric cars can travel three times as far as petrol or diesel per £1
The Guardian
Some of Britain's most efficient electric cars can travel up to three times the distance of petrol or diesel rivals for the same amount of money, according to new research.
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