Bitcoin ‘not very useful today’ as expert questions what cryptocurrency ‘success’ is | City & Business | Finance

Elon Musk announces suspension of Bitcoin Tesla purchases Bitcoin‘s value rose by around 5.6 percent to $49,338 (£34,991), which is a price rise of $2,629 (£1,864) on its previous close. The fluctuating cryptocurrency has experienced a turbulent year, but its current value is nearly 78 percent up from the year’s low of $27,734 (£19,669), More...

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Boris Johnson kicks the ‘can down the road’ as lack of social care reform hits retirements | Personal Finance | Finance

Becky O’Connor, the Head of Pensions and Savings at interactive investor, warned the lack of action will impact retirees specifically. She said: “It’s good to hear proposals to reform social care, More...

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Self-employed workers ‘undermined’ by IR35 despite restrictions being eased – review urged | Personal Finance | Finance

IR35 tax changes were introduced in early April which impacted contractors and self-employed workers across the UK. Despite the arguably detrimental changes, self-employed prospects have improved recently and More...

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Bank closures to ‘make matters even worse’ for low interest rates – get ready now | Personal Finance | Finance

Cash access came into focus recently as three announcements on the future of cash were made on the same day. On May 13, UK Finance published a commitment to long term access to cash, which was signed by a number More...

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Elon Musk news: ‘Real reason’ Musk halted Bitcoin payments, expert claims | City & Business | Finance

A cryptocurrency expert has claimed the reason why Elon Musk said Telsa would no longer accept payments in Bitcoin was due to the carmaker hoping to gain access to renewable energy credits from the Biden administration. More...

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PIP appeal rules explained as DWP tackles the refusal process – proposed changes rejected | Personal Finance | Finance

PIP and other benefit decisions can be appealed where a claimant is unhappy with a decision following a mandatory reconsideration. Mandatory reconsideration rules force the DWP to review a benefit decision where More...

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SEISS: Everything you need to know so far about grant 5 – eligibility, claims, amount | Personal Finance | Finance

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has provided important support throughout the pandemic, and will continue beyond national lockdown restrictions. The fourth grant is now available to claim, More...

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HMRC: Check tax credits renewals pack to avoid missing out on money you’re entitled to | Personal Finance | Finance

Customers should get their pack by June 4, HMRC said. Those who receive it should check their details in the renewal pack. Circumstances that could affect tax credits payments include changes to: Living arrangements Childcare Working More...

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HMRC update: Britons could get a tax break of up to £1,188 – check now | Personal Finance | Finance

It is free to apply for Marriage Allowance and this can be done online, through Self Assessment, or writing to HMRC. People are warned, however, they should do this through HMRC alone, as this is the sure-fire More...

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State pension: You may be missing out on free TV licence & £3,000 per year – check now | Personal Finance | Finance

The State Pension is just one of the payments which is overseen by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Each year, many people from right across the country receive the payments they are entitled to More...