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Why You Should Check Your Postcode Before Buying a House

Whatever reason you decide to move house, maybe it’s for downsizing, upsizing or a change of scenery, you’ll want to make sure that the house is the right fit for you (perhaps give or take a compromise or two). However, the area you’re thinking about moving to also needs to fit in with your needs and may be a far larger consideration than you may have realised.

Published on 3 Jan 2018 by Katherine Cornell

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UK unemployment falls to its lowest in more than a decade

The three months to September saw UK unemployment figures hit an 11-year low of just 4.8%, based on statistics provided by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). This is down from 5.3% in the same period of 2015, and dropped 37,000 from the previous three months of the year.

Published on 16 Nov 2016 by Ben Tumilty

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Could driveway length impact your insurance premiums

Are home and car insurance providers plotting to use even more of our personal information to set insurance premiums? Well it seems insurers are and anything from your hobbies to social media records and even the length of your driveway could soon be used by insurers.

Published on 6 Sep 2016 by Ben Ryland

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Iplayer now comes at a cost

Following new rules put into place on Thursday morning those watching programmes on BBC iPlayer will require a TV license. This new rule means that even if the programme is not live you will still need a TV license. Previously no TV license was needed if you were watching programmes not being broadcasted live.

Published on 5 Sep 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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Parking permit prices on the up and up

More than half of local authorities have expanded the number of parking zones which require a parking permit. As a result, the cost of parking has spiralled out of control, so much so that parking permit prices have increased by 51%.

Published on 26 May 2016 by Jasmin Stopford

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£50bn needed to fund Osborne’s northern powerhouse vision

The government will need to shell out at least £50bn to turn the north of England into an economic powerhouse.

Published on 21 Sep 2015 by Simon Hadley

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Property asking prices spike 3pc

It seems that this summer might be a good time to sell a house.

Published on 16 Jun 2015 by Richard Catlin

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Middle income households continue to fall

We’ve see tax cuts for the richest in society in recent years, often at the expense of the poor. So it may come as no surprise to hear that whilst both poor and rich households are on the increase, middle-income households continue to fall.

Published on 11 Mar 2015 by Kelly Luff

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The areas where consumers borrow the most

Peterborough holds the highest debt per person in the country, a new survey reveals.

Published on 14 Oct 2014 by Ben Tumilty

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High Street shuffle

Our High Streets are changing rapidly according to a new survey from PwC and the Local Data Company.

Published on 9 Oct 2014 by Barry Stamp

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