City News: Savings allowance, Lloyds, Moss Bros and Sunday papers...

Many savers will no longer have to pay tax on the interest they earn when a shake-up comes into force this week. From Wednesday, the new personal savings allowance will be introduced, meaning that banks and building...
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05 April 2016, 6:20

The Crusader: Staggering hike in holiday fraud...

FRAUDSTERS conned travellers out of £ 11.5 million last year through holiday booking scams, hitting the jackpot with airline tickets, online accommodation, sport and religious trips and timeshares, the last netting the...
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584
05 April 2016, 6:00

Britain's growth prospects take new hit as housebuilding slows to three year low...

MORE cracks have appeared in Britain's growth prospects after the pace of housebuilding slowed to its lowest levels for more than three years. Despite Government measures, cheap mortgage deals and an improved planning...
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545
05 April 2016, 6:00

Co-op boss gets £ 500k pay rise despite losses more than DOUBLING...

THE Co-operative Bank came under fire yesterday after handing boss Niall Booker a massive pay rise despite its losses more than doubling to £ 610.6 million. Chief executive Mr Booker got & pound; 385million, a jump of...
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04 April 2016, 21:43

HOUSING SHOCK: Top London house prices take huge hit as capital's market CRUMBLES...

LONDON's wealthiest home owners are having to drop prices by more than 10 per cent to attract buyers, a top estate agent has warned, in another sign the capital's market is collapsing. Asking prices for homes in...
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745
04 April 2016, 21:43

No-one's buying British: Blow for Osborne and economy as trade deficit reaches RECORD HIGH...

BRITAIN's current account deficit has hit its highest level since records in a fresh humiliation for George Osborne, official figures revealed today. The gap between what the country exports and imports reached a huge...
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380
04 April 2016, 20:00

'Record numbers' of middle-class savers being drawn into Inheritance Tax net...

RECORD numbers of middle-class savers are being drawn into the Inheritance Tax net, latest figures show. New data from the Office for National Statistics indicated that death duty receipts for 2015-16 are on track to...
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336
04 April 2016, 18:22

Saudi Arabia plots major takeovers: £ 1.4TRN fund is big enough to buy Apple and Facebook...

DESPERATE Saudi Arabia is to create a £ 1.4TRILLION sovereign wealth fund to raise the cash needed to keep its economy afloat amid plunging profits from lower oil prices. The fund would be the largest in the world and...
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623
04 April 2016, 18:22

The 10 changes you need to know about for the new tax year...

THE new tax year starts next week, making now an excellent time to get your finances in order and get your cash working as efficiently as possible. The 2016/17 tax year starts at midnight on April 6 so here's what you...
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447
04 April 2016, 12:01

House prices leap to new highs amid rush to beat landlord tax...

HOUSE prices rocketed by the fastest rate in more than a year last month, as landlords and second home buyers scrambled to complete deals before today's new tax. Values ​​jumped by 5.7 per cent in the year to March...
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371
04 April 2016, 4:06

The Crusader: Box clever if buying online...

FROM pop-up adverts to losses totalling hundreds of pounds, the customers of a skincare products company have slammed its sales techniques and the way it took their money. There are online complaints about American...
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764
04 April 2016, 4:05

Pension Protection scheme primed to bailout Tata steel workers and BHS...

COMPANIES across the country could be forced to stump up for the potential rescue of both the Tata-sponsored £ 14billion British Steel Pension Scheme and its £ 435million BHS counterpart. Government sources fear that...
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707
03 April 2016, 23:06

AIM facing struggle as firms delist...

THE Alternative Investment Market (AIM) has continued to struggle in the past year, with more companies delisting and fewer IPOs, according to a new report. A total of 105 companies quit the market in the past year -...
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604
03 April 2016, 23:05

Business news: M & S clothes sales, Libor trial and Moma foods crowfunding...

MARKS & Spencer's new chief executive Steve Rowe is set to say that its clothing sales fell for a fourth consecutive quarter, when he makes his City debut this week. According to City analysts, the retailer's food...
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728
03 April 2016, 3:20

HSBC set to offer online video meetings with mortgages advisors...

HSBC customers will be able to hold meetings with mortgage advisors using online video links, under a trial being carried out by the bank. The service is being piloted in 40 small branches that do not have advisers...
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599
03 April 2016, 3:20