Over a third of young people in London do not expect to be able to leave home until they are over 25, new research from Engage Mutual Assurance reveals.
UK consumer credit rose less than predicted in August, with an increase of £755 million against a forecast £900 million, down from the previous month’s £1.1 billion rise.
SHOPPERS using a Post Office credit card abroad will no longer be charged commission, as part of a move by the group to give customers a better deal.
SOME good news emerged for home buyers this week with the finding that borrowers no longer have to scrape together such big deposits to obtain a mortgage.
SUCCESS in capping future pension costs can transform a company into a gold mine but, conversely, getting it wrong could cost employers dearly.
SINCE the 1990s, the Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust has changed radically to adapt to the changing economy.
PEOPLE who still write cheques, made payable only to a bank or building society, may have them declined by their lender from today.
TOMORROW sees the introduction of tough new laws banning age discrimination at work, a move designed to benefit both the young and the old.
TO STEAL a phrase from Dad’s Army, we’re all doomed… well, given some of the figures released on debt this week you might be starting to think so.
ON 3 SEPTEMBER 1929 the US stockmarket hit an all-time peak. By 29 October, the market had fallen 47 per cent and the Great Depression had begun, a slump which was to grind on until Roosevelt’s New Deal began to be felt after 1936.