Emphasis on online shopping and early discounts meant shoppers waited until as late as possible to complete their festive spending.

Online shopping ‘affected high street footfall’

A new report from the British Retail Consortium reveals a rise in online shopping is partly responsible for a reduction in the number of shoppers visiting the UK’s high streets and out of town retail centres.

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Energy firms slow to pass on green levy bill reductions

Scottish Power has announced reductions in energy bills

Scottish Power have cut bills by 3.3 per cent, passing on savings from the government's decision to axe green levies but firms have still benefited from higher prices in the middle of winter.

Big four grocers lose out to Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose

Aldi were the supermarket winners over Christmas 2013

The big four grocers in the UK are expected to have lost further market share over Christmas to Aldo, Lidl and Waitrose.

Retailers experienced ‘underwhelming’ sales over Christmas

2.8% rail fare increase starts today

Ofgem introduces clearer energy billing and tariff options

Retailers slash prices in bid to win Christmas market share

Npower receives second £1m+ fine in a month

UK high street footfall drops 3.4% before Christmas rush

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A student's guide to household bills

How to deal with household bills as a student

Coping with bills for the first time is another challenge of moving away from home and becoming a student. Our guide gives you the lowdown on how to cope.

2015-16 spending review: Key points at a glance

George Osborne sets out his spending plans for 2015-16

How will the government's spending review affect you? We run through the key points as George Osborne tries to find £11.5 bn of savings whilst still stimulating the economy.

Flubit aims to personalise your online shopping experience

Six energy firms miss Ofgem targets on reducing energy bills

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Energy customers urged to switch as cheap fixed rate deals end

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