What’s behind the rising tide of financial scams? This is Money podcast

We publish our podcast every Friday to the player on This is Money, above, and on Apple Podcasts (iTunes) and on the podcast platforms Audioboom and Acast, both of which allow you to listen on desktop, mobile, or download an app. We also now publish to Spotify. To download the Apple Podcasts app if you … Read more

Would you spy on granny’s financial transactions? Debit card launched to prevent financial abuse

A new financial services company has launched a debit card that allows families, friends and carers to manage an elderly person’s financial affairs through a virtual or physical debit card. The co-founder of GuardianCard, Nick Thompson, says the business and card were created to prevent the elderly being subjected to theft and other types of … Read more

GMB: Nick Hewer says it’s disgraceful’ to snitch on litter louts in return for financial incentives

Countdown presenter Nick Hewer argued that it’s disgraceful’ to snitch on litter louts in return for financial incentives – adding it’s the ‘duty as a citizen.’ Appearing on Good Morning Britain, the 77-year-old insisted that we shouldn’t pay people to tell on others, while TV presenter Bushra Shaikh argued it’s a ‘win win’ to pay people … Read more

Liberty Steel owes ‘billions’ to collapsed financial firm Greensill Capital

The founder of Liberty Steel has revealed that the company owes ‘many billions’ to collapsed financial backer Greensill Capital but insisted none of its plants will shut down ‘under my watch’. Labour has called on ministers to provide clarity on the future of Liberty Steel’s UK plants amid fears that thousands of jobs could be … Read more

Take our midlife financial MOT: See how your retirement is shaping up

More middle-aged savers should take a financial health check to get them ready for retirement, the pensions minister has told MPs. It is hoped that a simple ‘midlife MOT’ will give those aged between 45 and 60 a good idea of how prepared they are for later life, and help them take action now to … Read more

Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff reveal they’ve had no work for 13 MONTHS and no financial support

Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff reveal they’ve had no government financial support despite having no work for 13 MONTHS as they discuss the toll it’s taken and insist there will be no more kids By Ellie Phillips For Mailonline Published: 17:08 BST, 29 March 2021 | Updated: 17:09 BST, 29 March 2021 The UK first … Read more

Financial adviser Canna Campbell reveals the savings tricks to help you to boost your bank balance

A financial adviser and mother who has saved over $117,000 by following her own financial challenge has revealed the seven steps to boosting your savings fast. Canna Campbell, from Sydney, devised the ‘$1,000 Project’ five years ago in a bid to boost her personal savings and investments. The project requires the saver to break down … Read more

Contaminated blood scandal: Victims of welcome government decision to increase financial support

Victims of the contaminated blood scandal have welcomed the government’s decision to increase payments after a 40 year-long battle for justice.   The Government has announced it is resolving disparities in financial support between England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, as well as addressing broader issues, such as support for bereaved partners. The contaminated blood scandal … Read more

‘Financial cliff edge’ for UK-listed companies on the brink

Over half of companies listed on the stock market in Britain at a ‘heightened risk’ of collapse sought Government financial support in December, new findings show. Once taxpayer-backed Government support comes to an end, the companies in jeopardy could face a ‘financial cliff edge’, accounting giant EY warned in its latest analysis of profit warnings. … Read more

David Cameron ‘lobbied Government for stricken financial firm’

David Cameron ‘lobbied the Treasury last year to get stricken financial firm Greensill access to Government-backed loan schemes’ Former prime minister alleged to have lobbied Treasury on behalf of Greensill Said to have been part of efforts to increase firm’s access to Covid loans scheme  Alleged lobbying took place last year, firm filed for administration … Read more