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BIG SHOT OF THE WEEK: Banking's had a few iffy chiefs, but Barclays' Jes Staley isn't one of them

15/02/2019 • 21:50 Money Daily Mail  

Staley was a big champion of women in the board room and so-called LBGT issues way before it became fashionable, and last year he survived a scandal …

Just in time for March's '19' plate and Brexit deadline comes new British-built Toyota Corolla

15/02/2019 • 21:50 Money Daily Mail  

The Corolla, with 46 million sales since 1966, ditches diesel for petrol-electric, self-charging hybrid power. The hatchback is expected to account …

Profits at Royal Bank of Scotland more than doubled to £1.6bn last year

15/02/2019 • 21:50 Money Daily Mail  

The bailed-out lender's army of retail investors will get out 13p per share in total for 2018, the first year they have been handed any cash since the …

Following sale of Costa Coffee, Whitbread becomes focused hotel business through Premier Inn

15/02/2019 • 21:50 Money Daily Mail  

Though it's made great strides, Premier Inn still only has a 10 per cent market share, so there's more growth potential, which is why Whitbread is …

INVESTMENT EXTRA: Time to look again at our unloved banks

15/02/2019 • 21:50 Money Daily Mail  

Humbled by the financial crisis, bailed out by taxpayers and weighed down by PPI, our High Street lenders have been unpopular for the best part of a …

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust focuses on fast-growing healthcare firms

15/02/2019 • 21:50 Money Daily Mail  

It aims to find firms which can offer the Holy Grail of better healthcare for less money. The trust is due to wind up in 2025, selling all its …

MARKET REPORT: Optimism around US-China talks and January retail figures cheers FTSE 100 to high

15/02/2019 • 21:50 Money Daily Mail  

The blue-chip index ended 0.55 per cent, or 39.67 points, higher at 7236.68 after top American and Chinese officials agreed to further talks next week …

Will the UK economy be hit by a slowdown or see a Brexit bounce? This is Money podcast

15/02/2019 • 17:21 Money Daily Mail  

Inflation has slipped to 1.8%, while the Bank of England has downgraded growth and indicated interest rate hikes are on hold, but wages are rising and …

Bedford: nicer than you might think – and with hidden depths

15/02/2019 • 16:30 Money The Guardian  

So perfect that the ‘daughter of God’ bought a home in one of the redbrick terraces What’s going for it? You might have thought of Bedford, if you’d …

US and China trade talks to continue next week as they fail to reach agreement

15/02/2019 • 16:26 Money The Independent  

US stocks rose on Friday, as investors took the extension as a sign both sides are serious about ending the trade …

Used car buyers bought MORE diesels last year, despite backlash

15/02/2019 • 14:06 Money Daily Mail  

Industry stats revealed by the SMMT revealed that used-vehicle sales in the UK dropped by 2.1% last year. However, second-hand diesel purchases were …

Why you will pay more tax for the next 20 years

15/02/2019 • 13:49 Money The Independent  

Here's what you can do about …

Brexit has cost you £1,500 so far, here's how

15/02/2019 • 13:35 Money The Independent  

Forget the end result. Here's how the uncertainty around Brexit has already affected your …

London to get £25m scrappage scheme ahead of 2021 ULEZ extension

15/02/2019 • 12:10 Money Daily Mail  

The scheme will go hand-in-hand with the £23m van scrappage fund to help businesses operating in London to trade-in their dirtier old vehicles and …

The Money Saving Expert: how Martin Lewis became the most trusted man in Britain – podcast

15/02/2019 • 12:00 Money The Guardian  

He has built a multimillion pound empire, and is driven to help people attain ‘financial justice’. But in an age of predatory capitalism and rampant …

RBS issues dire warning over no deal Brexit. Here's the problem

15/02/2019 • 11:26 Money The Independent  

CEO Ross McEwan is right to raise the issue, and the issues he raises are on point. Trouble is, RBS's past conduct means it lacks moral …

EDF loses 200,000 customers in a year after bill hikes

15/02/2019 • 11:21 Money Daily Mail  

Bemoaning a 'highly competitive market', the state-backed energy giant saw its earnings in the UK fall by over 16 per cent to around …

New scam flight holiday warning: here's how to stay safe

15/02/2019 • 10:27 Money Daily Mail  

Evidence from Action Fraud has revealed that fraudsters are attempting to entice victims who they know have searched for cheap flights …

Retail sales smash expectations as shoppers put aside Brexit jitters and go bargain hunting

15/02/2019 • 10:18 Money Daily Mail  

Sales revved up by 0.9 per cent in January, according to the Office for National Statistics, marking a stunning rebound from the 'disappointing' 0.9 …

Patisserie Valerie sells Baker & Spice to cafe chain Department of Coffee & Social Affairs

15/02/2019 • 10:01 Money The Independent  

Sale comes days after Patisserie Valerie was rescued by Irish investment …