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Fri, 29 Apr 2016

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Barclays bank door

Barclays profits fall by a whopping 25%

Wed, 27 Apr 2016| By LLB Reporter

The bank has suffered a bad performance


How screwed up is BHS? Take a look at these five stats

Tue, 26 Apr 2016

BHS has more than £1.3bn of debt


Unemployment up for the first time since mid-2015, over 1.7 million people looking for jobs

Wed, 20 Apr 2016

UK unemployment rose by 21,000 to 1.7 million between December and February, according to latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures.

Football classic

These are the top 10 richest football clubs

Wed, 20 Apr 2016

Who’s the richest of them all?

Happy Lego

FTSE 100 hits new RECORD for 2016, soars above 6,400 level

Tue, 19 Apr 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The FTSE 100 just hit a new record for 2016, rising above the 6,400 level in early trading.

Sir Martin Sorrell

You won't believe how many millions Sir Martin Sorrell is set to be paid this year

Tue, 19 Apr 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Money, money, money, must be funny, in a rich man’s world…

Happy and sad

REVEALED: The best and worst jobs of 2016

Thu, 14 Apr 2016

The worst job in the world is that of a newspaper reporter, according to a survey by careers website

Resign Cameron protest

PICTURES: Thousands turn out for the Resign Cameron protests

Mon, 11 Apr 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Lily Allen, Jarvis Cocker and thousands of others demonstrate at Downing Street and outside the Conservatives’ Spring Conference


More trouble for Tata Steel as SFO launches criminal inquiry

Fri, 8 Apr 2016| By LLB Reporter

So far, nine employees have also been suspended

Tube map of affordability

London's least & most affordable areas to rent

Fri, 8 Apr 2016| By LLB Reporter

If you remove all unaffordable areas for renting from a Tube map it looks pretty station-less.

Brighton Pier

Brighton Pier has just been sold in an £18m deal - here are 6 vital facts about its new owner

Fri, 8 Apr 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Brighton Pier, one of the UK’s most iconic structures, is set to be sold in an £18m deal.

David Cameron grumpy

Calls for David Cameron to resign after he admitted he profited from an offshore trustVideo

Fri, 8 Apr 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Revealed: the prime minister benefitted from offshore money

David Cameron

David Cameron's *ahem* TAXING week in five statements

Fri, 8 Apr 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

This is worse than the Piggate scandal…


Tick-tock: Financial watchdog gives ULTIMATUM to firms to disclose any links to Mossack Fonseca

Thu, 7 Apr 2016

Banks and financial firms have been given a final ultimatum by the UK’s financial services watchdog to disclose links to Mossack Fonseca, the law firm embroiled in the Panama Papers scandal.

Richard Pennycook

Why has Co-op Group boss Richard Pennycook asked for a MASSIVE pay cut?

Thu, 7 Apr 2016| By LLB Reporter

Co-op Group’s chief executive Richard Pennycook has requested his pay be cut by almost 60%.

Britain leaving the EU

The great Brexit bonanza: 5 reasons leaving the EU would be a BLESSING for Britain

Wed, 6 Apr 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Brexit would force the US to put “Humpty Dumpty back together again”, LSE boss Xavier Rolet warned earlier this week.

Davey Cameron has no offshore

Cameron: "I have no shares, no offshore trust, no offshore funds”

Tue, 5 Apr 2016| By Harry Cockburn

David Cameron responds to Panama Papers revelations connecting his family to offshore investment firm

Bashar al assad

Panama Papers: Businessman linked to Syrian president bought £6m worth of London property through offshore companies

Tue, 5 Apr 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Papers reveal how Syria’s elite benefitted from complex international banking system


These are the 50 hottest fintech firms in Europe

Tue, 5 Apr 2016| By LLB Reporter

London fintechs feature in just over half the list

Tax havens

Where do billionaires hide their money?

Mon, 4 Apr 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The world’s biggest tax havens revealed

Putin and Cameron

Tax havens of Putin, Cameron's father, and other world leaders revealed in BIGGEST leak in history

Mon, 4 Apr 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Panama Papers shows how billions of dollars have been hidden


These are the world’s top 10 BEST companies

Thu, 31 Mar 2016

Which company has the best reputation?


Top 10 tax planning tips you need to know about

Thu, 31 Mar 2016

Patrick Connolly, certified financial planner, Chase de Vere, provides 10 top tips

Finger pointing

Britain's WORST banks revealed

Wed, 30 Mar 2016| By LLB Reporter

Though complaints are actually down, according to official statistics

 J E Theriot

Why is this Syrian billionaire suing Barclays?

Thu, 24 Mar 2016| By LLB Reporter

Barclays vs. Wafic Said battle hots up

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