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More than eight million families to get new cost of living payment in July
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More than eight million families to get new cost of living payment in July

The announcement comes as inflation rates hit a 40-year high and families struggle with the soaring cost of living

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?
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How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?

With latest figures showing inflation outpacing pay across the economy, it might be time to ask for a (higher) raise.

Inflation is now forecast to hit 11 per cent in October, says Bank of England
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Inflation is now forecast to hit 11 per cent in October, says Bank of England

#DonateTheRebate campaign urges those more well off to donate their £400 energy grant
Cost of living crisis

#DonateTheRebate campaign urges those more well off to donate their £400 energy grant

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‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis
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‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’
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Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’

Elderly people are ‘riding buses all day to stay warm’, experts warn ministers
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Elderly people are ‘riding buses all day to stay warm’, experts warn ministers

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’
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Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’

15 ways Rishi Sunak hiked tax while his family avoided it
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15 ways Rishi Sunak hiked tax while his family avoided it

Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told
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Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told

Nearly 30% of people facing debt were in energy arrears before the cost of living crisis
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Nearly 30% of people facing debt were in energy arrears before the cost of living crisis

Millions being spent to store wasted PPE could ease the cost of living crisis. Here’s how
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Millions being spent to store wasted PPE could ease the cost of living crisis. Here’s how

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This week’s energy price rise is largest ‘since records began’
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This week’s energy price rise is largest ‘since records began’

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge
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You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge

Sunak ‘made political choice to plunge 1.3 million people into poverty’, chancellor told
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Sunak ‘made political choice to plunge 1.3 million people into poverty’, chancellor told

Andy Burnham has announced a £2 cap on bus fares in Manchester – and urged other areas to follow suit
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Andy Burnham has announced a £2 cap on bus fares in Manchester – and urged other areas to follow suit

‘The impact could be fatal’: Jack Monroe urges MPs to support families amid cost of living crisis
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‘The impact could be fatal’: Jack Monroe urges MPs to support families amid cost of living crisis

Brits are facing the biggest drop in real-terms income since the 1970s
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Brits are facing the biggest drop in real-terms income since the 1970s

Nine million families will be £500 worse off from April
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Nine million families will be £500 worse off from April

Thousands take to the streets for cost of living protests
Cost of living crisis

Thousands take to the streets for cost of living protests

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The UK’s ‘Big Six’ energy companies made over £3billion in profit in 2020
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The UK’s ‘Big Six’ energy companies made over £3billion in profit in 2020

The Bank of England says the cost of living crisis will last until 2023
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The Bank of England says the cost of living crisis will last until 2023

Rishi Sunak has offered support for cost of living problems the government caused, say charities
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Rishi Sunak has offered support for cost of living problems the government caused, say charities

Two thirds of UK adults squeezed by cost of living increase in January
Cost of living crisis

Two thirds of UK adults squeezed by cost of living increase in January

A CO2 shortage and higher phone bills are the latest cost of living pressures
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A CO2 shortage and higher phone bills are the latest cost of living pressures

Half of young people don’t believe they’ll ever be able to retire comfortably
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Half of young people don’t believe they’ll ever be able to retire comfortably

Boris Johnson under increasing pressure from Tories to tackle cost of living crisis
cost of living crisis

Boris Johnson under increasing pressure from Tories to tackle cost of living crisis

‘People are skint’: Six million workers have no savings as expensive 2022 looms
cost of living crisis

‘People are skint’: Six million workers have no savings as expensive 2022 looms

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