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heraldscotland
Company linked to Craig Whyte makes claim on £18m oldco Rangers plc creditors potThe claim has meant that an interim £10 million payout to unsecured creditors d
Company linked to Craig Whyte makes claim on £18m oldco Rangers plc creditors pot
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
The claim has meant that an interim £10 million payout to unsecured creditors due to have been made at the end of July to the tune of around six to seven pence in every pound owed has had to be delayed. Law Financial Ltd is now owned by the... Read more
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express
Cash to become rarer as contactless payment limit rises to £30 NOTES and coins could become obsolete within a decade amid a change in attitu
Cash to become rarer as contactless payment limit rises to £30
express / Posted 3 days ago
NOTES and coins could become obsolete within a decade amid a change in attitudes and a push by providers to embrace contactless payments. Contactless payments are phasing out cash Over... Read more
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Investopedia
iShares MSCI Europe FinancialsThe (NYSEARCA: EUFN) exchange-traded fund (ETF) was created in 2010 to track t
iShares MSCI Europe Financials
Investopedia / Posted 3 days ago
The (NYSEARCA: EUFN) exchange-traded fund (ETF) was created in 2010 to track the performance of the MSCI Europe Financials Index, which is composed of financial companies of developed market countries in Europe. Since... Read more
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Scotsman
FTSE tumbles 102 points in volatile sessionMore than £30 billion was wiped off the value of blue-chip stocks by the end of
FTSE tumbles 102 points in volatile session
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
More than £30 billion was wiped off the value of blue-chip stocks by the end of a volatile session that saw the FTSE 100 buffeted by continuing fears over the Chinese economy. Early trading saw the top-flight index tumble more than 100 points before... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading's personal loan debts to banks are among the highestAnd the average amount owed in this area is one of the highest in England and W
Reading's personal loan debts to banks are among the highest
Reading Evening Post / Posted 5 days ago
And the average amount owed in this area is one of the highest in England and Wales. On average, each person in the RG postcode owes £580 in personal loans to banks. By comparison, each person in Britain owes £491 on average in personal... Read more
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Swissinfo
Barclays Pressing Swiss Private Bankers to Double Client Assets(Bloomberg) -- The new head of Barclays Plc’s Swiss unit is pushing private ban
Barclays Pressing Swiss Private Bankers to Double Client Assets
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The new head of Barclays Plc’s Swiss unit is pushing private bankers in Geneva and Zurich to double client assets in four years as international competitors exit the world’s largest hub for offshore wealth. James Buchanan-Michaelson,... Read more
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Independent
Why property firms still need to build diversity in the workplaceIt’s a stereotype but it might be a lot closer to the truth than many in those
Why property firms still need to build diversity in the workplace
Independent / Posted 6 days ago
It’s a stereotype but it might be a lot closer to the truth than many in those sectors would be happy to admit, with a new survey this week from Architects’ Journal and Construction News finding that 85 per cent of gay men and women in the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 25Overnight Media Digest - Concerns about China's economy intensified, accelerat
August 25
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Overnight Media Digest - Concerns about China's economy intensified, accelerating the selloff across global markets as investors tried to assess whether the rout was just a short-term pullback or a signal of deeper trouble. (on.wsj.com/1U3x2O5) -... Read more
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RTE News
Goldman, CarVal and Cerberus bid for NAMA loansA joint bid from Goldman Sachs and CarVal Investors, as well as an approach by
Goldman, CarVal and Cerberus bid for NAMA loans
RTE News / Posted 6 days ago
A joint bid from Goldman Sachs and CarVal Investors, as well as an approach by Cerberus Capital Management, are understood to have made the shortlist for one of the largest loan portfolios ever put up for sale by NAMA. The firms make up two out of... Read more
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The New Age
UK banking complaints grow 8% on packaged account concernsComplaints about Britain's financial firms rose eight percent in the first half
UK banking complaints grow 8% on packaged account concerns
The New Age / Posted 6 days ago
Complaints about Britain's financial firms rose eight percent in the first half of this year after a jump in new cases about packaged bank accounts, the industry's watchdog said on Tuesday. Packaged bank accounts offer a range of additional services... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
UK banking complaints grow 8 percent on packaged account concernsA sign is displayed outside of a branch of The Royal Bank of Scotland in centra
UK banking complaints grow 8 percent on packaged account concerns
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 days ago
A sign is displayed outside of a branch of The Royal Bank of Scotland in central London, Britain May 20, 2015. The logo of Barclays bank is seen at its office in the Canary Wharf business district of London April 1, 2013. LONDON Complaints about... Read more
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Scotsman
Market ‘correction’ not as advertisedWE COULD be past the tipping point of describing the tailspin in world stock ma
Market ‘correction’ not as advertised
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
WE COULD be past the tipping point of describing the tailspin in world stock markets as a “correction”. Slide verging on impending slump might be more accurate now. Shanghai lost a further near-9 per cent yesterday after its 11 per cent fall last... Read more
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Independent
This is what happens when humans are replaced by computersNo, you didn’t misread that. Shortly after the opening bell it had fallen 1,000
This is what happens when humans are replaced by computers
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
No, you didn’t misread that. Shortly after the opening bell it had fallen 1,000 points. The bang from that opening lasted just long enough to shake every market where stocks were being traded, before easing off like a summer rain shower. The wallop?... Read more
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Mortgage Introducer
Osborne: Lloyds sell-off done in a year"I hope that [Lloyds] will be complete within the year."Currently £14.5bn of Ll
Osborne: Lloyds sell-off done in a year
Mortgage Introducer / Posted 7 days ago
"I hope that [Lloyds] will be complete within the year."Currently £14.5bn of Lloyds shares have been returned to the taxpayer after £20.5bn was used to bail out the bank in 2008.A Lloyds spokesman said: "Today's announcement shows the further... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
The UK IT Industry Awards 2015 Shortlist is announced – did you make the cut?It's not long until the 2015 UK IT Industry Awards, and we are delighted to rel
The UK IT Industry Awards 2015 Shortlist is announced – did you make the cut?
Computing.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
It's not long until the 2015 UK IT Industry Awards, and we are delighted to release the shortlist of entries today. If you've made the cut (or if you simply fancy an incredible night out), we can't wait to see you on Wednesday 18 November, so book... Read more
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BBC News
Osborne: Lloyds Bank sell-off done 'within the year' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Osborne: Lloyds Bank sell-off done 'within the year'
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Osborne: Lloyds Bank sell-off done 'within the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Government sells off another chunk of Lloyds banking groupThe Government has sold another 1% chunk of Lloyds Banking Group, taking its st
Government sells off another chunk of Lloyds banking group
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
The Government has sold another 1% chunk of Lloyds Banking Group, taking its stake in the lender to less than 13%. It means the Government has now recouped around £14.5 billion of the £20.5 billion spent bailing out the lender at the height of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Government sells off another chunk of Lloyds banking groupChancellor George Osborne said it was "fantastic news". He said: "I am determi
Government sells off another chunk of Lloyds banking group
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne said it was "fantastic news". He said: "I am determined to build on this success, and to continue to return Lloyds to the private sector and reduce our national debt." A Lloyds spokesman said: "Today's announcement shows... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
UK cuts its stake in Lloyds to below 13 percentA branch of Lloyds Bank is seen in the City of London December 16, 2014. LONDO
UK cuts its stake in Lloyds to below 13 percent
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
A branch of Lloyds Bank is seen in the City of London December 16, 2014. LONDON Britain's government has reduced its holding in Lloyds Banking Group to below 13 percent, taking the bank closer to full privatisation after needing a state rescue in... Read more
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Market Watch
U.K. cuts stake in Lloyds Banking Group to 12.97%LONDON--The British government has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group PL
U.K. cuts stake in Lloyds Banking Group to 12.97%
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON--The British government has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY.LN) by another percentage point to 12.97%, the latest in a series of small sales of shares in the bailed-out bank. Lloyds said Monday that the government now owns... Read more
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Daily Record
Kezia Dugdale: Good business must start at schoolWHERE are the jobs of the future going to come from? That’s one of the most im
Kezia Dugdale: Good business must start at school
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
WHERE are the jobs of the future going to come from? That’s one of the most important questions our government should be asking. Because we need to make sure that our young people - the workers of the future - have the skills they need to compete... Read more
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express
Co-op Bank in the red until 2017 CO-OPERATIVE Bank warned it would remain in the red until at least 2017 after
Co-op Bank in the red until 2017
express / Posted 11 days ago
CO-OPERATIVE Bank warned it would remain in the red until at least 2017 after half-year losses nearly tripled as it counted the cost of mismanagement. The bank will remain in the red until 2017 The reason the... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Basements not allowed under ‘modest’ Hampstead Garden Suburb homes after tycoon’s court battles Former Lloyds Banking Group chairman Sir Victor Blank. Picture: PA/John Still
Basements not allowed under ‘modest’ Hampstead Garden Suburb homes after tycoon’s court battles
The Ham&High Network / Posted 11 days ago
Former Lloyds Banking Group chairman Sir Victor Blank. Picture: PA/John Stillwell Basement developments in Hampstead Garden Suburb will only be allowed... Read more
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Evening Standard
M&S's Laura Wade-Gery: She’s powerful, 50 — and having a babyMarks & Spencer’s heir apparent is about to have her own heir apparent. Laura W
M&S's Laura Wade-Gery: She’s powerful, 50 — and having a baby
Evening Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Marks & Spencer’s heir apparent is about to have her own heir apparent. Laura Wade-Gery, executive director of “multichannel” at the pants-to-Percy Pigs purveyor, is going on maternity leave in a fortnight. The 50-year-old is widely tipped to fill... Read more
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Finextra
Accenture opens applications for fintech innovation lab in LondonLaunched by Accenture in 2012, the FinTech Innovation Lab London is a 12-week m
Accenture opens applications for fintech innovation lab in London
Finextra / Posted 13 days ago
Launched by Accenture in 2012, the FinTech Innovation Lab London is a 12-week mentoring programme that helps fintech entrepreneurs accelerate product development and gain exposure to leading financial-industry executives. The 15 startups selected to... Read more
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Scotsman
Salmon feed giant Ewos swallowed in €1.35bn deal Salmon farmers Ewos have been taken over by Cargill. Picture: Stephen Mansfiel
Salmon feed giant Ewos swallowed in €1.35bn deal
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
Salmon farmers Ewos have been taken over by Cargill. Picture: Stephen Mansfield One of the world’s producers of feed for the salmon farming industry is to be taken over in a €1.35 billion (£958... Read more
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Business Wire
Accenture and Leading Banks Invite Applications for Fourth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab LondonLaunched by Accenture in 2012, the FinTech Innovation Lab London is a 12-week m
Accenture and Leading Banks Invite Applications for Fourth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab London
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
Launched by Accenture in 2012, the FinTech Innovation Lab London is a 12-week mentoring programme that helps fintech entrepreneurs accelerate product development and gain exposure to leading financial-industry executives. The 15 startups selected to... Read more
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Evening Standard
FTSE 100 bosses' pay rises to 183 times ordinary workers' salariesThe bosses of Britain's blue-chip companies saw their pay rise last year and no
FTSE 100 bosses' pay rises to 183 times ordinary workers' salaries
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
The bosses of Britain's blue-chip companies saw their pay rise last year and now earn 183 times as much as ordinary workers, new research has shown. The chief executives of the country's top 100 companies received on average £4.964 million in pay in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Soaring US dollar pushes down global corporate dividendsAn underlying rise of 8.6pc in continental Europe was “encouraging, and faster
Soaring US dollar pushes down global corporate dividends
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
An underlying rise of 8.6pc in continental Europe was “encouraging, and faster than we expected”, Henderson said, with bumper payments from the Danish shipping company AP Moller-Maersk and the consumer goods group Nestlé adding to the $133.7bn... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Quarter of bankers still under pressure to mis-sellOne positive sign of progress is that 78pc of staff now believe there is a grea
Quarter of bankers still under pressure to mis-sell
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
One positive sign of progress is that 78pc of staff now believe there is a greater emphasis at their bank on customer service than on selling products, according to the survey of 383 front-line staff from Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Royal... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
op Bank let off from £120m fine to keep hedge funds sweet, says chief“It would have been a perverse outcome, to raise this capital and then to pay i
op Bank let off from £120m fine to keep hedge funds sweet, says chief
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
“It would have been a perverse outcome, to raise this capital and then to pay it back – bearing in mind that the taxpayer hasn’t put in anything. Why should they get the benefit of a fine, when they haven’t taken any of the risk?” the chief executive... Read more
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Canberra Times
BHP boosts female ranks on boardBritish businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors.
BHP boosts female ranks on board
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
British businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors. Photo: Bloomberg Female representation on the BHP Billiton board of directors has grown, with a new female director set to join and another set to take a bigger... Read more
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Brisbane Times
BHP boosts female ranks on boardBritish businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors.
BHP boosts female ranks on board
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
British businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors. Photo: Bloomberg Female representation on the BHP Billiton board of directors has grown, with a new female director set to join and another set to take a bigger... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
BHP boosts female ranks on boardBritish businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors.
BHP boosts female ranks on board
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
British businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors. Photo: Bloomberg Female representation on the BHP Billiton board of directors has grown, with a new female director set to join and another set to take a bigger... Read more
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WA Today
BHP boosts female ranks on boardBritish businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors.
BHP boosts female ranks on board
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
British businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors. Photo: Bloomberg Female representation on the BHP Billiton board of directors has grown, with a new female director set to join and another set to take a bigger... Read more
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The Age
BHP boosts female ranks on boardBritish businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors.
BHP boosts female ranks on board
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
British businesswoman Anita Frew will join the BHP Billiton board of directors. Photo: Bloomberg Female representation on the BHP Billiton board of directors has grown, with a new female director set to join and another set to take a bigger... Read more
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The Courier Mail
BHP Billiton reshuffles boardBHP Billiton Ltd has named Croda International PLC chairman-designate Anita Fre
BHP Billiton reshuffles board
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
BHP Billiton Ltd has named Croda International PLC chairman-designate Anita Frew as a director, as the mining company outlined changes to its board on Friday. Ms Frew, who is also deputy chairman of Lloyds Banking Group PLC, will join the board in... Read more
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Business Spectator
BHP Billiton reshuffles boardBHP Billiton Ltd has named Croda International PLC chairman-designate Anita Fre
BHP Billiton reshuffles board
Business Spectator / Posted 17 days ago
BHP Billiton Ltd has named Croda International PLC chairman-designate Anita Frew as a director, as the mining company outlined changes to its board on Friday. Ms Frew, who is also deputy chairman of Lloyds Banking Group PLC, will join the board in... Read more
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Business Wire
Cardlytics Named to the 34th Annual Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private CompaniesATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cardlytics, a purchase-based data intelligence platfo
Cardlytics Named to the 34th Annual Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cardlytics, a purchase-based data intelligence platform that makes all advertising better, today announced that it has been named to the 2015 Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies... Read more
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Harrow Times
College team to help protect people from fraud after being awarded competition grantSavvy savers have been awarded a £1,000 grant to help protect people from fraud
College team to help protect people from fraud after being awarded competition grant
Harrow Times / Posted 18 days ago
Savvy savers have been awarded a £1,000 grant to help protect people from fraud. A team of young penny-pinchers from Stanmore College have been awarded a £1,000 Legacy Grant as part of this year’s Money for Life Challenge. The ScamBuster team... Read more
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Online Recruitment
More Digital Apprentices essential to ensuring Britain’s growthThe Tech Partnership, the network of employers collaborating to create the skil
More Digital Apprentices essential to ensuring Britain’s growth
Online Recruitment / Posted 18 days ago
The Tech Partnership, the network of employers collaborating to create the skills for the digital economy, is using ONS and survey data to highlight the need for businesses in all sectors to embrace tech apprenticeships as a key weapon in the battle... Read more
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thebee
Former Conran Restaurant Empire Heads For IPOThe restaurant group founded by Sir Terence Conran is being groomed for a publi
Former Conran Restaurant Empire Heads For IPO
thebee / Posted 19 days ago
The restaurant group founded by Sir Terence Conran is being groomed for a public listing that will enable investors to buy shares in the owner of Le Pont de la Tour, Orrery and Quaglino's. Sky News has learnt that LDC, the private equity group which... Read more
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BBC News
What to expect from record year of privatisations - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
What to expect from record year of privatisations
BBC News / Posted 20 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say What to expect from record year of... Read more
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thebee
Co-op Bank Avoids £120m Fine Over Near-CollapseThe Co-operative Bank has avoided a £120m fine from regulators over a governanc
Co-op Bank Avoids £120m Fine Over Near-Collapse
thebee / Posted 20 days ago
The Co-operative Bank has avoided a £120m fine from regulators over a governance and risk management crisis which led to it being rescued by hedge funds two years ago. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority... Read more
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The Irish Times
US rally boosts sentiment in London Irish shares showed slight improvement, with Bank of Ireland closing day on 0.
US rally boosts sentiment in London
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Irish shares showed slight improvement, with Bank of Ireland closing day on 0.54% rise Royal Bank of Scotland recorded a fall of 1.6p to 343.9p, while HSBC dropped 3.6p to 584.1p, although Barclays rose 1.4p to... Read more
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Scotsman
MONDAY MARKET CLOSE: Supermarkets hit by fears over sales The FTSE 100 rose despite the grocery hit. Picture: AP Photo/ Alastair Grant
MONDAY MARKET CLOSE: Supermarkets hit by fears over sales
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
The FTSE 100 rose despite the grocery hit. Picture: AP Photo/ Alastair Grant Shares in the UK’s biggest supermarkets fell on the back of report showing that revenues in the sector had fallen... Read more
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express
Soaring cost of moving up the property ladder HOME movers paid more than £50,000 extra on average in 2015 to take their nex
Soaring cost of moving up the property ladder
express / Posted 21 days ago
HOME movers paid more than £50,000 extra on average in 2015 to take their next step on the property ladder than they would have done five years ago, a report has found. The average deposit put down buy... Read more
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walesonline
Cost of moving up property ladder in Wales rises £23,995 in five yearsHome movers in Wales paid nearly £24,000 extra on average in 2015 to take their
Cost of moving up property ladder in Wales rises £23,995 in five years
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Home movers in Wales paid nearly £24,000 extra on average in 2015 to take their next step on the property ladder than they would have done five years ago, a report has found. The average price paid for a home in the first six months of the year by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Banks could have to pay out £33 BILLION in compensation in a new PPI scandalUK banks could have to fork out billions of pounds in fresh compensation claims
Banks could have to pay out £33 BILLION in compensation in a new PPI scandal
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
UK banks could have to fork out billions of pounds in fresh compensation claims in a new PPI scandal. Britain's big four lenders - HSBC, Barclays, RBS and LLoyds Banking Group - might have to part with around £33 billion in a row over secret... Read more
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Bolton News
Cost of moving up property ladder 'rises £50,000 in five years'Home movers paid more than £50,000 extra on average in 2015 to take their next
Cost of moving up property ladder 'rises £50,000 in five years'
Bolton News / Posted 22 days ago
Home movers paid more than £50,000 extra on average in 2015 to take their next step on the property ladder than they would have done five years ago, a report has found. The average price paid for a home in the first six months of the year by someone... Read more
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