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PPI fuelling fraud culture, says Barclays boss

Image copyright FCA Image caption Arnold Schwarzenegger’s head was featured in official adverts to highlight mis-selling The PPI insurance mis-selling scandal has...

US-China trade: US imposes biggest round of tariffs yet

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The latest raft of trade tariffs mark an escalation in the trade war between the US and China A new round of US tariffs on...

Labour conference: John McDonnell unveils shares plan for workers

Image copyright EPA Labour would force all large firms to give shares to their workers worth up to £500 a year each, John McDonnell will say later. In his main party...

Petrol prices could fall by £1.50 a tank, says the AA

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Average petrol prices hit 130.6p a litre this week, and diesel rose to 134.6p Petrol prices could fall by as much as 3p a...

Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

Image copyright Co-op Image caption The bags will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste Compostable bags are to replace single-use plastic bags in more...

Sky: Comcast outbids Fox with £30bn bid for broadcaster

Image copyright HBO Image caption Game of Thrones is one of Sky’s most popular shows US cable giant Comcast has submitted the highest bid in the auction for...

Goldman Sachs wants your piggy bank

Image copyright Getty Images A new savings bank hits the UK next week, but it’s far from being a new company. Marcus is part of the mighty Goldman Sachs –...

Is this the secret to High Street success?

The ongoing struggle of our High Streets is a familiar tale. Slowing consumer spending, online competition and increasing costs means the number of empty shops has...

Minimum wage: Workers underpaid by record £15.6m

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Social care workers are some of those most likely to be underpaid A record £15.6m worth of underpayment to UK workers has...

Wells Fargo to reduce workforce by up to 10%

Image copyright Getty Images The troubled US bank Wells Fargo is planning a steep reduction of staff that could affect more than 26,000 people. The firm said it expects...