FCA reform of pension exit fees faces test from providers

A proposed ban on exit fees preventing millions of investors switching to better deals on their pensions or other investments may not apply to the majority of providers, according to new analysis.Last month,...

Major BT union rejects company restructuring plans

One of the largest unions representing BT workers has rejected the telecoms company’s restructuring plans, which it said would impose an “extreme culture change” on the workforce. Prospect, which represents BT’s managers, balloted...

Insurance firms can't be liable to pay compensation to those who travel in goods...

The Madras High Court Friday held that insurance companies cannot be made liable to pay compensation to accident victims who travel in goods carriers. Justices K K Sasidharan and R Subramanian said that...

How Hurricane Michael might affect your taxes

Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images A customer enters a boarded up gas station ahead of...

Augar review: how will it affect post-18 education?

The newly published independent review of post-18 education in England seeks to improve learning and training for adults of all abilities, and to rebalance resources between higher and further education while minimising additional...

Investing in wine: has Burgundy’s bubble burst?

Investing in fine wine can be an expensive hobby. Deciding which one to buy, as the joke goes, is done on a case-by-case basis. These days, the priciest of these cases come from...

Property buyers dive in as Turkey’s lira plunges

Property investors have been flocking to Turkey this week in a bid to grab houses and apartments that have in some cases dropped from £55,000 a month ago to below £37,000 now. The highly-publicised...

Why betting on debt mutual funds is important in 2019

Mutual fund managers and advisors believe that debt fund will do well in 2019. After a volatile 2018, debt funds are very well placed in the market and should offer `good' returns to...

Why it's not a good time to be an Indian student in US

NEW DELHI: When Zaman Rana went to study forensic science at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge last year, he had looked forward to buying a car. A year later, he has shelved the...

Premium Bonds January 2019 winning numbers: Are YOU one of two new millionaires?

The start of a new year sees many of us taking stock and making improvements in our day-to-day lives. For this month’s Premium Bond winners, this will ring even more true. With prizes...