Despite the Governments sabre rattling stance on bank bonuses and the long awaited Project Merlin deal, big bonuses are still set to dominate the investment banking arena. However, according to Oliver Gibbons, Director of Twenty Technology, the specialist recruiter, this may not be enough to stem the technology brain drain out of financial services.
Free tools to help SMEs get their business records ship shape were launched today by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
An update on tax developments from Simon Massey, tax partner, Menzies LLP.
Gross mortgage lending declined to an estimated £9.2 billion in January, a 13% fall from £10.6 billion in December but a 5% rise from £ 8.8 billion in January 2010, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
The Science and Technology Select Committee today published their Technology and Innovation Centres Report proposals, detailing the execution of the government’s £200 million network of technology centres.
Demand for leverage to fund acquisitions is on the rise amongst private equity secondary funds, according to Investec Fund Finance which says it has seen a five-fold increase in enquiries from these funds over the past year.
Small and medium sized businesses could be wasting millions of pounds every year when making international payments, according to Travelex Global Business Payments, the cross-border payments specialist.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has levied fines totalling £143,500 on two firms which failed to check the suitability of the pension switching advice they gave their customers.
Bank of England Publishes Quarterly inflation Report, showing CPI inflation of 4%
Annual average household expenditure is estimated to be £35,363. The corresponding figure for a household where the main occupant is 65 – 74 is £22,081, and £16,278 where they are aged 75 and over