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The City watchdog has warned payday lenders to improve their practices months after payday lending giant Wonga plunged into administration. [Read More]
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The former Bank of England economist who took the reins of City broker Cenkos last summer has left the firm after its profits crashed 90pc. [Read More]
Tags: Cenkos - Bank - England
The competition watchdog has launched a probe into the embattled audit sector after a string of scandals highlighted various concerns about the industry. [Read More]
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City analyst house Edison Research is exploring a sale amid claims the gold rush it anticipated from new EU trading rules has failed to materialise. [Read More]
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Lloyds Banking Group has been ordered to tighten its procedures by the competition watchdog after it failed to tell thousands of customers about their right... [Read More]
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Peter Cruddas, the former Conservative party treasurer, has called for an independent review of the UK's electoral watchdog after accusing the "scandalous" organisation of being... [Read More]
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He's gone from office cleaner to billionaire, and 'the City's richest man' says he's determined to make the most of his fortune. [Read More]
The founder of City broker Numis has sealed a £20m deal to take control of Michael Spencer's NEX Exchange in an attempt to turn it... [Read More]
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Peter Cruddas lives the lifestyle you would expect of a financier branded the City of London's richest man. [Read More]
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Funding Circle's 35-year-old founder will be sitting on a paper profit worth £130m after the firm said it was targeting a valuation of up to... [Read More]
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Accounting giant KPMG could face sanctions from the audit watchdog after admitting misconduct in relation to various BNY Mellon reports. [Read More]
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City broker Cenkos has unveiled a 90pc plunge in profits for the first half of the year after being knocked by new rules and delayed... [Read More]
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Comparethemarket has hired its first chief executive a year after the competition watchdog opened an investigation into the price comparison website. [Read More]
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PwC has awarded its partners £712,000 each for the year to June, 9pc more than the previous year despite facing a record fine during the... [Read More]
Tags: June - PwC - partners
Environmental lawyers are demanding answers from the UK's top financial auditors after reporting four of their clients to the audit watchdog for not properly flagging... [Read More]
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Banks remain "too big to fail" a decade on from Lehman Brothers' collapse, according to one of the world's main policy makers, sounding a warning... [Read More]
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South African banking giant Investec has decided to spin off its £109bn asset management arm to end the mixing of "apples and pears" under one... [Read More]
British Airways has sealed a landmark £4. [Read More]
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Money flowing into the UK funds industry has hit a record high, despite the City of London losing its status as a top financial centre... [Read More]
Tags: London - Brexit - Hopes
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City bankers working for M&A house Perella Weinberg have split a £16m windfall after the firm's UK arm bounced back from a dire year. [Read More]
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