Business & Finance

Households could be left with just £50,000 to see them through retirement

Average household spends half a million pounds in run up to retirement, leaving just £50,000 of available income to save or invest for the future

Investor Confidence Rises in March by 4.2 points to 95.4

State Street Global Exchange today released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index® (ICI) for March 2017.

There’s a new quid on the block: the new £1 coin is here!

Banks and financial services businesses urged to make sure they are prepared as the co-circulation period begins

Why every speech should be like a good three-course meal

Christine Rusk used to be terrified of speaking in public, but by understanding what makes a good speech, and how it is like a three-course meal

Shares in Wolseley trading at 5 year-high as it benefits from foreign exchange rates and US business

Wolseley reported increases in first half profit, revenue and like-for-like growth
Foreign exchange movements and cost cutting helped the results come in ahead of forecasts

Advisers Forecast Big Increase in DB Pension Transfer Enquiries in 2017

Two thirds of advisers expect client enquiries about transfers from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution schemes to increase over the next 12 months.

New £1 Coin Becomes Legal Tender

The new £1 coin becomes legal tender from Tuesday 28 March. The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country

Coffee fuelling UK worker overtime

Coffee drinkers are nearly three times more likely to stay late at work, a new survey shows

UK Banks Can Learn from their US Counterparts in Response to PSD2

Open banking initiative requires banks to implement ‘two-speed’ innovation

Top Ten ISA Ideas

With rising inflation eating into real returns, how can investors make the most of their remaining ISA allowance?

Investors Trade Short as Article 50 Looms

Short options against the Pound hit record levels following confirmation from Downing Street that Article 50 would be triggered March 29.

What A Westinghouse Bankruptcy Could Mean For U.S. Utilities

By Leonard Hyman and Bill Tilles for

International news services now report that Japan’s Toshiba Corporation (9502.T) is preparing to make a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for its Westinghouse Electric subsidiary