Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section as well as writing for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper.
02 September 2014 05:55 PM
Figures showing how well financial firms deal with customer complaints are always interesting. While we expect that the biggest firms – the high street banks – will have the most complaints, it’s interesting to find out which have the most upheld against them.
02 September 2014 05:51 PM
Almost half of British people don’t have any kind of pension, alarming research published by the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals has revealed.
02 September 2014 12:01 AM
StepChange reported that between January and June 2014 it handled more than £72 million worth of payday loan debt
27 August 2014 05:04 PM
Restaurant owners are being warned to stay vigilant as fraudsters target diners in a new phone scam, according to the latest intelligence from Financial Fraud Action UK’s fraud intelligence bureau.
21 August 2014 12:35 PM
More than four million people have now signed up for their company’s pension scheme because of the government’s auto-enrolment policy, new figures have revealed.
20 August 2014 09:46 AM
Websites that take hundreds of pounds from unwitting consumers on the promise of finding cheap credit, only for the loans never to materialise, have been slammed by the Financial Ombudsman.
20 August 2014 09:45 AM
Investors face worrying times as Germany and France both post poor economic figures
19 August 2014 01:58 PM
More than one in four adults has been forced to borrow money from family members. And it’s not just a matter of a few quid: new research published today suggests the average amount lent to parents, siblings and children is £2,123.
16 August 2014 12:00 AM
From November HSBC and first direct customers who drift into the red without permission will face different charges.
16 August 2014 12:00 AM
The start of the 2014-15 Premier League season has prompted a range of new TV deals this week.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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