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October

Hurry to make the self assessment tax deadline

The deadline to send in paper forms by post for the 2011/12 financial year is looming

22 October 2012

Welfare reforms 'to hit disabled'

Around 500,000 disabled people are expected to lose out when the Disability Living Allowance is scrapped, says a report

22 October 2012

Energy firms must offer (not give) cheapest deals, says Ofgem

Regulator Ofgem plans to force suppliers to offer their cheapest tariff to customers, in the latest energy development

19 October 2012

Mortgages tumble below 2%... if you've got the deposit

Tesco Bank has today launched a two-year fix at 1.99% while First Direct has launched a five-year fix at 2.99%

19 October 2012

Barclays' PPI bill rises to £2bn

Barclays unveiled a further £700 million payment protction insurance hit today, following provisions of £1.3 billion

18 October 2012

Could mid-term phone price hikes be banned?

Regulator Ofcom will launch a consultation into how to protect consumers from unexpected price rises

18 October 2012

Rising rents push more into debt

A record 12,000 tenants who are struggling with rent arrears have contacted a debt advice charity this year

18 October 2012

Confusion over David Cameron's energy pledge: will Government really force firms to give cheapest deals?

The Energy Minister cast doubt on the Prime Minister's promise to force suppliers to give users their cheapest tariff

18 October 2012

David Cameron: law will force energy firms to offer cheapest deals

Energy firms will be forced to give customers the cheapest available deal under new legislation, says the Prime Minister

17 October 2012

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