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Latest news from Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance feed

  1. £2bn oil deal dragged into international bribery probe

    05.24 / 21:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Wood Group’s swoop for Amec Foster Wheeler could be under threat after it was revealed it had ties to an engineering and construction group suspected of fraud, bribery and m…
  2. Store closures chop M&S profits by 64 per cent

    05.24 / 21:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    The shock performance of the High Street giant was coupled with a 2.8 per cent decline in its crucial clothing and home departments in the year to April…
  3. MARKET REPORT: BAE on high after Trump defence splurge

    05.24 / 21:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    It added £270.3m to its value after the US President’s budget suggested increasing total defence costs to £465.6bn, which is around 10 per cent higher than current budget cap…
  4. ALEX BRUMMER: Mark & Spencer needs fashion flair

    05.24 / 21:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    I recall visiting Sir Stuart Rose in 2004 and he shared his office with rails of women’s blouses as he weeded out unwanted ranges. One can’t imagine Steve Rowe or Archie Norman doing tha…
  5. Jim Ratcliffe snaps up £800m of North Sea gas fields

    05.24 / 21:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    His private firm Ineos is buying Dong Energy’s oil and gas business, giving it access to a further potential 570m barrels of gas and oil reserves across ten f…
  6. Is China's rising debt pile getting out of hand?

    05.24 / 15:50 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Credit rating firm Moody's downgraded Chinese debt one notch on its scale, from Aa3 to A1. This is still a rating near the top of the scale…
  7. Vauxhall Scrappage Allowance scheme launched

    05.24 / 15:23 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Owners of high-polluting older cars don't have to wait for a government-backed incentive to cash-in on their bangers because Vauxhall has announced its own scrappage…
  8. What is a consumer? We reveal where the notion came from

    05.24 / 14:42 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    We’re referred to as ‘consumers’ all the time. But what on earth is one, where did the term come from and has it always meant the same thing…
  9. A four-day working week would increase our quality of life

    05.24 / 12:21 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Common sense tells me that five-to-two is just too big a ratio. More than twice as many days spent working as not working?…
  10. De-risking pension pots could leave savers cash strapped

    05.24 / 12:21 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    The default approach of shedding your nest egg of riskier assets and replacing them with supposed sure bets as retirement edges closer could leave you cash strapped experts…
  11. Is it really safe to pay for parking on your mobile?

    05.24 / 11:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Councils are bringing in mobile payment systems, as parking becomes more expensive. But many people claim they have been unfairly fined after the system recorded their details…
  12. Have you been paying for your AA cover twice?

    05.24 / 10:58 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    The AA and RAC have set aside up to £15m after realising some customers had bought annual breakdown cover directly while also paying for a second policy as part of a packaged current …
  13. Admiral hiding real price hikes

    05.24 / 10:16 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    At renewal, insurers must tell customers how much they paid for cover the previous year. But Admiral has shown some customers the original quoted price, which may have fallen after…
  14. More miss out on tax breaks as old unmarried couples rise

    05.24 / 10:16 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    The proportion of older cohabiting couples aged between 65 and 69 years old trebled from 1.5 per cent to 4.5 per cent between 2002 and 2015, according to Royal…
  15. DAN HYDE: End to the annuity debacle

    05.24 / 09:55 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    By granting the pension freedoms to anyone still to retire, the Government made it clear that no one should be forced to use their life savings to buy a monthly income from an…
  16. Don't put off house sale until after the general election

    05.24 / 09:10 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Many people are thought to be biding their time due to political uncertainty, but estate agents insist spring is still the best time to sell claiming those who miss the boat may have to wait until autumn for a…
  17. Great annuity betrayal robs savers of 65% of income

    05.24 / 09:10 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    David Melling, 60, from Cumbria, pictured with wife Melanie, withdrew £12,376 from his pension five years ago to help pay for his children's …
  18. Alert over fingerprint payments fraud risk

    05.24 / 08:49 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Shoppers will soon be able to pay for goods with their fingerprint rather than chip and pin — but security experts fear it could leave customers at risk of f…
  19. Cash Isa rates continue to lag behind ordinary accounts

    05.24 / 08:49 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Cash Isa rates continue to trail those offered on similar taxable accounts. While banks have edged up rates on their ordinary accounts, only a handful have raised rates on their cash…
  20. How monthly cash Isa savers can get 4% return

    05.24 / 08:49 www.thisismoney.co.uk Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance
    Ford Money launched a best buy 4% regular savings deal this week, which sold out within 24 hours. However, its cash Isa version is still open - but is unlikely to last until the end of the…