London finance news & analysis

Co-op bank man

Co-op Bank cancels bonuses for former bosses after £1.3bn loss

Fri, 11 Apr 2014

The banking arm of the Co-op made a £1.3bn loss last year, the organisation has revealed.

Lord Paul Myners

Co-op chaos as Lord Myners exits beleaguered bank

Thu, 10 Apr 2014

After just four months in the job, Lord Myners, the man brought in to help turn round the embattled Co-operative Group, has quit.

Matthew Hancock

Matthew Hancock MP: 4 alternatives for business finance

The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills minister explains the avenues open to businesses

Lotus F1

Financing fast growth: venture capital vs debt

Hoping to expand at high speed? Don’t hurry to give up equity - VC isn’t your only option

Passports for sale

Shruti Tripathi: Why selling British passports for £2.5m is a terrible idea

Is it fair that you can just pay a couple of millions to buy a British asset?

Teetering coins money graph chart

Funding failures: does the government really help SMEs?

According to a study undertaken by Bibby Financial Services, small and medium enterprises across the UK do not believe that they are receiving sufficient financial backing to support their business.