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'Drop it like it's hot' rapper will feature in a television advert as part of the price comparison website's You’re So MoneySuperMarket campaign

Money alert: ISA limits 2013-14

So now we know how much we'll be able to stash away in our tax-free individual savings accounts from next April.

Business View: Osborne wants to coax more from firms, but he offered few giveaways

Ed Miliband’s conference-season assault on the Coalition made backing business a hazardous activity for the Chancellor. Yesterday’s upgraded growth forecasts tell a story of a catch-up recovery, but that in itself will not deliver votes at the ballot box in 2015. George Osborne knows he needs these green shoots to blossom and the many to share the gains of the few.

More job losses likely as government departments face further budget cuts

Government departments will have to find a further £3bn of cuts over the next three years, in a move likely to result in further job cuts and programme closures.

Hot summer boosts AG Barr as sales fizz higher

IRN-Bru maker AG Barr has announced an 8 per cent increase in third quarter sales after the company bounced from its failed merger with Britvic.

What have we learned from the Autumn Statement?

The plan is working, the Chancellor said with a smile

George Osborne said in June that the savings from delaying the state pension age were 'absolutely enormous'

Autumn Statement 2013: Work until you’re 70 - George Osborne accused of ‘living in fantasy land’ over pension reforms

Changes mean anyone born after 1990 faces five years’ extra work - but measures could save £400bn over the next 50 years and reflect rising life expectancy

Working longer is not so bad

Being forced to wait even longer for a state pension may seem a bleak prospect, but working until 70 won’t necessarily be a bad option.

David Cameron is currently on a three day trip to China

No tax cuts until end of decade says Prime Minister with married couples set to benefit further

Prime Minister said austerity measures will remain in place past 2018 but would like to “extend” tax breaks for married couples when possible

People shout slogans and wave flags of Ukraine and the European Union during a rally of the opposition on Independence Square in Kiev

Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses militants of trying to overthrow Ukraine's government

Protesters are seeking to force President Viktor Yanukovych from office with a general strike

Help for victims of domestic violence is in a state of crisis

Refuges ‘turn away more than 150 women a day because of budget cuts’

Help for victims of domestic violence in a state of crisis, warns national survey

George Osborne is demanding a round of last-minute spending cuts from Whitehall departments to fund more than £2bn of giveaways in his Autumn Statement

Chancellor demanding more spending cuts from departments to fund Autumn Statement giveaways

George Osborne is demanding a round of last-minute spending cuts from Whitehall departments to fund more than £2bn of giveaways in his Autumn Statement on Thursday.

More incentives to homeowners will promote energy-efficiency measures

Coalition strikes deal on 'green taxes'

Autumn Statement will bring help for homeowners as controversial cut to energy-efficiency levy means £50 off fuel bills

Money Insider: Find a cheaper alternative to payday loans

We are constantly bombarded by payday loan adverts, on television, online, in newspapers and on billboards, so it's no surprise so many have signed up for this high-cost credit. But just because your credit record isn't up to scratch, it doesn't mean you have to face crippling four-figure payday interest rates, there are cheaper alternatives.

Job losses feared as Manchester student union deficit reaches half a million pounds

Manchester University students’ union has been forced to make drastic cut-backs after it was revealed that they have built up a deficit of over half a million pounds.

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