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Big Data

Moving Past Siloed Data: What is siloism and why is it a threat?

Money laundering is a global problem for many reasons. From security and terrorism threats to financial insecurity, money laundering and bank fraud can be damaging to us all. While banks work to follow know your customer (KYC) best practices, they […]

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UK’s trade deficit widens to £2.5 billion in June 2014

The UK's deficit on trade in goods and services was estimated to have been £2.5bn in June this year, in comparison to £2.4bn in the previous month, according

Britain - Credit Stock

Why your credit report is so important

When applying for a mortgage, loan or any other lending facility, a credit score is obtained by the lender for all of the named individuals on the application

AA

AA motoring group floatation valued at £1.385bn

British motoring group the Automobile Association (the AA), best known for its roadside recovery services, has floated its shares on the London Stock Exchange and a management buy-in

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse and Yorkshire Building Society fined £3.8m

UK regulatory body the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) disclosed on Monday that it has fined financial services companies Credit Suisse International (CSI) and Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) £2,398,100

Royal Mail

Royal Mail to extend opening of selected delivery offices to Sundays

Property

London house prices rising faster than rest of UK

The UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its latest statistical bulletin for the UK House Price Index, March 2014 on Tuesday, which show that house price annual

Bank of England

British banks agree to proposals for a new banking standards body

Proposals for a new Banking Standards Review Council (BSRC), that will be funded by the UK banking industry, have been accepted by British banks Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS,

House Prices fall to record levels.

Ireland Expects Number of Repossessed Houses to Grow

Financial experts in Ireland are worried that the country's financial crisis will lead to a spike in the number of repossessed houses in that country. Repossessions have remained

George Osborne

Peer to Peer Lending Gets ISA Status

As part of a budget that the Chancellor described as one for the 'makers, doers and savers' George Osborne announced that peer to peer lending could be included

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