UK banks are to be banned from charging higher fees for unarranged overdrafts.
2018 is a dismal year for the largest banks by market cap in terms of share price performance – with a very few notable exceptions.
The Pound Sterling value has risen against both the dollar and the euro in response to the news that a no-confidence vote in Theresa May has been triggered.
Thanks to recent well-publicised data leaks suffered by many high-profile companies this year, customers have grown increasingly aware of and sensitive to data security issues.
Despite talk of the Bitcoin bubble bursting since prices peaked above $19,000 in December 2017, it has been more of gradual deflation for the market throughout the year.
The uncertainty surrounding Brexit has “shackled” the pound, which has struggled to return to pre-referendum levels since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.
Economic slowdown in 2019 and beyond will see cryptocurrencies bounce back following a difficult year, according to one tech expert.
Cyber threat detection company Agari has warned of a criminal organisation in possession of a list containing the contact details of 50,000 top business professionals, which is being used to trick large businesses into handing over money willingly.
Peer-to-peer lending service Zopa has today announced that it is launching a bank, making it the “world’s first hybrid peer-to-peer and digital bank”.
With an increasing number of stores now exclusively accepting credit or debit, Britain is increasingly moving towards being a cashless society.
The price of Bitcoin fell by 37% in November, wiping some $70bn of value off of the cryptocurrency market.
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Global taxation and financial advisory leader EY has announced that is applying technology to tax with the launch of an Advanced Technology Tax Lab.
Almost half of all business IT directors would hand over money to cyber hackers in order to avoid the costly fines that come with falling foul of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Two of UK’s mid-tier accountancy firms BDO and Moore Stephens LL are set to merge, but the gap to Big Four dominance is likely to remain.
The Gibraltar Stock Exchange has been awarded a license for its subsidiary the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), making it the first fully regulated blockchain exchange to be owned by a stock exchange.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that he will remain chairman of the board, despite mounting pressure for him to quit the role following a number of controversies.
Facebook yesterday appealed the fine imposed on it by UK data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
In a survey from EY of US millennials, the statistics paint a picture of a risk-averse generation who delay responsibility and prioritise education.
According to Action Fraud, £87,000 was lost to fraudsters every day in 2017 through online scams, with many taking advantage of the freedom afforded by social media to conduct their fraudulent activity.
“Investment that would have come here has not come here,” said Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned ahead of the Brexit deadline, which will see the United Kingdom pull out of the European Union in March 2019.
Today, network security company RSA launched its Q3 Fraud Report, a comprehensive look at the current cyber fraud environment and the current threats facing individuals and organisations.
Customers who stay with their broadband provider could be worse off than those who choose to switch.
Cybersecurity experts have reacted to the recent HSBC data breach, warning that consumer trust is “becoming more fragile”.
Investment platform eToro today announces the launch of the GoodDollar experiment with $1m in funding from the company.
Scammers have taken control of multiple verified Twitter accounts to impersonate Tesla CEO Elon Musk and promote a Bitcoin scam.
From TrumpCoin to Whoppercoin, the cryptocurrency world has its fair share of gimmicks.
A cryptocurrency asset management service has been launched by deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory companies, signalling a key step in their acceptance into the mainstream financial world.
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