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How do I get the £400 energy grant and the £650 one-off payment?

By Kevin PeacheyPersonal finance correspondent, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesThe chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced support to help people deal with soaring energy bills this winter - and it will be paid in different ways.The measures are a mix of broad help and specific payments to those on lower incomes.How will the £400 discount be…
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Twitter investor sues Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid

By Annabelle LiangBusiness reporterImage source, Getty ImagesA Twitter investor is suing Elon Musk and the social media platform over the handling of the billionaire's $44bn (£34.9bn) bid for the company. The case alleges he violated California corporate laws in a number of ways.It accuses the Tesla boss of "wrongful conduct" as his "false statements and…
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Energy bills: Government likely to face pressure to continue support, IFS says

By Michael RaceBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesThe government will continue to come under pressure to help people facing high energy bills into next year, the Institute of Fiscal Studies has warned.The IFS said calls for help were likely to continue for "at least" another year if oil and gas prices do not fall.It…
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Business confidence is falling, says Natwest boss

By Douglas FraserBusiness and economy editor, ScotlandImage source, ReutersImage caption, Alison Rose is the chief executive of Natwest GroupThe cost of living crisis presents challenges because so many firms and customers have no experience of high inflation and rising lending rates, NatWest boss Alison Rose has said.Firms on the bank's books have falling confidence, she…
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Electric car rapid charging costs soar, says RAC

By Beth TimminsBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesThe cost of rapidly charging an electric car has risen sharply as energy costs soar, the RAC has said.However, electric car charging still remains cheaper than petrol and diesel, the motoring organisation said.Rises in electricity and gas prices, in part since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, are behind…
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Newport Wafer Fab: Chinese buyout of UK's biggest chip plant to be reviewed

Image source, Getty ImagesThe sale of Britain's largest microchip factory to a Chinese company is to be reviewed by the UK government.Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will make a national security assessment of the takeover of Newport's Wafer Fab by Nexperia.It could force the company to reduce its shareholding back to the 14% it originally owned.MPs…