City Minister Lord Myners has defended the UK’s handling of the banking crisis and insisted the UK should not follow US president Obama’splans to separate retail and investment banking. Last week, Obama announced “the Volcker rule” which will limit the scope of banks and ensure that no financial institution that contains abank will own, invest […]
New figures requested from the Office for National Statistics by Jelf International reveal the countries with the largest numbers of employees working for a UK-controlled parent company (known as UKFAs or UK foreign affiliates).
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Inflation stayed put at 2.4 per cent in June, bucking against an expectation it would rise to 2.6 per cent. Data from the Office for National Statistics released today show inflation will remain at its lowest level for 12 months. Smith & Williamson Global Inflation-Linked Bond Fund manager Thomas Wells says the Bank of England will now […]