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Trader's bets against debt collector sink £1bn flotation 

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:51
Bybrook Capital believes that debt collectors, who have been buying up piles of loans at the low-income end of the borrowing market, will never be able to recover many of them.

New GKN boss ousted before he even starts

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:51
Kevin Cummings, chief executive of the firm's aerospace arm, was appointed to the top job two months ago and had been due to take over on January 1.

Serious Fraud Office charges two in Unaoil bribery probe

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:51
Saman Ahsani, 43, who lives in Monaco, is subject of an extradition request by the Serious Fraud Office, which yesterday also announced it had charged two former Unaoil employees.

Ted Baker in fashion as it bucks High Street gloom

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:51
The British firm has enjoyed strong online sales, but it has also been rapidly expanding its physical presence in the UK, as well as opening concessions in Canada and Germany.

Siemens prepares to slash 6,900 jobs 

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
The move will affect about 2 per cent of its global workforce, mainly from its power and gas division, which has been hit by a huge slump in demand for turbines.

Interest rates give Prudential a boost

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
The new business sector profit rose 17 per cent to £2.47bn for the first nine months of the year. Asia churned out the largest slice, rising 15 per cent to £1.62bn.

HAMISH MCRAE: When the going gets tough, go shopping

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:50
Consumers rode to the rescue of the economy after the banking crash of 2008, and helped the UK have – as did their cousins in America – a much stronger recovery than continental Europe.

MARKETS LIVE: All eyes on retail sales update

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:51
After yesterday’s wages and jobs date attention turns to an expected retail sales update.

How your home can help you make you £1,000 a month 

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:22
Consider renting out parts of your home - from your driveway to your living room for the day - and see how you could earn £1,000 a month.

Should I get a pre-nup to protect my inheritance?

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:40
We are now looking to set a wedding date but I am rather nervous about my savings and inheritance. If we were to have a pre-nup written up, would this be legally binding?

Endowment scandal: 70,000 face selling their homes

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:30
Britain's biggest insurance companies are using an EU ruling to brush a major investment scandal under the carpet. Payouts on endowment policies have crashed by up to 78 per cent over 25 years.

Three times as many drivers evade car tax since disc went

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:22
More motorists are evading Vehicle and Excise Duty (VED) today then they have done in any other year for a decade and 83,000 haven't taxed their car for more than 12 months.

Pension sharks target 130,000 UK steelworkers 

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:06
Rogue financial advisors are bombarding current and former staff at Tata UK’s Port Talbot manufacturing plant with phone calls, spam messages and internet campaigns.

UK second-hand shops enjoy sales boost amid retail results

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:24
In beating forecasts of just a 0.1% rise, the news provides a small but welcome boost to the UK economy as we hit the crucial Christmas shopping season.

SEAT reveals in-car breathalyser that disables the vehicle

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:21
SEAT showcased its Leon Cristobal in Barcelona for the first time this week, featuring safety tech including an in-car breathalyser and eye monitors that can tell if you're reading a text.

South West Water paid more to its owner than on upgrading

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:37
South West Water paid a £213.1m dividend to its parent group Pennon last year, while investing £190m in drinking and wastewater operations. It was fined £1.7m for missing pollution targets.

Royal Mail admits staff face 'difficult times'

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:36
The group is also in the process of moving its workforce to a new pension scheme, but continue to face stiff opposition from unions.

Tesco's merger with Booker 'would be bad for investors'

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:49
Schroder Investment Management, which owns 4.65 per cent of Tesco, claims the supermarket is paying too high a price. The proposed deal would turn Tesco into a supplier to small shopkeepers.

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike next month

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:31
Some 2,000 examiners will strike from December 4 in protest of changes to the driving test. It is estimated that it will lead to 10,000 test cancellations.

Cost of booze and fags up 169% since 1997

Daily Mail - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:40
The cost of alcohol and cigarettes has soared by 169 per cent since 1997, when the Spice Girls ruled the charts, while typical household goods have been inflated at 50.7 per cent.
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