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July

Junior Isa limit to be £3,600

New regulations for junior Isas have today been laid down in Parliament for the accounts that begin in November

27 July 2011

PPI mis-selling to cost Santander £540 million

Santander is the latest bank to reveal the amount it'll set aside to cover the cost of mis-sold PPI

27 July 2011

Gap in cost of male and female car insurance closes

The difference in young women's and men's car insurance costs is already shrinking, ahead of rules to ban gender discrepancies

26 July 2011

Economic growth slows to 0.2%

Britain's economy slowed between April and June, though experts say the figures aren't as bad as feared

26 July 2011

Half a million get tax payment extension as HMRC runs out of paper

3.6m taxpayers who file a self-assessment return must make a payment by 31 July but some will get more time after HMRC's gaffe

25 July 2011

Travelodge refunds double-charged customers

Budget hotel chain Travelodge has admitted it overcharged around two thousand customers during a £10 sale last month

25 July 2011

The cheapest time for a summer holiday

Holidaymakers travelling abroad over the school holidays could save hundreds by going in the last week of August

25 July 2011

Energy firms should pay compensation for doorstep mis-selling, MPs say

The Energy and Climate Change select committee is concerned many are pressured by salesmen into poor-value contracts

25 July 2011

Yorkshire Building Society to buy Egg: How it affects you

The buy-out, expected to be complete towards the end of the year, will mean reduced protection for some savers

25 July 2011

Chancellor hails Greece bail-out package

George Osborne welcomed the new bailout package for Greece, commending eurozone leaders on their 'decisive economic action'

22 July 2011

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