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....The Bank of England said in a separate report that higher food prices were leaving people with less money to spend on non-essentials such as furniture and eating out. Households were also starting to feel the pinch from increased clothing prices and utility bills, according to the latest snapshot from the Bank’s team of regional agents, based on discussions with businesses across the UK. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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BRITAIN'S SHAME: Ex-soldiers facing 'dangerous' levels of debt, warn experts  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 10:33:00 AM
.... "The difficulties and struggles of post-military life can sometimes be forgotten. “Once out of barracks they have to pay rent, council tax and utility bills that they previously would not have been responsible for. ...
UK budget deficit to increase this year amid living standards squeeze image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 10:49:47 AM
....The Bank of England said in a separate report that higher food prices were leaving people with less money to spend on non-essentials such as furniture and eating out. Households were also starting to feel the pinch from increased clothing prices and utility bills, according to the latest snapshot from the Bank’s team of regional agents, based on discussions with businesses across the UK. ...
Three Mile Island faces shutdown without financial rescue from Pennsylvania image
....Exelon and other nuclear power plant owners have made the pitch that zero-carbon nuclear plants are better suited than natural gas or coal to fight climate change. So-called nuclear bailouts have won approval in Illinois and New York but the potential for higher utility bills in Pennsylvania is drawing pushback from energy companies, manufacturers and consumer advocates. ...
Jobs market will suffer a Brexit slowdown, say experts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 11:01:29 PM
.... The rise is partly expected to reflect the timing of Easter, which this year fell in April, pushing up air fares in that month as a result. “The key influences this month are likely to be air fares, utility bills, continued foreign exchange pass-through and petrol prices,” said Alan Clark, an economist at Scotiabank. ...
US economy turns in weakest quarterly performance in three years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 12:54:36 PM
.... It was the poorest showing in more than seven years. Analysts blame in part the unusually warm winter, which meant less spending on utility bills. ...
Tories accused of stealing Labour's energy price cap promise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:26:37 AM
....Theresa May should give Labour a round of applause for highlighting the scandal of rip-off gas and electricity bills, the former shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint has said after senior Conservatives confirmed their manifesto will include an energy price cap. Capping utility bills was a key policy in Labour’s 2015 general election manifesto, but was rubbished by David Cameron as evidence that Ed Miliband wanted to live in a “Marxist universe”. ...
Parents forking out thousands of pounds after children leave the nest image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Two-thirds (67 per cent) of parents saw their household food bills reduce after their child left home, two in five (42 per cent) saw savings on utility bills, a third (35 per cent) saved on phone bills and a quarter (24 per cent) spent less on petrol. ...
London 'cheaper than New York or Tokyo' after pound's Brexit plunge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 07:00:07 AM
.... A large loaf of bread is around 70p, petrol is 40p a litre and cigarettes are 80p. The EIU compares more than 400 individual prices across 160 products and services, including food, drink, clothing, rents, transport and utility bills. ...
Seven ways to teach your kids about money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 06:30:31 AM
.... Rather than just saying “We can’t afford it”, explain why. Talk to your children about all the different things that have to be paid for, including tax and national insurance, along with mortgage/rent, council tax, utility bills, insurance, phone and broadband and the weekly shop. ...
The baby boomers have enjoyed the good times – now a tax hike is due | Phillip Inman image
....Instead, the new tax bands are a way to recognise that almost a fifth of the population live on a different economic plain and many have disposable incomes akin to workers on wages twice or three times as high. Pensioners on incomes above £20,000 a year will usually have paid off their mortgage and have few fixed costs apart from council tax and utility bills sapping their monthly bank balance. ...
For love or money image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 12:56:25 AM
....At its worst, extravagant spending by one partner from the joint account, or sole control of a joint account can be a sign of financial abuse. Spending jointly earned money, taking out loans in a partner's name, demanding payment for utility bills from their own savings, or scrutinising every penny that a partner spends are all signs of such bullying, charities and the TUC say. ...
Another London pop-up: the project that could ease the housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 02:46:42 PM
....Lewisham council said each home cost £156,000 to build, about 20% cheaper than a typical council home. The flats are bright, spacious – 77 sq metres (829 sq ft), above the London space standard of 75 sq m – and well insulated, costing about £500 a year in utility bills. ...
Housing crisis 'creates in-work poverty' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 12:02:46 AM
.... Her wage is topped up by Universal Credit. The charity worker says that after paying rent and utility bills, she has just £66 a week left. ...
Banks act to stop transfer scams and errors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 09:30:45 AM
.... The account holder could then accept or decline the payment. Evans said: “Request to pay will allow customers to authorise a regular payment, such as a utility bill or gym membership, before the company withdraws the money from their account. ...
Find out how you can fight back against inflation image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of October 2016 12:01:00 AM
....However, as we saw with Unilever’s attempt to add 10 per cent to the cost of Marmite, which is made wholly in the UK, some companies are using Brexit as an excuse to boost margins. Other factors are also pushing up costs, with rising wholesale energy prices driving up petrol and home utility bills. ...
You don't have to shiver to save money on energy bills this winter image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 08:46:00 AM
. Almost one in three households will be forced to delay heating their homes to keep their utility bills under control, according to new research from GoCompare. ...
HEALTH insurance could be the PROTECTION we need the most image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of October 2016 02:28:00 PM
....“We are the ones who have to pay the bills, so thought it was a good idea to put cover in place,” Emma says. The couple set up a combined life and critical illness cover policy with Scottish Widows, and have also bought some income protection, which pays a monthly long-term replacement income if you fall sick and cannot continue working, allowing you to meet everyday commitments, such as food, utility bills and debt repayments. ...
Archbishop's prayers answered as payday loan firms brought to book image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of September 2016 07:08:59 PM
....But what has happened to the desperate borrowers once hooked on short-term loans? There is little evidence, yet, that legal doorstep lenders such as Provident Financial have picked up much of the business, or that illegal loan sharks have flourished. Some people have simply stopped borrowing, said Packman, but others have gone into deeper arrears on rent and utility bills. ...
Five-minute guide to... the cost of going to university image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of August 2016 12:01:00 AM
....SET A BUDGET . Jonathan Watts-Lay, director, WEALTH at work, says students need to learn key budgeting skills and should start by making a list of their monthly spending: “Divide these into utility bills, supermarket shopping, mobile contracts, insurance, subscriptions and other spending to highlight where savings could be made. ...

Voters will be told to bring a passport or driver's licence to the polls in a bid to tackle electoral fraud
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. Voters will be required to present a passport, drivers licence or utility bill when they go to the polls in a bid to tackle electoral fraud, The Telegraph understands. ...

Election fraud allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of 'political correctness', report warns
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....To stop cases of fraud, Sir Eric, who says that there were 665 alleged cases of electoral fraud last year, says that voters should “have to produce personal identification before voting at polling stations”. He says that a driving licence, passport or utility bill would have to be shown in order for someone to vote. ...

Police Scotland's £21 million budget black hole 'threatens jobs'
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 04:27:31 PM
....30 was an “appropriate market rental rate” for the Chief Constable to stay in the wing of Tulliallan Castle. However, when utility bills are stripped out, this means he is paying only around £600 monthly for the accommodation. ...
Loyalty to everyday services is costing you MORE - make time for money saving switch image
....Kevin Pratt, consumer finance expert at MoneySupermarket. com, says this is overdue good news for millions who have been ill-treated for far too long: “From utility bills to insurance, bank accounts to mortgages, and broadband packages to mobile phones, the benefits of competition have been blunted as a result. ...
Payment shock: bank customers could get zapped for overspending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of May 2016 02:35:15 PM
....Interact IoT also works with Google’s Nest smart thermostat, which learns and manages the heating patterns of a house. Intelligent Environments claims it will help people save money on their utility bills. ...
Struggling generation rent is being driven into debt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 4th of April 2016 08:52:38 AM
.... Call 0800 33 66 99 or get in touch via its web chat service. ■ You could switch suppliers to bring down the cost of various utility bills, including home phone, broadband and energy. ...
The lodger allowance that could make your spare room a money-spinner image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of March 2016 09:54:29 AM
....”. She has a three-bed house, and lets the smaller room for £240 a month, including utility bills and council tax. ...
Public v private: what next for the ownership of Britain's railways? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of March 2016 07:04:14 PM
.... Jon Hart, transport legal expert at Pinsent Masons, points out: “If I am a commuter on the late running 7. 15am, is that down to the train, the operator, poor track or the fact Newco hasn’t paid its utility bill? This model could introduce a new layer of complexity to a complex model. ...
Barclays doubles cashback on 'Blue Rewards' account image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of February 2016 03:53:19 PM
.... For example, those with large balances and significant household outgoings may gain more from the popular Santander 123 current account. It pays up to 3pc cashback on utility bills and 3pc interest on balances between £3,000 and £20,000. ...
UK inflation creeps up for third straight month image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of February 2016 10:02:31 AM
.... . "In the near-term headline inflation is likely to remain close to zero as the effects of recent utility bill price cuts feed through, but medium term pressures could start to creep higher due to sterling’s plunge pushing up the price of imports," said Mr Knightley. ...
Hassle and harassment as debt collectors chase wrong people for money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of February 2016 06:59:00 AM
....A quarter of all letters marked ‘gone away’ are done so by people who have not gone away at all. Smith eventually emailed the debt agency a copy of a utility bill in the hope it would resolve the issue, but at the end of January she received another penalty charge notice for the previous occupant, which she is still trying to resolve. ...
Carnival cancelled in budget cuts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of February 2016 12:12:20 AM
....Jose Carlos dos Santos, a civil servant who works for a local school, hasn't received his salary for two months. The city owes him 2,000 reais (£345; $490) and he is falling behind on credit card payments and utility bills. ...
Spread of internet has not conquered 'digital divide' between rich and poor – report image
....The Bank said digital technology could be transformational. It said 40% of adults in east Africa pay utility bills using a mobile phone, while 8 million entrepreneurs in China – a third of them women – use an e-commerce platform to sell goods domestically and export to 120 countries. ...
Cash calendar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 12:29:09 AM
....If you are struggling with your finances, it is important to seek free debt advice as soon as possible. For example, missing three utility bill payments in the last three months could be a sign that help is needed. ...
Early Christmas payday causes problems for struggling Brits' finances image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of January 2016 07:40:32 PM
.... . Experian urged people to make a realistic budget in the future, that covers everything from Christmas presents to utility bills, to ensure the wait for January’s pay cheque to hit bank accounts isn’t too long. ...
2016: sustainable buildings go from being green to being good for you image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of December 2015 06:52:56 PM
.... For buildings, healthy will become the new green. The performance of a green building – be it energy usage, water efficiency or just lower utility bills – is important to companies looking for rental space. ...
The Crusader: Beware of cold callers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 6th of December 2015 01:27:00 PM
....That’s the advice of Catherine Gillett who wishes she had not listened when she received a cold call early in April. Swansea-based Green Streak Energy claims to help householders cut their utility bills and source home improvement grants. ...
Second digital-only bank is handed a UK licence image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 05:00:52 AM
.... Andrew Bailey heads the Prudential Regulation Authority at the Bank of England which authorises banks, and wants to increase competition in the sector  Photo: Paul Grover. Mr Knox said the aim is to differentiate the bank from the rest of the market by using customers’ data to offer good deals on the money they spend, such as utility bills as well as on financial products. ...
What are credit unions and how can they beat payday lenders? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of November 2015 07:03:03 AM
.... It’s a model that has attracted a lot of interest from other councils. The service offers an initial triage to assess people’s needs – whether, for example, they need a loan or help managing their utility bills. ...
Today’s top options for switching on to better banking image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 08:57:00 AM
....So customers could earn up to £600 a year before tax. It also offers cashback on household energy and utility bills, council tax, mobile phone, landline and broadband. ...
Graduates in London are some of the worst off in the world image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 16th of October 2015 12:21:20 PM
.... • Welcome to new London: the areas where affluent U35s moved in . It ranks 20 global cities and includes variables such as the cost of rented accommodation and utility bills through to the cost of groceries. ...
Warning over bank that promises to write off debts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of September 2015 03:35:19 PM
....WeRe Bank, which operates via a website, has been encouraging people to pay a £35 joining fee, plus £10 a month, in return for which they receive a cheque book which it says they can use to eradicate their debts. It tells prospective customers that its cheques can be used to pay a variety of debts, including tax demands, utility bills and court fines, and says that under sections 42 and 43 of the Bills of Exchange Act 1882, if a WeRe Bank cheque is refused by a company or official body, it is “acting in dishonour” and the individual’s liability for the debt ceases. ...
Should you ditch the Santander 123 account when its fee jumps to £60 per year? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of September 2015 01:05:18 PM
....” . Andrew Hagger, of research firm Moneycomms, said that although there is the option to earn cashback on your utility bills on top of the interest, savers at the lower end of the scale will find that the deal now looks significantly less attractive. ...
UK inflation drops back to zero in August, narrowly avoiding deflation territory image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of September 2015 09:27:37 AM
....James Brown, a partner at consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners, said there could be another bout of falling prices given the direction of petrol costs. "There is every chance that inflation may venture back into negative territory in the coming months as prices at the pump stay dampened and as lower oil prices feed their way into utility bills," he said. ...
Living wage warning as pub’s profits slump image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 12th of September 2015 12:01:00 AM
....”. Higher staff costs and utility bills squeezed Wetherspoons’ profit margins, while like-for-like sales growth slowed to 3. ...
Robin Hood Energy: Nottingham launches not-for-profit power firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of September 2015 03:47:44 PM
....Alan Clark, Nottingham city council’s portfolio holder for energy and sustainability, said: “The UK’s domestic energy market has been hit with fluctuating government policies and subsidy cutbacks. In recent years, the cost of utility bills has spiralled as the profit-hungry ‘big six’ energy companies have exploited their monopoly. ...
Student co-ops open their doors to tackle sky-high accommodation costs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of September 2015 06:00:11 AM
.... Both halls are in east London. Term-time rents start at £133 a week including utility bills, internet access, and room contents insurance. ...
Abolish cash? You’d be losing a crucial part of free society image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 31st of August 2015 09:19:02 PM
.... While terrorists and criminals may well use cash to buy weapons, or deal in drugs, it is very hard to believe that they would not find some other way of financing their operations if it was abolished. Are there really any cases of potential jihadists being foiled because they couldn’t find two utility bills (less than three months old, of course) in a false name to open an account? The web is full of false payment systems and anonymous names. ...
15 ways to endear yourself to a mortgage lender image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of August 2015 06:04:52 AM
.... 10. Set up a file that contains 12 months' bank statements (make sure none are missing and order replacements from the bank if they are) and three to six months' payslips; if you are self-employed include three years of accounts or SA302s or tax returns; you'll also need a utility bill and a copy of your passport; as well as a full and detailed income and expenditure summary. ...
Questions of Cash: Log-in problems turned eDreams booking into one-way ticket to nowhere image
.... In April my wife went through the online process to transfer some of her unused personal income tax allowance to me under the new Marriage Allowance. But the attempt failed as she has no debt or utility bills in her name. ...
How your entire financial life will be stored in a new 'digital vault' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of August 2015 09:38:56 AM
.... To check someone's identity, a company would then ask potential customers a series of questions and check the answers against the information in the vault. The checks would replace the current system in which new customers must send by post copies of their passports, cross-signed by a friend, along with bank statements and utility bills. ...
Fed up with the daily grind? Working from a tropical island is easier than you think image
.... Daniels says this is cheaper than living in San Francisco, where rents are high. Although she has had to pay extra for visas and vaccinations, she no longer pays other bills such as car insurance and utility bills. ...
UK economy: inflation forecast to remain at 0% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of August 2015 06:00:17 AM
.... The measure hit a low of -0. 1% in April, and some analysts forecast that cuts in utility bills, and a fresh decline in petrol prices with retailers passing on recent falls in oil prices, could see it fall back below zero later in the year. ...
Santander's Kitti app aims to bring the good old cash kitty into the 21st century image
.... But a new app launched last week promises to make the whole thing much easier and less time consuming. The days of phoning round to chase up multiple contributions could well be a thing of the past, whether it's for a fun weekend or the more mundane things in life, such as chipping in for the utility bills in a shared house. ...
Payday loan restrictions pushing people to loan sharks, industry warns image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 04:15:50 AM
.... . Rising house prices, combined with increasing utility bills and travel costs, are all taking their toll on household finances, the CFA’s Credit 2. ...
Greek banks reopen to a surprise: no deluge of panic-stricken customers image
....Many Greeks, who have spent the best part of five years internalising the crisis and getting used to bad news, reacted by staying at home. Those who did not appeared willing to stand in neat orderly queues, motivated to large degree by the desire to keep up with annual taxes and utility bills. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 19th of June 2015 10:00:00 PM
....What should I do if I was affected?. Check your accounts to ensure that any delayed payments didn't affect essential direct debits such as rent, mortgage or utility bills. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 19th of June 2015 09:15:00 PM
....". In one shocking case, a woman who earned just enough to cover rent, food and utility bills was left with a disposable income of 1p a month – leaving her debt problems spiralling out of control. ...
RBS/NatWest meltdown: some customers may have to wait until Saturday for their cash image
....It was hit with technical problems involving its “overnight process”, the group said, which left customers complaining this morning of “missing” payments. Those who have been left unable to make routine payments, such as rent, mortgage or utility bills, have been told to contact their branch to avoid incurring costs. ...
If they don't get help, debtors face 30 years of financial hell image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of June 2015 11:01:00 PM
....”. In one shocking case a woman who earned just enough to cover rent, food and utility bills was left with a disposable income of just 1p a month – leaving her debt problems spiralling out of control. ...
Martin Lewis: 10 tweaks I'd make to Britain image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of June 2015 06:12:31 AM
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of June 2015 06:19:35 AM
....The BRC figures show prices falling much faster than the broader consumer price inflation measure targeted by the Bank of England. The CPI includes faster-rising costs such as utility bills, entertainment, healthcare and university tuition. ...
Keeping personal information safe: Protect your identity image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 31st of May 2015 02:40:00 PM
.... . “Receipts, payslips, bank statements, utility bills and driving licences all reveal a lot of information about you. ...
Landlords enjoy £14bn tax breaks as figures reveal buy-to-let expansion image
....Landlords are allowed to deduct a wide range of expenses, on top of mortgage interest costs, before they have to pay tax on their rental income. These allowable expenses include the cost of insurance, maintenance and repairs, utility bills, cleaning and gardening, and legal fees. ...
Simon Read: 'Low rates give homeowners a false sense of security' image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Sunday 24th of May 2015 01:18:41 PM
....“The continual low interest rates have kept people safe in their homes, while household bills have rocketed,” he pointed out. “Once interest rates begin to climb, the true pain of those utility bill rises will be felt. ...
Need help budgeting? Now there’s a jam jar account image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of May 2015 06:00:18 AM
....Strictly speaking, it’s not a bank account – it’s described as a “transactional account” with a dedicated account number and sort code, and comes with a prepaid debit MasterCard. The idea is that customers are able to ringfence their cash into two wallets – for rent and utility bills, say – and know that the money left behind is there for general expenditure. ...
Learn landlord deposit rules or face £3,600 penalty – eight questions answered image
.... Pam, via email . A lodger rents a room in a home, usually living with the landlord and sharing living space and utility bills. ...
Is your partner a financial bully? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of April 2015 09:00:31 PM
....But such habits can build into controlling behaviours, which leave you in fear every time you open your wallet. Financial abuse, as it is called, can involve your partner spending your jointly-earned money, taking out loans in your name, making you pay the utility bills, or scrutinising every penny you spend. ...
Banks face competition over accounts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of April 2015 10:36:23 AM
....Now some smaller providers have widened the elements of competition. Some of the latest current account deals include interest payments of up to 5% for customers that stay in credit and cashback on utility bills and shopping. ...
Think Londoners are rich? Here's how much cash is left after mortgage costs image
.... . The typical family of four in London took home a gross household income of £79,571 and have £22,546 a year left after tax, childcare and essential spending such as food and utility bills. ...
Simon Read: 'There aren't any signposts but financial help exists and here's how to find it' image
.... Despite holding down a full-time job in Scunthorpe as a support officer for the over-55s in a not-for-profit housing association, things were getting tight. Even taking the small pension of her husband Dennis into account, rising utility bills and council tax had left the couple forced to live off their overdraft every month, and Dennis having to consider coming out of retirement. ...
Hard-up families could be eligible for financial help image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of April 2015 06:27:06 AM
.... while her husband Dennis, 64, lives on a small pension. But things were getting so tight with rising utility bills and council tax that the couple were forced to live off their overdraft every month and Dennis was looking to return to work, despite his age. ...
I'm unable to recoup credit from Virgin Media owed to my father's estate image
....It is a small amount but is now a matter of principle. Virgin has received proof of probate and an original utility bill as requested. ...
Weekly Money image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 10th of April 2015 08:46:52 AM
....Missing a bill payment could mean being turned down for credit. “Many people may not realise that a missed payment on a utility bill or mobile phone agreement could have a negative impact on their credit report,” says Laura Barrett of Equifax. ...

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