Is office space this year's big investment opportunity?

Why the office space market is set to boom in 2014 and how investors can take advantage.

Portfolio Management | 24 Apr 2014

New mortgage rules will hit ‘self-employed and people earning under £25k’

Stricter mortgage criteria could bar the self-employed and those earning less than £25,000 a year from the mortgage market, a leading lender has said.

Buying Process | 24 Apr 2014

Co-operative Energy to hike prices

Co-operative Energy has increased the price of its standard tariff amid a wave of rate cuts by rival small energy providers.

Gas | 24 Apr 2014

Online banking: Transfer mistakes to be resolved faster

Consumers who enter incorrect bank details when making a payment online will be able to recover their money more quickly from May.

Current Accounts | 24 Apr 2014
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Independent Scotland 'could face Icelandic banking crisis'

Scotland’s banking sector could suffer an Icelandic-style crisis if the vote for independence is approved, Standard & Poor’s has warned.

Markets | 24 Apr 2014

FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

Forecast-beating quarterly results from Wall Street heavyweights Apple and Facebook fed through to an upbeat start on UK stock markets on Thursday morning.

Markets | 24 Apr 2014

Four common sense strategies for long-term investors

Rob Morgan, an analyst at Charles Stanley, says investors with a long-term time horizon should try to resist reacting to market noise.

Portfolio Management | 24 Apr 2014

Investing in football club shares: fruitful or fantasy?

Rich Stephens works on the trading floor at IG. Here he takes a look at how share prices in publically listed football clubs can move as fortunes on the field fluctuate.

Sharedealing | 23 Apr 2014
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One in eight would consider insurance fraud

The number of people who would consider exaggerating an insurance claim has risen by more than a third in five years, according to a study.

Car Insurance | 23 Apr 2014
Energy Management Special

Regulator launches campaign to get Brits 'shopping around' for energy

Energy regulator Ofgem has launched a new website aimed at helping consumers "shop around" for a better deal on their energy bills.

Electricity | 23 Apr 2014

Cable threatens action on 'excessive' FTSE 100 pay

Vince Cable has attacked the salaries paid to the executives at the top of FTSE 100 companies and warned the government may intervene if boards do not rein in 'excessive' payouts.

Markets | 23 Apr 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks edged higher on Wednesday morning with Primark owner Associated British Foods leading the risers as markets extended gains after a surge the day before.

Sharedealing | 23 Apr 2014

One in four savers unaware of new ISA limits

One in four savers are unaware of the new increased ISA allowance, which comes into force from 1 July, according to a survey by Halifax.

ISAs | 23 Apr 2014

Revealed: The banks and insurers with small print 'longer than novels'

The majority of people do not read the terms and conditions and policy documents from their banks and insurance companies because they are too long and complicated, research has found.

Current Accounts | 22 Apr 2014
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Introducing the Help to Buy hub

The government's Help to Buy initiative was designed to help people buy a home with as little as a 5 per cent deposit.

Buying Process | 22 Apr 2014

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