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benefits

27 Nov 2023

Government plans to check benefit claimants’ bank accounts

A campaign group has described government plans to monitor the bank accounts of benefit claimants as "dangerous for everyone".

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cost of living

27 Nov 2023

Failure to extend household support fund ‘a huge disappointment’

The chief executive of children's charity Bernardo's has warned millions more are at risk of falling into destitution after the government failed to announce an extension of the household support fund in its autumn statement.

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money booster

27 Nov 2023

Millions of pensioners to get £600 winter support from today – find out if you’re eligible

Pensioners will start receiving payments of up to £600 in their bank accounts from today to help with winter bills

Looking up at an electricity pylon at sunset
cost of living

24 Nov 2023

Should I fix my energy prices?

Now Ofgem has announced the new price cap for January to March, find out if it's a good idea to fix your energy prices.

A delivery bike rider on a zero-hours contract
Work

24 Nov 2023

Most workers unaware of zero-hour contract rights

As plans are made for the introduction of a new law on predictable work patterns for those on zero-hours contracts, a new poll reveals workers are in the dark about their rights.

Image of a woman holding lots of shopping bags with Black Friday on
Trigger warning: Black Friday can be dangerous for your wallet and your mental health

Missing out on Black Friday bargains can bring out anxiety in the best of us, but for some it can severely affect their mental health. Find out how to protect your money and mental health this Black Friday

A carer offers support to an elderly woman walking with a stick
debts

23 Nov 2023

Struggling carers urged to seek debt help

On Carers' Rights Day 2023 (23 November), we're reminding carers who are struggling financially that they're not alone and we're here to help.

Red illustrated image with a black tag hanging saying Black Friday
Money Saver

23 Nov 2023

Countdown to Black Friday

With Black Friday seeping into the entire week, how can you be sure you're getting the cheapest deal?

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