Lockdown energy bills warning as families face £25 rise in monthly direct debits

Lockdown energy bills warning as families face £25 rise in monthly direct debits

Almost 14 million households are facing higher energy bills after months of increased power use during lockdown. New research from comparison site Uswitch says we are likely to see direct debits going up by £25 a month. Gas and electricity consumption is increasing while we are all at home during…

Bitcoin Will Rise Above $400,000, Says Morgan Creek Digital’s Anthony Pompliano – Here’s Why

Bitcoin Will Rise Above $400,000, Says Morgan Creek Digital’s Anthony Pompliano – Here’s Why

Morgan Creek Digital co-founder and prominent Bitcoin advocate Anthony Pompliano says Bitcoin will soar above $400,000 en route to an $8 trillion dollar market cap. In a new interview with Peter McCormack, the host of the What Bitcoin Did podcast, Pompliano explains why he expects the king crypto will eclipse the…

Tesco boss says food prices may rise and shelves be empty after Brexit

Tesco boss says food prices may rise and shelves be empty after Brexit

Shoppers could face temporary shortages of fresh food and price hikes if the UK fails to negotiate a trade deal with the European Union, the Tesco chairman has warned. John Allan also said that shoppers can buy items made in the UK when imported goods increase in price due to…

Benefits to rise by just 37p a week for millions of people in April

Benefits to rise by just 37p a week for millions of people in April

Benefits will increase for millions of people by just 37 cents a week in April, announced today. “ Legacy benefits ” that support many not based on Universal Credit will rise by just 0.5 percent in 2021/22, the latest inflation hike. The same increase will apply to benefits for informal…