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Renting a home: How much space will £100 buy you?

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:05
The equivalent of a small garden shed in London, but five times that in Bradford.

Skin betting: 500,000 children gamble every week, Gambling Commission warns

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:28
Gamers as young as 11 bet using virtual weapons within video games which are then exchanged for cash.

Will Birmingham be the next Wall Street?

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:50
Birmingham's financial credentials make it an unsurprising choice for a new home for the Bank of England.

Shazam! Apple buys music recognition app

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:09
Rivalry against Spotify and augmented reality ambitions are two possible reasons for the takeover.

Major Forties oil pipeline to be closed for repairs

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:30
The Forties pipeline's owner Ineos says that, despite pressure being reduced, a crack has extended.

Help to Save scheme to start slowly

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:00
The system offers a 50% government top-up to low-income working people on certain benefits.

Food banks expected to help 'record number of children'

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:07
Biggest food bank charity predicts record demand this Christmas, with Coventry the busiest city.

Labour may move parts of Bank of England to Birmingham

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:23
A report commissioned by Labour claims banks are failing to lend to growing sectors in the regions.

Mortgage safety net 'disappearing'

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:17
Help for those struggling to meet home loan repayments will largely vanish by 2022, a report says.

UK inventors claim funding rules hold them back

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:12
Garden shed inventors talk about the challenges they face to get government funding for their ideas.

ATM operator Cardtronics UK plans cash machine cuts

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:09
The UK's largest independent operator will close cash machines because of a new industry shake-up.

HP laptops found to have hidden keylogger

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:27
A researcher finds more than 460 models have the hidden software pre-installed.

HSBC prosecution threat in US lifted

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:26
The bank's five-year probation in the US that followed allegations of Mexican money laundering is over.

Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:34
Britain and China are among the countries affected by the recall of baby milk formula products.

Bitcoin futures trading begins on Cboe exchange in Chicago

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:49
Trading in futures contracts is a step towards legitimising the digital currency, its supporters say.

Stefano Tresca: 'Fight your battles on a single front'

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:22
CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca

3am epiphany

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:19
Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.

Regions divided over Christmas costs

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:11
People in less affluent regions spend more as a proportion of income on Christmas, analysis suggests.

Ban pension cold-calling now, MPs demand

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:10
MPs warn a crackdown on pension cold-calling may not happen until 2020 unless ministers take action.

Inflation tracker: Will you feel the pinch this Christmas?

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:08
From smoked salmon to smartphones, 2017 is shaping up to be an expensive Christmas for consumers.