Thousands make pothole damage claim
Almost 50,000 drivers made claims against councils for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes in 2013/14
26 January 2015
Struggling with benefit changes? Contact your council - £20m unclaimed last year
More than £20m meant to help those struggling with housing costs following benefit reforms wasn't spent by councils
25 June 2014
More authorities increasing council tax bills
A survey finds 41% of councils in England plan to hike bills this year, up from 15% last year
28 February 2013
Lloyds TSB lends mortgage hand to first time buyers
First-time buyers struggling to get on the property ladder can get funding from local authorities under a new scheme driven by Lloyds TSB
16 March 2011
Councils want 70% jump in parking fines
22 November 2010
Bogus photo used to slap motorist with parking fine
13 October 2010
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15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
15 June 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
15 June 2021The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more
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14 June 2021Including can you reschedule, what do insurers cover and will you get a refund?
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18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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