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Savings of up to £1 Million to be Protected

The Bank of England will protect savings of up to a million pounds under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. The increased rate of savings protection is expected to take effect…

Money

Bank Note Printers Issue Profit Warning

You would think that legally printing money is just about the most profitable business possible. Unfortunately, things aren’t quite that simple and De La Rue, the printing company responsible for…

Economic Growth

UK Economic Growth Higher Than Estimated

The growth of the UK economy through the second quarter of the year was slightly more pronounced than was previously believed, it has been revealed. Previously, growth was estimated at…

PPI Claim

PPI Claims Still Going Strong Through First Quarter of 2014

Recent figures show that PPI complaints remained reasonably steady through the first quarter of 2014. Though they have lost some steam since the very height of the scandal, they are…

tax evasion

New Penalties for Offshore Tax Dodgers

New penalties have been laid out by chancellor George Osborne for people who avoid paying tax by keeping their funds abroad. Those who commit this kind of tax evasion could…

inheritance-tax

David Cameron Hints at Inheritance Tax Pledge

David Cameron has claimed that he still aims to raise the threshold for inheritance tax so that only “the rich” will be liable for it. He has hinted that a…

Co-operative

Co-Op Has Worst Year Ever

The Co-operative Group has experienced its worst year since the company began. It is expected to record losses of over £2 billion. Exact figures are set to be announced on…

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Important Considerations in PPI Mis-selling

You can make a PPI claim if you had been mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance on store card, overdraft, car loan or a catalogue. But there are certain policies that have…

Online Shopping

Record Online Spending Expected This Christmas

Online retailers in the UK are braced for a record Christmas period. The highest levels of online spending ever are expected according to forecasts by CapGemini and IMRG. Last year’s…

US Government

US Economy Still Suffering from Government Shutdown

The US government shutdown in October, and related concerns about a possible debt default, are still leaving a negative mark on the US economy. The footprint of this can partly…