Finance

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Millennials spend less than £6 a week on ‘posh coffees’

Millennials spend less than £6 a week on ‘posh coffees’

Millennials spend less than £6 a week on ‘posh coffees'

A study has suggested that it is a myth that millennials are spending their limited finances on “posh coffees”.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Over 40 per cent of Brits regret not taking maths seriously in school, study finds

Over 40 per cent of Brits regret not taking maths seriously in school, study finds

Over 40 per cent of Brits regret not taking maths seriously in school

Over 40 per cent of Britons have admitted to wishing they concentrated more on maths when they were in school, a study has found.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Santander fined £32.8m for failing to pass on inheritances

Santander fined £32.8m for failing to pass on inheritances

Santander fined £32.8m for failing to pass on inheritances

High street banking giant Santander has been fined £32.8 million by the City watchdog for "serious failings" in processing deceased customer accounts.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Student loans to be counted as government spending, adding £12bn to deficit

Student loans to be counted as government spending, adding £12bn to deficit

Student loans to be counted as government spending, adding £12bn to deficit

Student loans will be counted as government expenditure following a new accounting system introduced by the Office for National Statistics

Financial Conduct Authority announces overdraft reform plans to help 'vulnerable' customers

Financial Conduct Authority announces overdraft reform plans

The Financial Conduct Authority plans to overhaul how banks charge customers for overdrafts

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

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Monzo customers threaten to leave bank over transgender policy

Monzo customers threaten to leave bank over transgender policy

A number of customers of the mobile-only banking service have threatened to leave after finding out the company's policy on transgender employees.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Treasury officials ‘too young and inexperienced’ to make good decisions, says think tank

Treasury officials ‘too young and inexperienced’ to make good decisions, says think tank

Treasury officials ‘too inexperienced’ to make good decisions, says think tank

Treasury officials are “too young and inexperienced” to make good decisions about how to spend taxpayers’ money, said a think tank.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Wonga: Payday loans firm on the brink of going bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga: Payday loans firm on the brink of going bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga: Payday loans firm could go bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga, the payday loan company that charges up to 1,509% APR, is on the brink of administration, and has links to the Conservative party

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey said 'frank conversations' had taken place with the bank after its IT meltdown

City regulator boss: TSB must compensate customers quickly

City regulator boss: TSB must compensate customers quickly

Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey said 'frank conversations' had taken place with the bank after its IT meltdown

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles millions

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles 'millions'

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles 'millions'

Christopher Forte claims he allowed his wife to borrow money from him because he was in love

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

US anti-LGBT groups 'listed as churches to hide finances'

US anti-LGBT groups 'listed as churches to hide finances'

US anti-LGBT groups 'listed as churches to hide finances'

Focus on the Family and the Liberty Counsel are both said to be listed as churches

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn promises to stop London being 'masters of us all'

Jeremy Corbyn promises to stop City bankers being 'masters of us all'

Jeremy Corbyn promises to stop City bankers being 'masters of us all'

The Labour leader is to give a speech to the EEF manufacturers' organisation

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Diversity: 'Women don't take on top company jobs because they're too sane', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diversity: 'Women don't take on top company jobs because they're too sane', Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Nicky Morgan

'Women don't take on top company jobs because they're too sane', says Julia

MP Nicky Morgan is calling on financial services firms to sign a gender diversity pledge

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Stock market crash is 'good old-fashioned correction', says commentator

Stock market crash is 'good old-fashioned correction', says commentator

Stock market crash is 'good old-fashioned correction', says commentator

Commentator David Buik we've been lulled into a false sense of security

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'Humanity before elitism' - Jeremy Corbyn praised for calling on Carillion bonuses to be returned

'Humanity before elitism' - Jeremy Corbyn praised for calling on Carillion bonuses to be returned

Jeremy Corbyn praised for calling on Carillion bonuses to be returned

Last year those in charge at Carillion cashed £4 million worth of bonuses

Carillion had just £29 million in cash when it collapsed, says interim chief executive

Carillion had just £29 million in cash when it collapsed, says interim chief executive

'Carillion had just £29 million in cash when it collapsed'

Keith Cochrane says the company was in Government talks for months in an attempt to save it

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

The company has failed to sort out 'short-term financial support'

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

New £10 note: The new security features which help ensure your money is genuine

New £10 note: The security features which ensure your money is genuine

New £10 note: The security features which ensure your money is genuine

You might be hunting for a new £10 note today, but it's important to check that it's a genuine note

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

Married couple jump to their death together from office building in Manhattan

A suicide note was found which explained the couple's financial problems

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

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'The amount we spend on foreign aid is a nonsense and must stop'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'We can fund public sector pay by cutting ridiculous foreign aid budget'

Julia: 'We can fund public sector pay by curbing nonsense foreign aid'

Julia Hartley-Brewer has claimed that if the UK cut the foreign aid budget by half, this would fund all the necessary public sector pay increases

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

A deal to support Theresa May's minority government has finally been signed by the Conservatives and Democratic Unionist Party

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…