High levels of personal debt in Britain could be creating a health time bomb, according to research showing a strong link between financial problems and low mental well-being in older people.
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Friday 12 July 2013
Serious Fraud Office investigates G4S claim of over-charging for government contracts
British firms rapped over virtually identical responses to consultations over reforms to way they are governed
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Shareholder voting advisor Pirc has attacked British companies for producing virtually identical responses to consultations on a series of crucial reforms to the way they are governed.
Eric Pickles' Communities Department - charged with getting local council budgets under control - fined for £217m unauthorised overdraft
Friday 28 June 2013
Margaret Hodge describes department finances as 'a shocking example of incompetence'
Friday 28 June 2013
A regulator in the US has filed civil charges against Jon Corzine, the former New Jersey governor and ex-chief executive of the collapsed MF Global brokerage, in connection with the alleged misuse of customer funds.
Thursday 27 June 2013
The events and magazines company Top Right Group ran up a corporation tax bill of just £200,000 despite making a pre-tax profit of £186.2m last year.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Two more retailers were on the brink of administration last night, putting thousands of jobs at risk after yesterday's third-quarter rent day forced them to throw in the towel.
Sunday 23 June 2013
The Government's sudden desire to make new rules and enforce old ones is overdue. Plus, ghastly kids, and the death of plain speaking
'David Cameron must intervene': Watchdog accuses search giant Google of failing to pay its fair share of tax
Thursday 13 June 2013
Internet giant criticised by MPs for ‘brazen’ attempt to reduce its liabilities in UK
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Dwell, the troubled upmarket furniture retailer, is on the brink of administration, making it the latest high-street casualty and putting up to 200 jobs at risk.
Saturday 08 June 2013
Results show averages just 3.91m viewers
Sunday 19 May 2013
Thursday 16 May 2013
The chief executive and finance director of troubled credit card insurer CPP decided cost-cutting across the company would have to include their own jobs.
Friday 03 May 2013
The UK economy’s powerhouse services sector moved firmly on to the front foot in April, stacking the odds against a return to the printing presses by the Bank of England’s rate-setters next week.
Friday 03 May 2013
Another dose of money-printing from the Bank of England looked off the agenda today after Britain’s powerhouse services firms produced their strongest growth since April last year.
Thursday 02 May 2013
Voser made £4.12 million in salary, bonuses and other benefits in 2012, and will not receive any severance package on retirement
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence: Britain faces 'constitutional crisis' at next election
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
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