10 Jun 2015
Bank fines were back in the headlines last week following the publication of a study revealing that the total cost of litigation for the 16 biggest global banks since 2010 has now exceeded £200bn.
9 Jun 2015
With the election now over, we have a newly appointed Pension Minister, Dr Ros Altman (replacing Steve Webb) to oversee the framework of ‘pension freedoms’ legislation implemented on 6 April 2015. Meanwhile, Workplace Pensions continue to be a priority for employers who have yet to comply with their auto enrolment obligations.
3 Jun 2015
With a pending €300m loan repayment due on Friday, Greece’s chances of securing a vital €7.2bn in rescue aid stalled last week as Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, accused bailout monitors of making “absurd” demands.
27 May 2015
Some of the world’s largest tobacco companies have launched one of the biggest ever claims against the UK government over the legality of plain packaging regulations and the deprivation of highly valuable intellectual property.
20 May 2015
This week I am looking at BT following the publication of Ofcom’s report reviewing the internet connectivity market for businesses.
13 May 2015
As a general rule, stock markets do not like uncertainty. So when the General Election delivered the unexpectedly decisive result of a majority government, it was not surprising to see the FTSE 100 enjoy a strong one-off relief rally.