Biggest ever drug deal collapses after US closes tax loopholes...

THE biggest pharmaceutical deal in the world has collapsed after a crackdown on tax avoidance measures by the US. American drugmaker Pfizer was on course to merge with Irish rival Allergan in a & pound; 113billion...
Views
566
06 April 2016, 21:40

New car sales hit record high: Top 10 most popular models revealed...

SALES of new cars hit the highest level since 1999 last month as the industry continues to boom. More than half a million people bought a new car in March as the registration plate changed - a 5.3 per cent increase...
Views
181
06 April 2016, 21:40

New state pension: How much will you get?...

A RADICAL overhaul of the state pension system takes effect tomorrow. But what is the new state pension and how much will you get? Older people are more likely to be the winners, while young people will lose outunder...
Views
376
06 April 2016, 12:20

City news: Moss Bros, Stock Spirits, Barclays and GDP growth...

STORE makeovers and growing demand for hired lounge suits at weddings helped smarten up annual profit at Moss Bros. The men's formalwear group said hire sales, which represent 14 per cent of overall turnover, had...
Views
559
06 April 2016, 3:41

Lifeline for flood-risk homeowners: New scheme to stem rising costs of insurance...

THE GOVERNMENT is throwing a lifeline to homeowners in flood-risk areas by helping them to find affordable insurance. Many have seen their premiums soar or been refused cover altogether, as the UK's increasingly...
Views
552
06 April 2016, 3:41

City news: M & S chief, Virgin airline sale, Chemring and Chapel Down...

NEW M & S chief executive Steve Rowe will maintain direct control of its clothing business as he seeks to revive flagging sales. Rowe, who took over from Marc Bolland last Saturday, has told staff not to expect a...
Views
345
05 April 2016, 23:40

The wealth of ways to save family its fortune...

MIDDLE class Britons have been urged to act now or risk losing more of their wealth to inheritance tax. Death duty receipts will hit a record high of & pound; 4.6 billion in the 2015-16 tax year and continue rising in...
Views
435
05 April 2016, 23:40

Windsor & Eton brewery draughts in next generation to target younger drinkers...

BE RADICAL with the craft ale recipe, draw on the family's brewing experience and then come top in an international beer contest. Those moves fast-tracked brewer Kieran Johnson, 25 to a national, 220-store...
Views
308
05 April 2016, 21:20

Savers risking everything in search for return after years of stagnant interest rates...

DESPERATE savers turning to riskier investment products in a search for income is one of the biggest threats to financial services in Britain, according to the market regulator. Britain's long-term low interest rates...
Views
435
05 April 2016, 19:40

The New State Pension: Winners and the losers revealed...

RETIREMENT benefits are to be completely overhauled from April 6 in a move that will benefit millions, but also leave plenty of savers paying the price. The old basic state pension system, paying a maximum of & pound;...
Views
146
05 April 2016, 19:40

Five-minute guide to the slow death of Premium Bonds...

ONE in three Britons holds Premium Bonds making them the nation's favourite flutter, but now they are starting to look like a losing bet. More than 22million Britons hold around & pound; 50billion in bonds in the hope...
Views
365
05 April 2016, 17:41

How would Brexit affect the pound?...

BREXIT campaigners argue that an EU exit would set Britain free to manage its own finances and affairs. But what impact would Brexit have on the pound? How would Brexit affect the pound?There is fierce debate over...
Views
626
05 April 2016, 17:41

11million to lose THOUSANDS under new pension rules coming into effect TOMORROWwill you?...

MILLIONS of workers are set to be tens of thousands of pounds 'worse off' under the new state pension that takes effect tomorrow. Retirement benefits are being overhauled to system that the Government claimed would be...
Views
358
05 April 2016, 16:42

Share Hunter: B & Q owner Kingfisher to fit things together...

KINGFISHER may not be a household name, but two of the company's brands, B & Q and Screwfix, will be familiar to DIY fans across the country. Kingfisher operates 10 brands across 1100 stores in Europe, Russia and...
Views
530
05 April 2016, 15:00

Cheap petrol days OVER: Prices at the pump jump past £ 1 mark with further rises on horizon...

DRIVERS suffered a sudden jump in fuel prices last month with experts warning more price hikes are to be expected in the coming weeks. The price of petrol leapt by 3p a litre on average to reach 10526p, while diesel...
Views
328
05 April 2016, 15:00