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UK inflation hits five-year high – what it means for you

The UK's key inflation rate hit 3% in September, the highest it's been since March 2012

17 October 2017

New £10 note released - what you need to know

The new plastic £10 note enters circulation today

14 September 2017

New £10 note unveiled this week – here's a sneak peek

The new plastic £10 note will be unveiled tomorrow – but you'll have to wait until September to get your hands on one

17 July 2017

Got an old fiver? You can only spend it until Friday

You have until Friday 5 May to spend or bank your older non-polymer £5 notes before they're officially withdrawn

28 April 2017

Savings protection limit set to return to £85,000

The Bank of England is set to restore the savings protection limit to £85,000 per institution

21 November 2016

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to close

A guarantee which lets those with small deposits buy homes with Government-backed loans will end on 31 December

29 September 2016

Revealed: The lenders STILL to pass on last month's base rate cut

At least seven lenders have yet to cut their SVRs following last month's base rate cut, as further changes are mulled

15 September 2016

Bank of England holds base rate at 0.25%

The Bank of England today kept the base rate at 0.25% – resisting temptation to make further changes to the rate

15 September 2016

Plastic £5 notes available from today – but can you use them in ticket machines?

The plastic fiver enters circulation today amid promises it'll be stronger and more secure than its paper predecessor

13 September 2016

Regulator asks lenders to explain why they haven't passed on base rate savings

Mortgage lenders that have not yet passed on base rate savings to their customers could attract the attention of the FCA

12 September 2016

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