FTSE 100: European stocks to plummet as coronavirus restrictions take toll | City & Business | Finance

European shares fell for a third consecutive session on Wednesday. Losses in healthcare and construction stocks went against a lift from positive earnings from consumer company Nestle and telecoms equipment maker Ericsson.   The FTSE is down by 112 points at 5776.5 as the EURO STOXX 50 is down by 47 points at 3180. Patrick Moonen, principal strategist More...

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Pension pot: What is the average UK pension pot worth? | Personal Finance | Finance

This is due to a number of factors, including having paid off the mortgage, are no longer bringing up dependents and won’t face the same costs of commuting as a retiree. It is helpful to think of your overall More...

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PIP: DWP assessment form must be carefully checked to avoid error  | Personal Finance | Finance

These relate to issues such as listing health professionals, preparing and cooking food, managing money and communication. Other points raised in the questions include describing the condition and medication More...

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Martin Lewis: Are you working from home? You can claim tax relief for the whole year | Personal Finance | Finance

As coronavirus raged on, many workers were forced to work from home and fortunately, tax relief can be claimed for certain elements of this set up. Due to the sheer amount of people affected by this, claiming More...

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State Pension boost: How much will your State Pension increase by? | Personal Finance | Finance

So how much will your State Pension increase by? Wednesday’s inflation announcement could show how much State Pensions will increase by next year. So far, earnings have been low which means if inflation figures More...

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PIP descriptors: What are the PIP descriptors? | Personal Finance | Finance

The rest of the questions in this section and the mobility section follow a similar pattern and use the same phrases. Mental Health and Money Advice has defined the words used in the descriptors to help you More...

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Universal Credit news: Caller in near tears as he reveals ‘insulting’ £27-a-month offer | Personal Finance | Finance

A man from Greenwich has opened up about his devastating experience of being impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic. Matt told LBC‘s Shelagh Fogarty that the Universal Credit social security More...

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Universal Credit claimants could get £25 payment via Cold Weather Payment | Personal Finance | Finance

The nights are drawing in and the temperature is dropping, meaning many are considering cranking up the central heating. However, with the various UK lockdown restrictions meaning Britons are spending more time More...

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NS&I savings rates are changing next month – including Income Bonds rate cut to 0.01% | Personal Finance | Finance

Interest rates on savings accounts have been slipping in recent times, with many savings providers announcing cuts following the Bank of England cutting – and subsequently holding – the Base Rate More...

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Universal Credit: Does DWP monitor your bank account if you receive Universal Credit? | Personal Finance | Finance

Does DWP monitor your bank account if you receive Universal Credit? Under the Social Security Administration Act, the DWP is authorised to collect information from various places, including banks. This is tightly More...