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Chancellor George Osborne said he was "profoundly concerned" by the City watchdog's bungled announcement of its insurance industry probe and ordered a "thorough" inquiry into the fiasco. In a letter to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chairman John Griffith-Jones, Mr Osborne...
Politicians need to be more business orientated and "economically literate" if the UK is to achieve sustainable economic growth, according to an industry leader. John Longworth, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) will make a strong case...
Ministers are drawing up plans to make it easier to penalise telemarketing companies that plague members of the public with unwanted calls. Culture Secretary Maria Miller is to launch a consultation this year on lowering the threshold for the Information...
Protecting your no claims bonus and other insurance tricks may seem financially savvy, but in reality can actually cost more Drivers desperate to reduce the strain of car insurance on their wallet are often willing to try anything that will...
Kiev must impose tough reforms and austerity, otherwise even with billions of dollars of aid Ukraine will default in 2014, the coup-imposed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warns. It comes after the IMF agreed a bailout package worth up to...
As supervisory bodies are tightening the screws on the financial institutions across the world seeking to punish those involved in the 2007 financial crisis, the Financial Times has calculated the banks have already paid a total of $100 billion...
The prospect of a steady rise in real term wages for the first time since the start of the economic downturn came a step closer today as official figures showed inflation fell to a four-year low of 1.7% last...
Britain will begin buying Russian gas directly this year, while the rest of Europe is attempting to cut its reliance on supplies from Moscow amidst the crisis in Ukraine. Under a deal signed in 2012 the UK’s biggest utility company...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro exchange rate is too strong for euro zone exporters, the president of the European Council said on Friday. Herman Van Rompuy, who represents European Union governments in Brussels, also said the economic aspects of the...
More than 17,000 homes have been bought under the Government's Help to Buy scheme, according to the latest official figures. The vast majority (80%) have been bought by first time buyers, while 77% have been purchased outside of London and...

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