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Brace yourself for council tax rises of up to 5% in 2019, adding £80 a year to the average bill

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

Households can expect to see council tax rise by as much as 5% in 2019 following the publication of the government’s annual local government funding settlement.

Half of UK households not taking advantage of faster broadband speeds, as Ofcom announces measures to speed up Britain's internet

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

More than nine in 10 households can now get superfast broadband, but less than half have taken advantage of it.

Investec launches 'flexible notice' savings account with market-leading rates

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

Investec is looking to shake up the savings market with the launch of a new notice account that gives savers greater flexibility to withdraw money when they want.

Deal of the week: 15,000 Nectar points when you take out an EE mobile contract

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

If you take out a new mobile contract at an EE store you can collect up to 15,000 Nectar points.

UK home buyers and sellers sit tight as Brexit uncertainty pushes housing market to weakest level in six years

Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News

Brexit uncertainty has pushed the UK property market to its weakest level in more than six years as buyers and sellers sit tight in increasing numbers, according to surveyors.

Government accused of 'wasting' £1 million fighting PIP disability benefit appeals

Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News

People living with the debilitating condition Multiple Sclerosis (MS) win more than four in five tribunals against government attempts to lower their benefit payments.

Rise of the landlord-in-law: 2.5 million young people return home - with a partner in tow

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | News

Almost 2.5 million children have returned to live in their parents’ home with their partner in tow, new research reveals.

UK’s worst streets for broadband speeds named and shamed

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | News

Greenmeadows Park, in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire has the slowest broadband in all of the UK, with average download speeds of just 0.14Mbps, according to new figures from uSwitch.com.

Where do you hide your Christmas presents? Two in five Brits admit to hiding them OUTSIDE

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | News

Christmas shoppers should avoid hiding gifts outside as many insurers don't cover contents that aren't stored inside the house.

Wages rise at fastest rate in a decade as the number of people in work hits a new record high

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 | News

UK wages are rising at their fastest level for nearly a decade and record numbers of people are in work, new Office for National Statisitcs (ONS) figures show.