Good governance or a green bubble? Investors pile into ethical funds

Investors have piled in to ethical funds in droves after the coronavirus pandemic forced British homes and businesses into lockdown earlier this year.  Between January and September a massive £7billion poured into environmental, social and corporate governance funds, up from £1.9billion over the same period a year earlier, according to the Investment Association.  Experts posit … Read more Good governance or a green bubble? Investors pile into ethical funds

How can you revoke an LPA if a relative chooses a bad attorney?

Lasting power of attorney is a vital failsafe if you fall ill, but it does rely on whether those you appoint to handle your finances are competent and trustworthy. The number of people registering to let loved ones take control if they are incapacitated has soared to more than 800,000 a year, according to the … Read more How can you revoke an LPA if a relative chooses a bad attorney?

What to do about your pension if you are made redundant

Kay Ingram:  When you find a new job ask about the pension scheme and join as soon as possible Kay Ingram is director of public policy at national financial planning group LEBC. With unemployment rising, many individuals face an uncertain future. While you look for new opportunities it is important to consider longer-term income needs and … Read more What to do about your pension if you are made redundant

Black Friday energy deals: British Gas Evolve launch offer

This Black Friday, shoppers can not only save money on clothes, electronics and beauty products – they could also potentially cut their energy bill by hundreds of pounds. Compare the Market has teamed up with British Gas Evolve, Centrica’s newest supplier, to offer customers its Black Friday Energy Offer. By switching to their new ‘Exclusive … Read more Black Friday energy deals: British Gas Evolve launch offer

Ex Premier League football stars sue in £2m pensions mis-selling case

Seven former Premier League footballers have sued a financial adviser who they claim cost them more than £2million in mis-sold pensions. The claimants, who include former England internationals Rob Lee and Warren Barton and their Newcastle United team-mate John Beresford, say they lost vast amounts of their savings after investing in unregulated offshore schemes. They … Read more Ex Premier League football stars sue in £2m pensions mis-selling case

Easyjet bookings soar on news lockdown will be eased over Christmas

Easyjet bookings soar for December on news lockdown restrictions will be eased over Christmas By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 Families desperate to see loved ones over Christmas have helped drive a 200 per cent surge in flight and holiday searches … Read more Easyjet bookings soar on news lockdown will be eased over Christmas

Government set to lose almost £40bn on 2008 bailout of Natwest

Government set to lose almost £40bn on 2008 bailout of Natwest: Treasury pledges to offload its stake by 2024-25 By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 The Government will lose almost £40billion on its 2008 bailout of Natwest after the coronavirus crisis … Read more Government set to lose almost £40bn on 2008 bailout of Natwest

Relaunch of Alexa handbag is a boost for Mulberry sales

Relaunch of Alexa handbag is a boost for Mulberry as it struggles to recover from pandemic sales slump By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 26 November 2020 Takeover target Mulberry has revealed a ‘strong reaction’ to the relaunch of its Alexa handbag as it … Read more Relaunch of Alexa handbag is a boost for Mulberry sales

Boohoo brings in leading judge Sir Brian Leveson for its clean-up

Boohoo brings in leading judge Sir Brian Leveson for its clean-up in wake of sweatshop scandal By Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 26 November 2020 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 26 November 2020 Boohoohas appointed one of the UK’s top judges to oversee the overhaul of its factories after a report found … Read more Boohoo brings in leading judge Sir Brian Leveson for its clean-up