Figures undermine Osborne's claims that sale presented a profit for taxpayers
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Wednesday 25 November 2009
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Lloyds Banking Group today set out details of its £13.5bn UK record cash call to the bank's army of 2.8 million private shareholders.
Tuesday 17 November 2009
Admiral Taverns has confirmed that Lloyds Banking Group is working on a financial restructuring of the struggling pubs group that is thought to involve a £600m debt-for-equity swap.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
When was the last time a British bank offered you some exciting new product? Have a think.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Q. I attempted to use my Halifax cash card at Tooting rail station on 25 July and my card was swallowed. My bank told me there had been a £300 transaction, of which I had been unaware. I had my card cancelled immediately. The following week I found there had also been transactions of £306.57 and £55 from Argos in Richmond after my card had been swallowed. I gave a statement to the bank.
Saturday 17 October 2009
Sunday 11 October 2009
Stefan Allesch-Taylor, one the Square Mile's best known financiers, is quitting his role as chief executive of Fairfax, the investment bank he founded just three years ago.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Saturday 26 September 2009
The price war that erupted among the energy companies this week got me thinking about charges. While the price comparison sites and some money experts try to train us into believing that the cheapest is the best, the truth is often far from that. On the principle of "you-get-what-you-pay-for", buying bargains can be a false economy.
Sunday 20 September 2009
Saturday 19 September 2009
Sunday 30 August 2009
Hundreds of staff providing counter services for Halifax bank customers face an uncertain future after a whistleblower claimed its owners had a plan to close small branches and 300 counters in estate agencies, solicitor's practices and financial advisor's offices.
Friday 14 August 2009
Thursday 06 August 2009
Wednesday 05 August 2009
Lloyds Banking Group's write-offs are enormous, about 8 per cent of all their loans. Mostly, I think down to the recession and the old Bank of Scotland's drive into commercial lending, a little ill-judged as it turns out.
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