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.
04 October 2014 01:20 AM
Britain’s biggest payday lender, Wonga, has had a disastrous week. First it announced a catastrophic 53 per cent fall in profits, mainly due to the costs involved in the the fake legal letters scandal which blew up this summer.
03 October 2014 07:54 PM
Cyclists and fitness fanatics need to be seen in the dark nights
03 October 2014 07:27 PM
Energy firms can’t cut off vulnerable customers until next April.
03 October 2014 07:23 PM
This is the government scheme to help first-time buyers, isn’t it?
03 October 2014 07:08 PM
Anyone who moved to countries including Australia, Canada, South Africa and a 100 other places, have had their pensions frozen at the rate it was paid at when they left the country
01 October 2014 04:58 PM
How’d you like a free iPad mini? Take out a mortgage with Lloyds Bank in the next few weeks and you could get one.
01 October 2014 12:00 AM
Energy firms can’t cut off vulnerable customers until next April, but that won't save many
30 September 2014 03:14 PM
'Some are still falling far short of responsible lending'
30 September 2014 10:59 AM
Payday lender hit by multi-million pound bill to "fake lawyers" scandal
Car tax disc changes: Two days to go - and they affect you much more than just not displaying a piece of paper
29 September 2014 11:22 AM
Anyone buying a car will need to tax their new vehicle before driving it home after Wednesday
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'