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‘Need direct payments!’ May’s ex adviser outlines strategy needed to tackle rising costs

Giles Wilkes urged the Government to take some immediate measures in support of the most hit and not wait until the effective election of the new Prime Minister. He suggested “direct payments” is what “poor people” need the most at the moment. Referring to former Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s suggestion to have Boris Jonson and […]

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Pets

Low-cost rabies clinic helps pet owners with costs

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) — The Angels for Animals Veterinary Hospital in Canfield held its annual rabies vaccine clinic on Sunday. The hospital worked in collaboration with Mahoning County Public Health, which set up and administered the clinic. Sebring woman arrested on animal cruelty charges They offered rabies vaccines for cats and dogs for only $8. […]

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Business

The price of a pint is going through the roof. Here’s why UK beer costs are far outpacing inflation

LONDON — The average cost of a pint of beer in the U.K. has soared by 70% since 2008 — well ahead of inflation — and some Londoners are parting with as much as £8 ($9.70) for 568ml of the amber nectar. According to figures from consultancy firm CGA, the average cost of a pint […]

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Technology

Global Healthcare BPO Market Report 2022: Market to Reach $441.8 Billion by 2026 – Increasing Healthcare Costs to Drive Inclination towards BPO Services

Company Logo Dublin, Aug. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Healthcare BPO – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Global Healthcare BPO Market to Reach $441.8 Billion by 2026 Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Healthcare BPO estimated at US$311.7 Billion in the year 2022, is projected […]

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Automotive

‘Be more careful’: Drivers urged to avoid popular fuel type which will increase costs

Current RAC fuel watch data shows that drivers will pay an average cost of 179.8p per litre for standard petrol and 190.01p for a litre of diesel. Even though fuel prices have fallen in recent weeks, prices of super unleaded still remain high at an average of 192.79p per litre. If a driver were to fill […]

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Pets

Higher housing costs force more pet owners to surrender their dogs

Lisa Spillman can’t imagine life without her dog, an 8-year-old chihuahua mix named Rosebud. But she says her household expenses were getting tough to handle. “Everything – rent, groceries, dog food… it’s all going really high,” Spillman, 52, told CNBC. And she’s not alone. According to a new survey conducted by pet care site Rover, […]

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Automotive

Fury at supermarket ‘big 4’ for failing to slash fuel prices in line with wholesale costs

AA president Edmund King said since early June, wholesale petrol is down 20p-25p a litre depending on whether or not you factor in VAT. He added: “But average UK pump prices are down by around 9.5p a litre for petrol and 7p for diesel compared to early July. In many areas of Britain, a 10p-a-litre […]

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Automotive

‘Pure greed’: Drivers attack ‘disgusting’ fuel costs despite Asda and Morrisons price cuts

Over the last week, Asda and Morrisons have slashed petrol and diesel prices at their filling stations across the UK. Both supermarkets were praised by experts and some drivers for helping reduce costs after motorists dealt with record high prices in recent months. Andrew Ball, Fuel Operations Manager at Morrisons, said drivers would benefit from the […]

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Automotive

‘Absolutely crucial!’: Hypermiling tips can help drivers slash petrol and diesel costs

The RAC said the best way to save fuel is to drive as smoothly as possible, gently using the steering, accelerator and brakes. If red lights are currently showing, drivers can ease back on the accelerator or slow down naturally as opposed to coming to a stop. Ms Jackson continued, saying: “We tried not to […]

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Pets

Pets are being surrendered to Erie shelters as care costs rise

Pet adoptions soared in the early months of the pandemic when adults and students working remotely were home to train, acclimate and appreciate a new dog or cat. People are still adopting pets, but pets also are being surrendered to shelters as people return to work and cope with rising prices for everything from pet […]