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The TikTok generation’s anti-work movement is dangerous and unrealistic

Enjoying work shouldn’t be considered old-fashioned – many find that their job is the most satisfying part of life and for good reason, although a few would dare admit that out loud. Online groups which promote quitting when times get tough could be encouraging a blanket intolerance to working life that could see some young …

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‘My car servicing has gone up over £100 – am I being swindled?’

Alex Robbins is contributing editor at Telegraph Cars where, as well as responding to readers’ queries, he also contributes reviews of new and used cars, together with articles on buying and selling. His knowledge of the used car market informs his many buying guides relating to the best buys in particular sectors, with an emphasis …

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Millennials were woke enough…but the next generation is much worse

If I was asked on a quiz show to come up with a single word that captured the dynamics of history, I would say “backlash”. Admittedly, I’m not the first to notice that the pendulum swings its way through time. Philosophers like Hegel and Foucault, with their “dialectics” of history, got there quite a while …

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‘My cleaner stole my grandma’s jewelery and stuffed designer make-up down her socks’

Has a company treated you unfairly? Our Consumer Champion is available to help. For how to contact her click here. Dear Katie, One day in April I returned home from work just before lunchtime as I had a flight to catch that afternoon. My new cleaner, whom I had hired from online tradesman finder Taskrabbit, …

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The dismal truth behind why so many Brits don’t want to work

EasyJet is canceling flights because it can’t find the staff to crew its planes. Heathrow is in chaos because it doesn’t have enough people to handle the baggage. Restaurants are slimming back menus because there is no one to work the kitchens, and shops don’t have enough people to drive the vans and stock the …

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Our pathetic energy regulator has overseen a total disaster

Not only did it “not do enough in the years that preceded it to ensure the energy supplier sector was resilient to external shocks”, the NAO said, it helped to create a market “that was vulnerable to large-scale shocks” and “increased the risk and cost” of firms failing. That is quite some record. It is …

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‘My elderly mother spent £105 trying to replace her Santander check book’

Has a company treated you unfairly? Our Consumer Champion is available to help. For how to contact her click here. Dear Katie, My 86-year-old mother recently ran out of checks. She duly phoned her bank, Santander, on the number on the front of her checkbook to request a new one. She was automatically transferred to …

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