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Our insurer gave us the 'PUSH-OFF' over cover for our pet

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 22:05
Tony Dearsley was left stunned when he was told he could keep his lifetime pet cover – but only if he was prepared to pay an annual premium three times higher than the year before, a massive £7,410.

Hey presto! Watch out for EE’s early exit fee trick

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:59
Not only do customers have to pay off the entire remaining cost of their contract but EE also imposes extra charges on them.

Locked out of a home loan? Make sure computer says YES!

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:59
Being newly qualified or near retirement can make you a ‘mortgage misfit’...but don’t worry, the good news is that there are lenders prepared to take on borrowers who are not quite the norm.

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Questions over British Steel pensions

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:59
Few organisations come out of last year’s misselling scandal with their reputations intact. The two regulators also need to do some serious soul searching.

Company behind Hollywood blood and gore to help NHS

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:58
Lifecast, which is based at Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire, has joined forces with MedaPhor, a Welsh company that has developed ultrasound training simulators.

Britain's top four banking bosses raked in £21m pay

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:58
The big four banks - HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland - are set to reveal their financial figures for 2017. And HSBC's Stuart Gulliver is likely to lead the pack.

Experts say even GCHQ is concerned about smart meters

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:58
The consequences, they say, could be dire with homes potentially losing their power supply and hackers selling stolen details to criminals.

Predator Melrose dangles £570m carrot at GKN investors

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:58
Melrose plans to sell Ergotron, a division of Nortek, a company it bought in 2016. The sale could raise £1bn. And GKN investors would receive a 57% share of that bounty.

Trevor Abrahmsohn reignites Presidents Club sleaze row

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:57
Trevor Abrahmsohn, who styles himself the ‘estate agent to the stars’, has this weekend defended the events, saying they were ‘serious and responsible’ fundraising exercises.

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Persimmon boss no business superstar

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:57
The incentive scheme at Persimmon, which is so bloated it would make even a banker blench, makes me wonder what pay packages like this are for.

Frank Field brought TWO Philip Greens down to size!

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:57
If you are an errant business leader, then the veteran MP is a figure to strike fear in your heart. Field has picked fights with some of the biggest names and companies in the country.

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: City Pub Group pays investors and staff

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:57
City Pub Group joined Aim last November at 170p a share, the price rose to 181p but has now dropped back to 167p. At this level, the stock is a bargain.

Britain's top 10 property price growth hotspots revealed

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 18:34
A fascinating new report shows which areas of the UK are steaming ahead with property price growth and those left lagging behind. Affluent Kensington and Chelsea was the worst improved.

Where in the world to make your pound stretch further

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:46
With destinations around the world seeing their currencies fall, you can make your pound stretch further this winter in top jet-set locations like Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.

Skipton launches 7-year mortgage at just 2.99% 

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:40
The stonkingly low rate is part of a refresh from the lender, which has also sliced rates on its two-year residential tracker mortgages and three-year purchase and remortgage fixes.

£15m tax bill could sink Toys R Us next week

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:31
Struggling Toys R Us has just ten days to pay off the massive VAT bill – and is unlikely to stump up the funds unless a white knight investor rides to the rescue.

RUFFER INVESTMENT TRUST: Keep your nest egg safe

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:31
Unlike other funds that aggressively try to grow savers’ cash by lumping all of their money in shares, Ruffer’s main aim is to make sure their nest egg is safe and don’t lose money.

MARKET REPORT: Warehouses in demand as web shopping booms

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:29
Segro, which provides warehouses to Amazon, stormed to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board yesterday after delivering a strong set of results.

Brexit boost as Mulberry says English roots are crucial

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:27
Mulberry makes 50 per cent of its leather goods in British factories and has sold a range of handbags created by supermodel Cara Delevingne. It is the largest manufacturer of luxury goods in the UK.

Lloyds to set aside £450m more to pay PPI victims

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:26
The extra cash, expected to be announced in the banking group’s annual results next week, will take the total bill to around £18.5bn and mark the 18th time more money has been made available.
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