Category: Britain

File photo dated 03/04/14 of a Royal Bank of Scotland sign. Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a £939 million profit for the first half of the year, compared with a £2 billion loss in the same period last year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday August 4, 2017. See PA story CITY RBS. Photo credit should read: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

UK financial watchdog refuses to publish leaked RBS report

Author: webeditor

Britain’s financial watchdog has refused to publish a leaked report into the scandal at Royal Bank of Scotland’s controversial restructuring unit, despite demands for its release by an influential committee of MPs. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chief executive Andrew Bailey... Read more

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Home owners ‘stay put for 23 years on average’

Author: webeditor

The average home owner moves properties every 23 years, analysis has found. Scotland is home to the most frequent movers in Britain, the research suggests, with the average home owner staying put for around 19 and a half years. People... Read more

Labour: holiday childcare costs up by 51% since 2010

Author: webeditor

The cost of holiday childcare has risen by more than 50% across Britain since 2010, Labour has said. Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said the situation was made worse because incomes had fallen in real terms over the same period.... Read more

Online investment market faces FCA probe amid competition concerns

Author: webeditor

Britain’s financial watchdog is to investigate the growing online investment market amid competition concerns in the sector. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will look at investment platforms used by consumers and financial advisers to assess whether competition between them is... Read more

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