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The Chancellor, George Osborne, is under mounting pressure to cut dramatically Britain's reliance on gas after a coalition of the world's biggest investment fund managers made an unprecedented call on the Government to step up its commitment to low carbon energy.

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George Osborne is under mounting pressure to dramatically cut Britain’s reliance on gas after a coalition of the world’s biggest investment fund managers made an unprecedented call on the UK government to step up its commitment to low carbon energy.

Older people on fixed incomes can struggle to meet the rising cost of their fuel bills

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Exclusive: Scicluna a leading contender in RSA's hunt for chairman

One of Britain's top accountants has emerged as a leading contender to take over as chairman of RSA, the FTSE 100 insurer which owns the More Than brand.

Aged 25? It's time you started saving for retirement

The next generation face being in their 50s before they have paid off their student loans and in their 60s before they are mortgage free, research suggested today.

Questions of Cash: I've been having a hard time trying to cancel my Norton software payments

Q. Several years ago, I loaded a Norton Security software package onto my laptop. A charge was debited from my credit card annually. Recently, the laptop failed completely. I tried to cancel my payment but Norton's website does not recognise that I have a subscription.

Women save much less than men for old age

The gap in the amount that men and women are saving for retirement has grown to a record high of nearly £30,000 over the average lifetime, the provider Scottish Widows has revealed.

The heat is off: LaShawn Merritt treats his injured left leg after failing to finish the opening heat of his defence of the men's 400m title he won in 2008

Roger Black: Merritt's exit from the 400m gives the outsiders a chance to lap it up

The Expert View: With the American out, the Brits have a good chance of making the final

Ennis has two big days ahead of her

The Roger Black Column: Jessica Ennis is just a regular girl – capable of extraordinary achievement

Historically the stronger girls tend to come out on top but Jess Ennis can blow them out of the way

Nice little earners: Females favourites in pay power charts

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One in five UK families admit they are 'living on the edge'

UK families are facing an uncertain financial future with one in five admitting they are living on edge.

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Investors' groups pressure oil firms to be 'greener'

A coalition of the world's biggest institutional investors stepped up the pressure on oil and gas companies to become greener yesterday, as they kicked off a campaign to clamp down on their "fracking" activities.

Major investors turn the screw on companies over 'fracking'

Oil and gas explorers come under pressure to clamp down on controversial extraction process

Fewer than half of workers will have adequate pension

Pensions savings have hit a record low as hard-up workers prioritise other payments above saving for their retirement.

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