Job Support has ‘kicked can further down the road’ as jobs crisis ‘only just beginning’ | City & Business | Finance

The Covid crisis has already been devastating for the UK economy, which has seen its biggest slump in decades. The onset of the pandemic saw Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fall by more than 25 percent between January 2020 and April 2020. Ms Geesin said: “Although the economy has bounced back a little bit since then, economists are estimating that More...

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Pension freedom inquiry launched as DWP is urged to review ‘contradiction’ in access rules | Personal Finance | Finance

Pension freedoms rules were introduced in 2015 and they generally allow retirees to access their private pensions through a multitude of ways. Yesterday, the Work and Pensions Committee announced they will be More...

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Stock market today: What happened to the stock market today and why are stocks down? | City & Business | Finance

Smaller companies also saw their stock performance improve with cinema chain Cineworld seeing its stocks gain 9.5 percent. Cinemas across the country are due to reopen from May 17 according to Mr Johnson’s More...

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Council Tax band: Are you paying too much Council Tax? How to check | Personal Finance | Finance

PMQs: Boris Johnson responds to council tax criticism Your Council Tax pays for several services, including police, public libraries and street cleaning, and is organised through local councils across the More...

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Universal Credit Alternative Payment Arrangement: What are APAs, how much could you get? | Personal Finance | Finance

Universal Credit Alternative Payment Arrangements (APAs) are monetary payments given to those eligible individuals who have struggled financially to enable flexible payment arrangements. There are different More...

By admin On Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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Universal Credit claimants may be able to get bank account boost worth hundreds | Personal Finance | Finance

This is via Help to Save, a type of savings account which is backed by the Government. As such, all savings in the scheme are secure. Money can be paid into the account via debit card, standing order or bank More...

By admin On Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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Bill Gates: Warren Buffett gave billionaire book 30 years ago which influenced success | City & Business | Finance

Some of today’s richest entrepreneurs found their way to fame and fortune after reading books that inspired their thoughts and actions. Bill Gates still recalls a book loaned to him by Warren Buffett in More...

By admin On Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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ISA season expectations ‘to wane’ as rates drop & deals are pulled – best options analysed | Personal Finance | Finance

ISA accounts can be set up from April as the new tax year starts and limits are reset. However, according to recent analysis from moneyfacts.co.uk, the expectations of a promising ISA season may be dashed this More...

By admin On Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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Bitcoin $57,000! Elon Musk and investors stage ‘speculative attack’ on fiat, expert claims | City & Business | Finance

This week in an attack on fiat money Mr Musk tweeted that companies investing in bitcoin, “is simply a less dumb form of liquidity than cash”. Today the price of bitcoin reached a new all-time high More...

By admin On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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Blue Badge renewal: How to renew your Blue Badge online | Personal Finance | Finance

Blue Badges can be applied for yourself, on behalf of somebody else or an organisation that transports people in need of a badge. Blue Badges provide a saving grace to people with lessened mobility, as it overrides More...

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