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Gold price dips on continued economic uncertainty

12/09/2011

The price of gold continues to ease off from its high reached last month, as heavy losses in key financial markets are prompting investors to sell their gold.


 

Consider pay freezes for executives, suggest Deloitte

12/09/2011

Despite efforts to address pay inequalities in the wake of the recession, basic salary increases for FTSE 350 executives have overtaken those for average employees, Deloitte has said.


 

Independent Commission on Banking: stability at the expense of competitiveness?

12/09/2011

The Independent Commission on Banking’s final report has been published today, outlining a series of measures intended to boost competition and transparency within the UK’s powerful banking sector, and to stimulate affordable lending to businesses for the benefit of the broader UK economy.


 

Independent Commission on Banking must look beyond banks

11/09/2011

Tomorrow (Monday) will see the publication final report of the highly anticipated Independent Commission on Banking.


 

Boost banking sector competition, urge business groups

09/09/2011

The UK’s four leading business organisations are urging the government to foster greater competition in the banking sector, in order to stimulate the UK recovery.


 

UK businesses overspend on suppliers by 20%

09/09/2011

The majority of companies in the UK and Europe are putting unnecessary pressure on themselves by overpaying in the purchase-to-payment cycle.


 

Quantitative easing 'now likely'

07/09/2011

In order to address the deteriorating economic conditions felt here in the UK, as in much of the developed world, the Bank of England is now likely to vote on more quantitative easing


 

Sharp drop in personal pension contributions

07/09/2011

Contributions to personal pensions have dropped 15% in 2 years as a result of the recession and current downturn, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.


 

Ring-fencing banks will hinder economic growth report says

05/09/2011

Any move to ring-fence the UK banks' High Street operations from investment banking divisions would result in a 0.3% decrease in economic growth according to the Ernst & Young Item Club report.


 

Goldman Sachs face enforcement action for 'negligence'

02/09/2011

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) is facing enforcement action by the US Federal Reserve Bank to address ‘a pattern of misconduct and negligence’ in its former subsidiary, Litton Loan Servicing LP.