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Giant comes under scrutiny for audit work up to 2012 at troubled banking business

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Nigel Farage: Working mothers are 'worth less' to their employers in the City

Ukip leader says women must sacrifice family life to achieve more than men

KPMG investigated over Co-op bank audits

KPMG is being investigated over its role as auditor to the troubled Co-operative Bank, which almost collapsed last year, and could face a massive fine

The Business Matrix: Saturday 18 January 2014

Regulator picks RBS investigators

Conservatives condemn Ed Miliband's plan to break up high street banks

As much as £1bn knocked off the taxpayers' stakes in RBS and Lloyds

Are rising house prices leading to higher numbers of homemovers?

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GoldMoney Group adds Bitcoin to commodity vault

One of the UK’s leading precious metals storage firms is adding an altogether more unusual commodity to its vaults – Bitcoin.

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Local bank branches are facing fresh risks of closure, according to Derek French of the Campaign for Community Banking Services.

Market Report: Rise of Royal Mail shares has proved Vince Cable wrong

Three months on and so far the market has proved Vince Cable wrong. Royal Mail shares were one of the top risers on Friday and are now more than 76.6 per cent above their float price.

National Crime Agency reins in attempts to seize tycoon Israel Perry’s assets

The new National Crime Agency is facing a major embarrassment after it abandoned most of its attempts to seize the UK and US assets of Israel Perry, the Israeli tycoon who is also suing the agency for £10m for compensation of losses allegedly caused by the lawsuit.

Market Report: Happy Christmas sales at the grocers deliver gains for Ocado

As the supermarkets kicked off their Christmas reporting yesterday the expected sales bloodbath failed to materialise – leaving Ocado the big winner.

Watchdog defends approval of former Co-op chair Paul Flowers

The man who approved the appointment of Paul Flowers as chairman of the Co-op told MPs he “stands by the decision”.

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