Airline warning to passengers over smart bag restrictions

One traveler said he was denied boarding due to the nature of his bag Travelers going abroad on vacation should heed strict smart bag rules, a passenger warned. A vacationer was caught on an EasyJet flight by a regulation, later similar restrictions also apply to other airlines. The warning comes as smart luggage is growing …

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Thousands of Capri-Sun recalled over ‘potential contamination’

LifestyleFood and Drink There are fears that a diluted cleaning solution was accidentally added to a production line at one of the company’s factories Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 12:23 p.m More than 5,000 cases of Capri-Sun have been recalled by its manufacturer after customers complained about the taste. Kraft Heinz on Friday (August 12) …

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Iceland loans: how Fair For You Food Club scheme works

Island UK boss Richard Walker says the move will help consumers struggling to pay for groceries amid the cost of living crisis Some private companies are also trying to help, with Supermarket Island announcing a partnership with Fair For You to allow shoppers to get microcredit for groceries during the school holidays. Iceland aims to …

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Thousands of Nationwide workers to get cost of living bonus

Nationwide has joined a number of companies to offer one-time bonuses as families grapple with the cost of living crisis Nationwide has announced it will pay 11,000 employees a £1,200 bonus to help with the cost of living crisis. The bonus will not be awarded to anyone in the company earning a salary of £35,000 …

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Aldi to give thousands of workers second pay rise in a year

Around 4,200 logisticians in the distribution centers of the supermarkets will benefit from the increase from September. The hourly rate for “warehouse selectors”, the most common role in its distribution centres, will rise to £12.66 an hour – a 9% increase from rates in January 2022. For unsocial working hours, nighttime pay for warehouse workers …

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Asda launches first-ever nationwide loyalty scheme

Shoppers can earn vouchers to save money on future grocery bills at the supermarket using the Asda Rewards app The Asda Rewards scheme was first piloted in its 16 stores in West Yorkshire and the West Midlands last year, but is now being rolled out in its 633 stores across the UK. The program allows …

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Heathrow extends cap on passenger numbers to end of October

Heathrow is extending its passenger cap for a further six weeks (Photo: Getty Images) Under the cap, no more than 100,000 travelers per day will be allowed to depart from the airport until October 29. This capacity limitation was initially only meant to last until September 11, but has now been postponed to allow for …

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UK workers suffer record pay slump against surging inflation

CPI inflation hit a new 40-year high in June and is expected to rise further later this year New figures show UK workers’ wages lagged inflation at record levels last quarter. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said regular pay – excluding bonuses – rose 4.7% in the months to June. Analysts had predicted wages …

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Bus fares: plan to cap ticket prices at £2 per journey

The Transport Secretary has announced a new plan to support the cost of public transport in England Register to our travel guide newsletter Bus fares could be capped at £2 each way across England, according to new proposals from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. The Cabinet minister said the measure would offer “tangible help” to the …

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Energy bills could be ‘cut by £400’ under plans to lower price cap

Proposals backed by Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi could help households save money this winter Register to our Money Savers Newsletter Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has reportedly asked Treasury officials to put together a multibillion-pound aid package that could lower the price cap from January. Register to our Money Savers Newsletter Proposals backed by Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi could …

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