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Moneybox Friday, 28 March, 2003, 15:59 GMT
New benefits system begins
Post Office
The way benefits are paid is changing from 1 April
BBC Radio 4's Money Box was broadcast on Saturday, 29 March, 2003 at 1204 GMT

New benefits system begins

Money Box has been investigating the new system of paying benefits directly into bank or post office accounts.

We put our concerns to Work and Pensions Minister Malcolm Wicks and David Hills of Post Office Ltd.

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Missing tax returns

The Inland Revenue's online tax return system has come under fire from customers who feel they have been let down.

We took their concerns to Terry Hawes, head of e-services development at the Inland Revenue.

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MoD to reduce injury compensation

The MoD is planning to reduce the amount of compensation it pays to people injured during service in the armed forces.

We spoke to Terry English of the Royal British Legion about the planned changes.

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Mis-selling fine for insurer

Royal & Sun Alliance has been fined 950,000 for mortgage endowment mis-selling.

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Premium Bonds

The odds of scooping a Premium Bond win are much less now than they once were.

We asked Gill Cattanach of National Savings & Investments to explain why.

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Cashwise magazine

If you have questions about managing your money or dealing with debt, then Cashwise is for you, with tips and hints on how to deal with common financial problems.

For a copy of the magazine, please call: 0800 044 044

Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Chris A'Court
Reporter: Claire Vincent

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