Lord Eatwell and the Archbishop of Canterbury voice concerns about tax exemption in spread betting in Lords debate
There was a very strange little discussion in the House of Lords over the taxation of betting on financial markets. This is so-called "spread betting", where a bet is made upon the future price of some financial asset like a bond or a stock.
The Government will introduce legislation to cap the cost of payday loans to borrowers, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced.
This debate - with all that is at stake - is too important to be left to the politicians. It is time for Scotland's business leaders to take a lead
There are too many areas of public life where it seems there are those who can get away with whatever they choose The Reverend Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-op Bank, we are now told, was hugely profligate with expenses, watched ...
European banks will require 280 billion euros ($380 billion) of extra capital in 2014 to meet reforms aimed at avoiding a repeat of the global financial crisis, according to a report published Thursday.
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vanguardngr.com/ **** The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s banking reforms is yet to impact on the citizenry as lending rate is still high, Director-General, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management, WAIFEM, Pro-fessor Akpan Ekpo, ...