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Warm Home Discount to be extended to low-income families

30 January 2015

An additional 70,000 low income and vulnerable households will be able to get a £140 discount on their electricity bill

Thousands make pothole damage claim

26 January 2015

Almost 50,000 drivers made claims against councils for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes in 2013/14

Pensioner Bonds launched today: go quick if you want one

15 January 2015

Pensioner bonds paying a market-leading rate of 2.8% for a one-year fix and 4% for three years are now open

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23 December 2014

Erudio's arrears mail-out leaves graduates confused

Erudio customers have been left confused after receiving backdated arrears statements over the past few days

23 December 2014

Government pledges £6 billion to fix roads 'blighted by potholes'

Local councils in England are to get a near-£6 billion fund to fight potholes over the next six years

18 December 2014

No more 'not-spots': mobile networks agree to improve coverage

The Government has reached a deal with the four mobile networks to improve coverage across the UK

15 December 2014

First-time buyers to get 20% discount on 'starter homes'

The Prime Minister has today set out plans for a scheme offering 100,000 first-time buyers new homes with a 20% discount

15 December 2014

Charge-free basic bank accounts unveiled

A basic bank account with no fees for failed payments has been unveiled by the Government today

12 December 2014

Government unveils Pensioner Bond rates – and they're market-leading

Pensioner Bonds will pay market-leading rates of 2.8% on a one-year bond and 4% on a three-year bond from January 2015

11 December 2014

Solid wall insulation portion of Green Deal funding runs out in just over a day

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund for solid wall insulation has closed today after the £24 million put aside ran out

11 December 2014

Annuity sales practices failing pensioners, says FCA

Annuity providers aren't doing enough to encourage customers to check if they can get a better deal elsewhere

8 December 2014

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund reopens

The Green Deal Home Improvement fund will reopen at 9am on 10 December with £100m available for home improvements

5 December 2014

Ryanair gives Easter boost with early "air tax refunds" for U12s

Ryanair is refunding APD for under 12s on flights departing from 27 March 2015 onwards

5 December 2014

Average rail fares to rise 2.2% from January

Hard-pressed rail commuters in England, Wales and Scotland face average price increases of 2.2% from 2 January 2015

3 December 2014

Possibility of five day current account switching to be investigated: Autumn Statement 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today called for a review of the seven day current account switching period

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