Banking

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Number of first-time buyer loans climbs

Number of first-time buyer loans climbs

Number of first-time buyer loans climbs

The number of first-time buyers receiving mortgages in February was higher year on year for the fifth month in a row, according to UK Finance.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Some 1,200 jobs at risk as Santander closes branches

Some 1,200 jobs at risk as Santander closes branches

The bank Santander will close 140 branches in the UK, putting over a thousand jobs at risk

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The system problems have left customers furious and unable to access accounts

TSB customers back online after two days of delays

TSB customers back online after two days of delays

Chief executive Paul Pester announced on Twitter on Wednesday morning that the services had been restored and thanked customers

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Lloyds hopes to redeploy affected staff where possible, with compulsory redundancies a "last resort"

Lloyds axe 1,200 jobs and will shut 49 branches

Lloyds axe 1,200 jobs and will shut 49 branches

The banking giant said 1,230 jobs will be cut across its branch network and some central functions as part of the move

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard claimed Chancellor Philip Hammond was "fattening up RBS to sell to his friends in the city"

Labour MP: Closing RBS branches is 'economic vandalism'

Labour MP: Closing RBS branches is 'economic vandalism'

Richard Leonard claimed Chancellor Philip Hammond was "fattening up the Royal Bank of Scotland to sell to his friends in the city"

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

George Galloway claims austerity is directly linked to life expectancy

George Galloway claims austerity is cutting people's life expectancy

George Galloway claims austerity is cutting people's life expectancy

George Galloway says the poorest people were affected after the financial crash, but the rich always have money

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The remaining EU member-states are unanimous that Britain must settle its 'divorce bill' before Brexit negotiations can begin

Brexit: EU to strip Britain of its banking agency and open 'beauty contest' to give it new home

Brexit: EU to strip Britain of its banking and medicine agencies

Banking and medicine agencies to leave Britain at a cost of around 1,000 jobs

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Galloway on Tony Blair: 'Banks and businesses were desperate for someone to derail Brexit'

Galloway on Tony Blair: 'Banks and businesses were desperate for someone to derail Brexit'

'Banks and businesses were desperate for someone to derail Brexit'

Tony Blair has urged the British people to 'rise up' and change their minds about Brexit, as he believes we should remain in the European Union

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Deutsche Bank: 'They should have let the banks go down in 2008', says leading economist

Deutsche Bank won't fail but another crash is coming, leading wealth manager tells George Galloway

Leading economist tells George Galloway a new financial meltdown is coming

Deutsche Bank is facing a fine of £11 billion over miselling mortgage-backed bonds before the 2008 financial crisis

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Researcher explains study results which suggest working-class kids might miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

The study found working-class kids might not know cultural rules routinely taught to children from more privileged backgrounds

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

'We could easily get negative interest rates in the next 12 months', says financial expert

As banks threaten negative interest rates, it's YOUR job to save the economy, says money expert

As banks threaten negative interest rates, it's YOUR job to save the economy

In the wake of further job losses and branch closures by Lloyds Bank, financial expert Jasmine Birtles says the public need to get out and spend to stop the country's finances juddering to a halt…