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    October 7, 2014

    Savings of up to £1 Million to be Prote...

    The Bank of England will protect savings of up to a million pounds under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. The increased rate of savings pro...
  • employment-header
    May 20, 2016

    Unemployment Down but Job Growth May Slo...

    The unemployment rate in the UK has fallen over the first quarter of 2016, albeit modestly, according to figures from the Office for National Statisti...
  • Budget2016
    March 16, 2016

    The 2016 Budget in a Nutshell

    George Osborne recently delivered the annual budget, revealing how the financial landscape is going to change for the people of the UK in the near fut...
  • Oil
    January 18, 2016

    Oil Prices Continue to Fall

    The dramatic fall in oil prices is continuing apace, with the end of sanctions on Iran being the most recent factor to push the price downward. Earlie...
  • interest rate cut
    September 21, 2015

    Interest Rates may Fall Instead of Rise

    After years languishing at record lows, it has recently been reported from numerous quarters that the Bank of England may finally raise interest rates...
  • File photo dated 19/05/11 of a train ticket, timetable and money, as new compensation arrangements for rail passengers come into effect today.
    August 18, 2015

    Rail Fares to Increase Next Year

    The Department of Transport has said that next January will see a rise of 1% in regulated rail fares. This increase is pegged to July’s inflatio...
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Important

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…

employment-header

Unemployment Down but Job Growth May Slow

The unemployment rate in the UK has fallen over the first quarter of 2016, albeit modestly, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). However, the official statistical…

Budget2016

The 2016 Budget in a Nutshell

George Osborne recently delivered the annual budget, revealing how the financial landscape is going to change for the people of the UK in the near future. Some of the key…

Oil

Oil Prices Continue to Fall

The dramatic fall in oil prices is continuing apace, with the end of sanctions on Iran being the most recent factor to push the price downward. Earlier this month it…

interest rate cut

Interest Rates may Fall Instead of Rise

After years languishing at record lows, it has recently been reported from numerous quarters that the Bank of England may finally raise interest rates in the near future. However, the…

File photo dated 19/05/11 of a train ticket, timetable and money, as new compensation arrangements for rail passengers come into effect today.

Rail Fares to Increase Next Year

The Department of Transport has said that next January will see a rise of 1% in regulated rail fares. This increase is pegged to July’s inflation level of 1%, measured…

Small Business

Confidence Growing Among Small Businesses

According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), confidence among smaller enterprises has grown significantly over the past three months. This points, the Federation says, towards strong potential for growth…

forex

FOREX Manipulation Leads to Record Fines

Record fines have been handed down to five of the world’s biggest names in banking, primarily for manipulation of the foreign exchange (FOREX) market. The fines total US$ £3.6 billion,…

Flash Crash

Financial Trader Arrested Over Global “Flash Crash” of 2010

A UK trader, Navinder Singh Sarao, has been arrested in connection with the “flash crash” of global financial markets which took place in 2010. The 37-year-old, it is alleged, placed…

Clegg Calls Leaving EU “Self-Harm” for UK Economy

Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister in the current coalition government, has spoken on the matter of EU membership ahead of the coming election. Clegg…

Energy Bills

Competition and Markets Authority: Customers Missing Energy Savings

According to an inquiry being carried out by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), a lot of customers are missing out on very big energy savings. Specifically, those on dual-fuel…