BLOG: Top tips for would-be entrepreneurs

As Global Entrepreneurship Week draws to a close James Benamor teaches Your Money how to get a business off the ground.

Savings | 21 Nov 2014
High street shopping

Consumers spend big on lower prices

Retail sales in October 2014 rose 4.3 per cent over the same period last year, the nineteenth period of consecutive year-on-year growth. Consumers were lured by lower prices.

Savings | 20 Nov 2014
The Bank of England

Sterling jumps after MPC minutes reveal members still split on rates

Minutes released by the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee this morning revealed a more hawkish stance than investors expected, helping to lift the flagging UK currency.

Investments | 20 Nov 2014

Regulators fine three banks £56m for IT failures

Regulators have fined the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), NatWest and Ulster Bank £56m for IT failures which meant customers could not access banking services.

Savings | 20 Nov 2014

How well does your job pay?

As Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals that the gender pay gap is narrowing, see how your pay stacks up to other roles and the opposite gender.

Savings | 19 Nov 2014
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UK CPI inflation rises to 1.3% in year to October

UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rose to 1.3 per cent in the year to October, according to ONS figures released today.

Savings | 18 Nov 2014

Legal & General tackle 'Great British Money Taboo'

Two fifths of the population (41 per cent) say money is one of their biggest stresses, yet nearly half (46 per cent) say finances are a personal matter not to be talked about, according to new research from Legal & General.

Savings | 14 Nov 2014

Product launches of the week

New credit card deals and special offers abound this week as financial service providers gear up for the Christmas shopping season.

Credit Cards & Loans | 14 Nov 2014

BofE lowers economic growth projections for UK

The Bank of England said inflation could fall below 1% in the next six months, as food, energy and import prices drop.

Savings | 12 Nov 2014

UK unemployment falls by 115,000 to reach 1.96 million

Unemployment in the UK fell by 115,000 to 1.96 million in the three months to September, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Current Accounts | 12 Nov 2014

Five banks hit with largest ever fine over FX failings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and US authorities have hit five banks with fines totalling £2bn for failing to properly control their foreign exchange practices.

Investments | 12 Nov 2014
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Poorest 20% to remain in the red until 2020

The poorest 20 per cent of UK households will be unable to afford to save until 2020, according to the latest Post Office Future of Savings Report.

Savings | 12 Nov 2014
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Fewer homes struggling, finds L&G survey

One in eight homes are still struggling to make ends meet, but the situation is improving, according to the latest Legal & General MoneyMood Survey.

Savings | 11 Nov 2014

Carney unveils new rules to prevent taxpayer bailouts of banks

New rules have been announced by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) that propose preventing large banks from being bailed out by the taxpayer.

Investments | 11 Nov 2014

Lloyds HBOS deal attracts lawsuit from 5,000 investors

More than 5,000 investors have joined a lawsuit against Lloyds claiming that a government arranged take-over of HBOS six years ago cost them about £400m.

Savings | 11 Nov 2014

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