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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Thursday 15 November 2012
The chief executive of the London-based legal group Norton Rose has predicted the emergence of "15 or 20 truly global law firms" after announcing a merger with the US group Fulbright & Jaworski. Peter Martyr said that the combination will create the world's third biggest law firm.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Buy-to-let and other private landlords are evading over half a billion pounds in tax due on their rental income, new figures reveal.
Monday 12 November 2012
Finance departments at British businesses are being stretched as they are unable to find decent candidates.
Sunday 11 November 2012
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, on Saturday reiterated pledges to work together to avoid the impending "fiscal cliff" of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes.
Thursday 08 November 2012
The accountancy firm BDO, the sixth-biggest in Britain, is to merge with the UK arm of rival PKF, the ninth-biggest, to create a business with 3,500 staff and £400m in revenues that will aim to challenge the "big four" auditors.
Monday 05 November 2012
The number of travel companies going under in the UK in the last 12 months has doubled as the recession, Jubilee celebrations and Olympics kept British holidaymakers at home.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
The number of Britons who were declared insolvent fell to its lowest since the start of the recession in 2008 during the last quarter, in the latest sign of an improving economy in the UK.
Friday 19 October 2012
The US investment bank Morgan Stanley swung to a $1bn (£620m) loss over the third quarter – but beat market hopes with earnings that rose on the back of strong revenues from its bond-trading business.
Monday 15 October 2012
The taxman's more aggressive efforts to crack down on tax avoidance by foreign bankers working in the City appears to be paying off.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Michael Page International issued its second profit warning in under a year yesterday as a jobs bloodbath in almost all of its markets and industries hit business.
Monday 01 October 2012
The Independent on Sunday: Big four auditors face monopoly interrogation
Sunday 12 August 2012
Ed McKeever is quickly labelled the Usain Bolt of sprint canoeing after powering away and holding lead to win gold
Thursday 02 August 2012
Russ Thorne dispels some of the myths about a career in accountancy
Recession brings out the snitches as HMRC pays whistleblowers £1 million over last three years for providing information on tax cheats
Monday 30 July 2012
The Government has paid out more than £1 million in rewards for information on tax cheats since the start of the financial crisis, it was revealed today.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
The Asian Football Confederation accused its disgraced president Mohammed bin Hammam of bribery after an internal audit revealed fresh allegations of financial wrongdoings by the Qatari football official.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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