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25 June 2020

Press Release | Two thirds don't believe a degree is necessary for entering work

Workers across the UK no longer see getting a university education as the key to unlocking better career options. However, new research from money.co.uk suggests that graduates do earn considerably more than those without degrees over a lifetime.

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16 June 2020

Brand-a-Lust Report Reveals the UK's Most Searched for Brands

Bored Brits in lockdown have been pining for their favourite brands more than ever before, a new report by the personal finance experts at money.co.uk has revealed.

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11 June 2020

money.co.uk comments: ONS Household Spending Figures

ONS has released new figures on household spend across the UK, following months of lockdown and social distancing restrictions. Money.co.uk comments on how people can best manage their money during these times.

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09 June 2020

money.co.uk comments: StepChange household debt warning

StepChange has revealed the extent of debt that UK households are experiencing as a result of Covid-19. Money.co.uk comments on these concerns.

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08 June 2020

Tips for employers on returning to work post-lockdown

Following the coronavirus lockdown, we are starting to gradually head back to normality, with many employees are set to start returning to work from the 15th of June. Money.co.uk has offered tips for employers on how to do so safely and effectively.

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08 June 2020

Guide for employees returning to work (press centre)

Across the country offices and workplaces that have been closed for months are slowly starting to re-open their doors and welcome back employees following the Covid-19 lockdown. Money.co.uk has provided guidance for employees going back.

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04 June 2020

money.co.uk Comments: Dealing with financial anxiety during a pandemic

Coronavirus has caused many of us increased money worries due to a reduction in income and job security concerns. money.co.uk comments on financial anxiety and gives tips on how to cope with it during a pandemic.

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04 June 2020

Lockdown sees job vacancies continue to plummet

New data reveals that almost half of UK businesses (42%) have less than 6 months of cash reserves as a result of lockdown restrictions. Money.co.uk comments on the state of the jobs market across the UK.

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04 June 2020

money.co.uk comment: UK Finance household review

UK Finance Household Review is reflecting on turbulent start to the first 3 months of the year- money.co.uk comments on these findings

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02 June 2020

Money.co.uk: Financial guidance on retirement

COVID-19 has created turmoil in global financial markets, hitting many people’s pension pots. Money.co.uk comments on this concern and gives guidance for those thinking about retirement

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01 June 2020

Revealed: The UK's post-lockdown priorities revealed

As lockdown measures start to ease, the money.co.uk is looking ahead to reveal the first things Brits will do when the restrictions on day-to-day life are fully lifted.

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27 May 2020

The cost of taking a mortgage payment extension holiday revealed

Millions of homeowners have taken advantage of the government's mortgage holiday scheme, money.co.uk reveals the long term costs of taking a mortgage payment holiday

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20 May 2020

Press Release | ONE IN TEN COUPLES ARE PLANNING FOR A JANUARY PATTER OF TINY FEET

One in ten UK couples say lockdown has led them to plan a new baby, a national study* has revealed. Those most likely to plan for a lockdown baby live in London (18%), the North-east (18%) and Yorkshire & The Humber (14%), according to research by financial comparison experts money.co.uk.

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18 May 2020

Renting rights during coronavirus

The government passed an emergency law in March that restricts landlords from evicting their tenants throughout June that stops landlords evicting tenants three months. Money.co.uk comments on this scheme.

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14 May 2020

Brits feel blue about post-lockdown travel

The reality of coronavirus has meant that for many in the UK, upcoming holiday plans have been postponed or cancelled entirely. New figures show that 85% are concerned about fear, anxiety and worries about safety.

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12 May 2020

Money.co.uk comments: Furlough Extension

Workers can breathe a sigh of relief as the furlough scheme has been extended amid the coronavirus crisis. Money.co.uk comments on this.

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05 May 2020

2020 Key Worker Nation Report

The 2020 Key Worker Nation report reveals the most popular key worker roles in the UK.

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05 May 2020

Staying home helps the nation save £396 since the start of lockdown

With much of the country officially closed for business, stay home Brits have used the nationwide lockdown to save on average £396 in the last six weeks. Money.co.uk reveals full data and comments further.

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04 May 2020

Lockdown leads to a surge in online shopping

Research from money.co.uk reveals the items that Brits have spent on since lockdown began, as over one third of Brits head online more often for retail therapy, than before the COVID-19 crisis.

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20 April 2020

Planning a wedding next year? This formula is proven to get guests on the dance floor

If you're planning your wedding party playlist then take note, a new study into dance floor fillers has revealed Nightcrawlers' 'Push The Feeling On' is the song most likely to get people's feet moving and hips shaking, with 'Horny' by Mousse T. ft. Hot 'n' Juicy in a close second.

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20 April 2020

There have been huge changes in consumer habits due to COVID-19, read on to learn more.

A survey of 1,646 adults compiled by YouGov, delving into people's shopping habits since lockdown began, has revealed how often people have been visiting different types of shops to get their essentials, and if frequency has changed since lockdown started.

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17 April 2020

Coronavirus wreaks havoc on UK Businesses

New data from ONS reveals the harsh realities the coronavirus pandemic is having on businesses, Money.co.uk comments on this; as well as provides tips on how employees can remain productive and healthy throughout lockdown

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15 April 2020

Oasis and Warehouse administration comment

As the effects of coronavirus continue to hit the high street with the collapse of Oasis and Warehouse, money.co.uk comments.

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14 April 2020

Ban on credit card use for gambling

As the Gambling Commission announces a new ban (due to come into effect in April 2020) on using credit cards for gambling, money.co.uk comments

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09 April 2020

Money.co.uk comment on the debt holiday scheme

Money.co.uk's comments on the debt holiday scheme - updated following confirmation by FCA of measures being approved

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06 April 2020

Debenhams administration comment

With the effects of coronavirus hitting the high street ,money.co.uk comments on the collapse of Debenhams

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03 April 2020

Small business loans comment

Money.co.uk comments on the new government small business loan scheme, amid the coronavirus

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03 April 2020

Money saving tips on a reduced salary

Workers across the country have found their pockets hit by the coronavirus crisis. Money.co.uk has provided tips on how you can save money and manage your budget with less cash coming in.

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02 April 2020

FCA asks banks to offer credit card, loan and overdraft holidays amid the coronavirus pandemic

As the FCA asks banks to offer debt holidays to customers, money.co.uk comments with tips on how to apply for a mortgage holiday and where to get free debt advice.

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01 April 2020

National Price Hike Day | The UK just got £4 billion more expensive

It is National Price Hike Day in the UK on April 1st - and the cost of living is set to spiral upwards by £1581 this year for every UK household, as Brits are set to be hit with a raft of inflation.

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26 March 2020

National Price Hike Day 2019 - report from money.co.uk

As household bills are set to increase on 01/04/2020, money.co.uk unveils its annual National Price Hike Day Report. Read on for more

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18 March 2020

FCO advises against all foreign travel

As the Foreign and Commonwealth Office changes its advice to recommend against all but essential travel abroad, money.co.uk comments on how that impacts on travel insurance.

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17 March 2020

Money.co.uk comment: Laura Ashley collapses into administration

As the effects of coronavirus hit the high street with the collapse of Laura Ashley, money.co.uk comments.

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12 March 2020

New study by money.co.uk reveals that saving the planet costs you an extra £2,000 a year

New research from money.co.uk reveals that saving the planet costs you an extra £2,000 a year - read on for more information

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12 March 2020

What to do if you are affected by Trump's travel ban on Europe

As America closes its doors to travellers from 26 European countries to slow the spread of coronavirus, money.co.uk comments:

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11 March 2020

Bank of England drops interest rates in reaction to coronavirus - money comment

As the Bank of England reacts to the coronavirus outbreak by dropping interest rates, money.co.uk comments.

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05 March 2020

money.co.uk comment: failure of Flybe and what protections travellers have

As the coronavirus claims its first profile Uk business casualty, our personal finance expert shares his thoughts on what protections travellers need to check for to recoup their cash.

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03 March 2020

Money.co.uk comment on sick pay rights during coronavirus

Money.co.uk comment detailing employee rights during the coronavirus outbreak

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26 February 2020

money.co.uk comments : coronavirus and travel

As the spread of coronavirus continues, money.co.uk comments on what to do if you are concerned about losing money

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24 February 2020

Flood damage claims - money comment

As flooding hits many parts of the UK, money.co.uk comments on what to do if your property has been affected.

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24 February 2020

New research reveals that third of unmarried women in relationships are planning traditional leap year proposals

With 2020 being a leap year, new research reveals that a third of unmarried women plan to propose to their significant other on 29/02/2020

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17 February 2020

New deals on Balance Transfer Credit Cards from Barclaycard and Sainsbury's bank

Both Barclaycard and Sainsbury's Bank have launched new deals to attract Balance Transfer customers as the time for moving debts around reaches its peak.

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13 February 2020

Exclusive comparison site deal from HSBC on money.co.uk

HSBC is offering a comparison site exclusive cashback deal to new customers through money.co.uk and Uswitch, read on for more details.

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11 February 2020

Until debt do us part; lovers get into years of debt to pay for engagement rings

Almost half of Brits proposing to their lover will get into debt to pay for their engagement ring, according to new research by money.co.uk

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11 February 2020

As Storm Ciara batters Britain, money.co.uk offers tips on what to do if your property is damaged

As Storm Ciara batters Britain, money.co.uk offers tips on what to do if your property is damaged, read on for more information on home insurance claims.

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29 January 2020

Consumer rights after British Airways cancels flights to China

As British Airways suspends its flights to China following Foreign Office advice to avoid all but essential travel to China, money.co.uk outlines your rights.

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29 January 2020

January babies lose out on birthday gifts

People with a January birthday will lose out by up to £1,120.11 of gifts over their lifetime according to new research, which also revealed that UK adults are set to spend almost £26billion on birthday gifts in 2020

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29 January 2020

Living their best life - millennials have already been on twice as many dream holidays as their parents

Research from money.co.uk reveals that Millennials (aged 24-39) and Generation Z (aged 16-23) adults have been on almost twice as many dream holidays as their parents (over age 50).

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22 January 2020

Money.co.uk tips on getting out of debt

As banks announce that they will look to cancel credit cards for customers in persistent debt, following new guidelines from the FCA, money.co.uk suggests steps to help borrowers get themselves out of debt

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20 January 2020

Competitive mortgage market could see rates go even lower- money.co.uk comment on this

The financial markets claim there is a 62 per cent chance that the Bank of England will cut the base rate at the end of January 2020 to 0.5 per cent- money.co.uk comment

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17 January 2020

Tips of taking control of your finances in 2020

money.co.uk personal finance expert offers tips on the biggest financial win for 2020 - making and sticking to a budget.

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13 January 2020

As Storm Brendan prepares to hit the UK, money.co.uk comments on how to claim on insurance should the worst happen.

Comment from personal finance experts at money.co.uk on how to make a home insurance claim for storm damage

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13 January 2020

T-Day sees Britain rush to transfer credit card debts

January 13th is the real transfer window, as the nation looks to spread Christmas debt. Money experts have dubbed it T-Day.

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18 December 2019

Money.co.uk comment on new rules for overdrafts

As the FCA reveals its new rules for overdrafts, money.co.uk comments on how they will benefit people across the UK.

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18 December 2019

Over half of UK adults will head into 2020 with a personal debt of up to £100,000

More than half of the UK adult population (almost 27 million), will head into 2020 in debt, with almost five million** owing over £10,000 in loans and credit, according to a poll conducted by money.co.uk.

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17 December 2019

Making extra money in January to pay off debts - money.co.uk comment

The key to managing your money to pay off debts is focus - a 2020 money management vision for 2020.

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04 December 2019

Brits set to spend £33.3 BILLION on gifts this Christmas

New research and interactive budgeting calculator from money.co.uk reveals the true cost of UK Christmas gifting

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29 November 2019

Black Friday shopping tips and an explanation of your refund rights as a consumer

Black Friday offers thousands of amazing and tempting deals in the shops and online, money management is crucial if you want to avoid waking up with a financial hangover. Follow these tips to keep control of your money.

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29 November 2019

Tech-ing the mick; less than a third of the most sought after gadgets discounted on Black Friday

Less than a third of the UK's most sought after tech products of 2019 have been discounted by three major retailers this Black Friday, research by Money.co.uk reveals all.

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08 November 2019

Top dog | King of the cats revealed

With more than 20 million dogs and cats living in our homes, the UK is a nation of pet lovers, but which are our favourites? The experts at money.co.uk have revealed all.

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