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    • newWhy won’t Barclays let me cancel my direct debit?
      The bank insisted I had to tell the ‘merchant’ involved to confirm the cancellationShortly after we cancelled a direct debit, we received an email from Barclays saying we had to contact the “merchant” we had been paying to confirm the cancell…
      - 2 hours ago, 16 Jul 18, 2:00am -
    • Investment banks thought they were smart enough to predict the World Cup. They weren't
      It has become a tradition to make predictions using sophisticated AI and statistical modeling ... but its track record falls flatPoor Mystic Marcus. The supposedly-prophetic pig who predicted that England would beat Croatia on Wednesday has been vili…
      - 2 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 6:00am -
    • Why is it so hard for banks to stop the fraudsters?
      Banks are accused of failing to shut accounts used by scammers – but that could soon changeThey are a close-knit band of anonymous fraud fighters, who crusade for justice for victims of online crime – and spend much of their time “baiting” an…
      - 2 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 2:00am -
    • The Lehman Trilogy review – Mendes is on the money with astonishing saga
      Lyttelton, LondonThis engrossing play about the banking family provides a history of western capitalism and an acting masterclass from Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles and Adam GodleyWhat an astonishing evening! Spanning 150 years and running three and…
      - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 7:38am -
    • Nevis: how the world’s most secretive offshore haven refuses to clean up
      The years since 2008 have seen a global crackdown on offshore finance. Yet a few places have doubled down on offering secrecy to the super-rich. Among these, one tiny Caribbean island might be the worst offender. By Oliver BulloughTax havens hate att…
      - 4 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:00am -
    • UK banks could face new multibillion-pound claims after PPI ruling
      Court ruling over mis-selling may allow cases that have been rejected to be reconsideredBritain’s banks face the threat of a huge new PPI bill that could add billions of pounds to the £30bn already paid out in compensation, following a court rulin…
      - 14 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 2:47pm -
    • Barclays to move UK jobs to Frankfurt ahead of Brexit
      Between 40 and 50 London investment banking roles are to shift to GermanyBarclays is to shift between 40 and 50 investment banking jobs from London to Frankfurt as it prepares for Britain’s exit from the EU.Previously, the bank, which employs 48,70…
      - 14 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 9:24am -
    • Ex-Anglo Irish Bank chief admits to unlawful loans
      David Drumm, already jailed for fraud, pleads guilty over loans to property developersThe former chief executive of the bank at the centre of Ireland’s financial crash has pleaded guilty to charges related to unlawful loans to property developers a…
      - 17 days ago, 29 Jun 18, 8:49am -
    • UBS rogue trader denied appeal against deportation
      Kweku Adoboli refused chance to challenge decision that he can be deported to GhanaThe disgraced former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli has had an application to overturn a deportation order against him rejected in the court of appeal.Thursday’s ruling is…
      - 18 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 2:20pm -
    • How to get away with financial fraud
      Some of the world’s biggest scandals have gone unspotted for years. The nature of fraud is that it works outside our field of vision. By Dan Davies‘Guys, you’ve got to hear this,” I said. I was sitting in front of my computer one day in July…
      - 18 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 1:00am -

    The Guardian: Finacial Sector

    • Business hails Brexit white paper as a 'massive step forward'
      Industry leaders welcome greater clarity but say there are worrying gaps in May’s plansBusiness leaders have said that the government’s Brexit white paper is a “massive step forward” for the UK and have called on the EU to be pragmatic in its…
      - 4 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:55pm -
    • Fraud: here's how scammers get away with it
      Online bank Monzo reveals the most common cons, from stolen cards to student ‘mules’Digital bank Monzo is one of the fastest-growing new banks in Britain, opening 750,000 accounts over the past two years. Now, in an extraordinarily candid move fo…
      - 9 days ago, 7 Jul 18, 2:00am -
    • Bank outages should be limited to two days, say regulators
      Guidance comes after IT glitches at TSB and Visa caused chaos for millions of customersCity regulators have told banks and financial firms they may have to set an acceptable “maximum outage time” after an IT meltdown, after the TSB failure that l…
      - 11 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 11:59am -
    • The best 70th birthday presents we could give to the NHS | Letters
      On the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS, readers celebrate its achievements and worry for its futureIt was no surprise to read that the very first lesson you suggest could be learned from overseas (Five things the NHS could do to improve s…
      - 12 days ago, 4 Jul 18, 1:13pm -
    • KPMG faces investigation over Conviviality audit
      Accountancy watchdog announces investigation after collapse of drinks companyKPMG is being investigated by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over its audit of Conviviality, the owner of Bargain Booze which collapsed earlier this year.The accounta…
      - 13 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 7:43am -
    • Business running out of patience on Brexit, warn City organisations
      BCC tells government to stop ‘squabbling’ as PBSC says it needs assurances on travelBritish businesses have issued Theresa May with a list of Brexit demands after warning firms are losing patience over the lack of progress in talks with the EU. A…
      - 13 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 6:41am -
    • PwC hangs up on landlines in shift to ‘mobile first’ culture
      Firm says removal of landlines from staff desks reflects changing working practicesThe “big four” accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to remove all landlines from office desks by the end of the summer, reflecting a shift to mobile phones.P…
      - 17 days ago, 29 Jun 18, 12:18pm -
    • Ex-Anglo Irish Bank chief admits to unlawful loans
      David Drumm, already jailed for fraud, pleads guilty over loans to property developersThe former chief executive of the bank at the centre of Ireland’s financial crash has pleaded guilty to charges related to unlawful loans to property developers a…
      - 17 days ago, 29 Jun 18, 8:49am -
    • How to get away with financial fraud
      Some of the world’s biggest scandals have gone unspotted for years. The nature of fraud is that it works outside our field of vision. By Dan Davies‘Guys, you’ve got to hear this,” I said. I was sitting in front of my computer one day in July…
      - 18 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 1:00am -
    • Teach primary school pupils about finance, say City firms
      New initiative set up to test benefits of educating children about money managementLeading City institutions are urging the government to include financial education in the primary school curriculum after a pilot scheme found it helped young people l…
      - 18 days ago, 27 Jun 18, 7:01pm -

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