James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.
13 March 2015 01:22 AM
13 March 2015 01:21 AM
Outlook One of the challenger banks that will provide some of the glut of banking shares coming to market is Shawbrook, which has announced its intention to float along with its chairman’s plans to retire when the job is done. It’s the second part of the story that should make you angry. I’ve written before about the pot of gold that Sir George Mathewson will make from the float, but it bears repeating because it encapsulates much that is still badly wrong with the banking industry and with the City.
10 March 2015 01:03 AM
06 March 2015 01:53 AM
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05 March 2015 07:22 PM
‘The purple pound is there for the taking – it’s not as hard as you think’
05 March 2015 12:00 AM
Outlook Are you one of the rapidly diminishing band of people with a “defined benefit” (DB) company pension that guarantees you a percentage of your final salary when you retire? Fancy transferring out of it so you can take advantage of the Chancellor’s pension freedom reforms and take a big lump of cash instead? Well you’re out of luck. The Financial Conduct Authority, fearing a mass of “irrational transfers” out of DB schemes, has decided that it will let you take such a step only if you receive regulated financial advice.
04 March 2015 11:58 PM
Outlook What’s this, a victory for George Osborne in Europe? Sacré Bleu!
04 March 2015 11:57 PM
The performance of ITV1 was the main reason for the decline. But advertisers appear willing to pay more for less.
04 March 2015 01:09 AM
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Labour leadership: Battle lines are drawn as members battle over party's ideology at first hustings of the contest
- 1 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 2 The ten most unequal developed countries in the world
- 3 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 4 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group
- 5 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage