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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 in tax-free Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) within twelve months. How this new […]

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HM Treasury

Agreement reached with major banks for provision of clearer account data

Petrol Price Rise

Barclaycard introduces Fuel+, a new management tool for business mileage

Fuel+, a new management tool designed to cut business fuel expenses has been launched by payment business Barclaycard, part of Barclays Bank PLC, it announced on Friday. Barclaycard Business

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UK government’s Intellectual Property Office awards £660,000 for innovative projects

Funding totalling £666,000 has been awarded to nine UK projects in industries such as horticulture, sport, education, healthcare and games, by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) as part of

UK House Sales

UK property market activity levels out

A surge in demand for UK properties has eased off according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which released its February Residential Market Survey on Wednesday. The

Payday loans

Payday lenders to face tougher rules on debt collection practices

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced on Wednesday that it will carry out an in-depth thematic review on the methods used by payday lenders and other high cost


UK approves rise in National Minimum Wage to £6.50 per hour


Monthly GDP estimates indicate growth in output


OFT to address banking service and loan concerns for SMEs


Barclays reports muted growth in consumer spending during February 2014

Despite positive reports on the UK economy, consumer spending flatlined in February, financial services provider Barclays reported on Monday. According to the bank's Retail and Business Banking arm Barclaycard,

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