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Government launches back to work programme

The Government has launched a scheme to help 2.5m people back to work in the next five years

10 June 2011

£3.6bn energy hike fears add to fixing calls

Consumers have been urged to consider fixing their bills to avoid a potential multi-billion pound nationwide price rise

10 June 2011

Base rate held at 0.5% again

The Bank of England today announced it is holding the base rate at its 0.5% historic low for the 27th consecutive month

9 June 2011

Lenders slash mortgage rates

A flurry of lenders have slashed interest on their fixed rate mortgages including Halifax, Nationwide and Lloyds TSB

9 June 2011

High energy costs force elderly to cut food spending

With power firms set to hike costs and food inflation rocketing, the elderly must choose between staying warm and eating

8 June 2011

TalkTalk worst of big guns for customer service users have voted TalkTalk among the top five telecoms firms that provide the worst customer service

7 June 2011

Halifax: house prices down 4.2% over the year

House prices fell at their fastest annual rate for 19 months during May as buyers continued to stay away from the market

7 June 2011

Scottish Power to hike energy prices

Scottish Power has announced it will increase gas and electricity prices from 1 August, in a blow to 2.4m households

7 June 2011

Compulsory water meters to be installed in thousands of homes

Some consumers could pay more for their water, others less, under Government-backed plans to combat shortages

6 June 2011

Guest Comment: PPI was mis-sold but isn't bad

The dodgy selling of PPI is well-known but Shane Craig, from Paymentcare, says the product shouldn't be demonised

3 June 2011