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No-deal Brexit will cut 3% off UK economic growth, says OECD

Group forecasts 2020 recession just as global economy starts downward trend A no-deal Brexit will slice almost 3% from the UK economic …

Electricity and gas bills: now is the time to switch energy supplier

Getting a new fixed-price tariff before winter begins could save you £290 a year The experts are in agreement: now is the …

Tesco fails in accident management over my car insurance claim

It’s been very difficult after it dropped a cage from a lorry on the back of my vehicle Back in May, a …

Theatre seats: here’s how to bag them at bargain prices

We reveal the tips and tricks that can get you into shows for as little as £10 – or even free You …

Credit card spending overtakes cash for first time

Data from UK retailers suggests total card spending accounts for about 80% of sales Credit card spending has overtaken cash for the …

Credit cards: interest rates hit a record high

Customers who don’t pay off their bill in full each month face an average charge of 24.7% this month Interest rates may …

Thomas Cook shares plunge as travel firm stands on brink – business live

Thomas Cook shares have hit a record low as the firm races to raise an extra £200m to stave off collapse Thomas …

Inflation falls to 1.7%, its lowest level for nearly three years

Companies taking a wait-and-see approach to raising prices before Brexit, say economists UK inflation fell to its lowest level in almost three …

Student halls and food malls: House of Frasers turn over a new lease

As old leases expire, landlords look at innovative options to reuse department store sites House of Fraser in Wolverhampton is set to …

New windfarms will not cost billpayers after subsidies hit record low

Cost of supporting offshore turbines drops to less than market price for electricity The UK’s next wave of offshore windfarms will generate …