Debt management firms warned over credit licences

The Office of Fair Trading has told 129 debt management firms that they face losing their consumer credit licences unless they take immediate action to...

Boost for Branson's banking dreams as RBS sell-off begins

The carve-up of parts of the Royal Bank of Scotland is under way. It is being forced by the EU's competition authorities to...

Insurance companies dismayed by EU ruling on women drivers

The insurance sector has been reacting to today’s ruling by the European Court of Justice banning gender discrimination when it comes to insurance policies....

Comment: Reforms to child benefit are a mess

by Prof. Philip Booth, Editorial Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs The coalition government - despite the best intentions of Iain Duncan Smith -...

Dodgy drivers who put a company's life at risk

More than 10,000 people are killed or seriously injured on the roads each year while driving at work. How many of these accidents involve...

Even a hoax scam highlights need to take care with credit cards

The warning looked real. The post in one of Edinburgh's online forums was well-written. It used the first person, which implied that the writer...

How Dunedin Independent was bought by Helvetia Wealth

In less than twenty years, Dunedin Independent grew to be one of top wealth management firms in the UK. It manages assets valued at...

Row over scrapping of default retirement age

When do you want to retire? The glib answer would probably be “immediately”. But it's a very active debate. The government has announced plans...

The trickiness of finding travel insurance if you’re aged over 50

The UK has an ageing population. The figures speak for themselves. About ten years ago, one in every three people in the UK was...

Giving your money to the cloud

By David Calder A company in a converted steading outside Dalkeith aims to change the way everyone thinks about about their finances using cloud computing. Cloud...