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Health watchdog to check care complaints on social media sites

CQC chairman Peter Wyman says social media comments could provide early intelligence of possible problems

Patients' comments on social media about poor care could be used by the NHS watchdog to investigate hospitals, the new head of the health service regulator has said.

2:28am Saturday 13 February 2016

'60% go on credit detox' before making financial application

Experts said those looking for a loan, credit card or mortgage should be aware that spending habits matter

Nearly two-thirds of Britons will go on a "credit detox" before taking out a product like a credit card, loan or mortgage - but many return to their bad habits as soon as their application gets approved, a survey has found.

12:23am Saturday 13 February 2016

Which? launches campaign to improve banks

Which? surveyed more than 20,000 people and said a lack of competition means that standards across the industry are not being driven up effectively

A campaign for "better banks" has been launched by Which? after it found many major players are failing to match the customer satisfaction levels of their smaller rivals.

12:23am Saturday 13 February 2016

Savers raid up to 31% of annual stash to boost spending power, survey reveals

Savers take £312 on average back out of their accounts per year to boost their incomes and fund non-essential spending, the research found

Savers are plundering more than £300 from their "rainy day" funds each year, typically to pad out their spending, research has found.

12:23am Saturday 13 February 2016

78% of UK retail spending made with plastic, figures show

By December, 78.5% of spending at UK retailers was by card

Nearly four in every five pounds of spending at UK retailers is made through debit and credit cards, figures from a trade body show.

12:23am Saturday 13 February 2016

Over-55s making bolder holiday choices

Many people aged over 55 are more adventurous in their holiday plans than when they were younger, according to a study

More than one in four people aged over 55 say they are more adventurous in their holiday plans than when they were younger, according to a new study.

12:23am Saturday 13 February 2016

Tom Hardy gets pulses racing as he is named the most attractive British leading man

Tom Hardy gets pulses racing as he is named the most attractive British leading man

Digital channel Drama conducted a survey to find British stars with the best bodies and the country’s ultimate silver foxes.

12:11am Friday 12 February 2016

Companies to publish gender pay gap under new government initiative

The TUC said it was "disappointed" firms would not have to publish their gender pay gap figures until 2018

Companies with over 250 employees will have to publish their gender pay gap under measures being announced by the Government to tackle inequality.

12:06am Friday 12 February 2016

£16,000 cost for home buyers who let their heart rule their head

One in three home owners admitted their heart strings won out over their purse strings when it came to buying their home

Home buyers who let their heart rule their head when purchasing a property end up blowing their budget by £16,000 , research has found.

12:06am Friday 12 February 2016

Britain's Weirdest Council Houses made the jaws of viewers on social media drop

Britain's Weirdest Council Houses made the jaws of viewers on social media drop

Barry Kirk, also known as Captain Beany, claims to have spent £10,000 turning his council flat into an ode to baked beans.

11:33pm Thursday 11 February 2016
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