Parents ’10th biggest mortgage lender’

Parents ’10th biggest mortgage lender’

Image copyright PA The “Bank of Mum and Dad” is the 10th biggest UK mortgage lender as buyers increasingly rely on financial support from their parents, a report suggests. Parents will lend £6.5bn this year, according to insurer Legal and General, and be involved in 26% of all UK property transactions. This is up from […]

Trump is considering new Glass-Steagall-style bank rules

Trump is considering new Glass-Steagall-style bank rules

Image copyright Getty Images President Trump is considering breaking up big Wall Street banks, by splitting their consumer business from their investment operations. “I’m looking at that right now,” he told Bloomberg television. US banks were cleared to own High Street banks and investment banking operations in 1999 when the Glass-Steagall Act was repealed. “There’s […]

Dobbies garden centre chain strikes deal with Ocado

Dobbies garden centre chain strikes deal with Ocado

Image copyright Dobbies Garden centre group Dobbies has struck a five-year deal with online grocer Ocado to expand its UK deliveries. The UK’s second biggest garden centre chain plans to launch the service early next year to serve the whole of the UK. Dobbies chief executive Nicolas Marshall called the tie-up a “huge opportunity”. Garden […]

MPs say ‘dominance’ of big home-building firms must end

MPs say ‘dominance’ of big home-building firms must end

Image copyright Getty Images MPs have called for an end to the dominance of big home-building firms to fix the “broken” housing market. The communities and local government committee said the eight biggest firms built more than half of all new homes. MPs said the government should do more for smaller builders who do not […]

UK economy grows by 0.3% as service sector slows

UK economy grows by 0.3% as service sector slows

Image copyright PA The UK economy grew by just 0.3% at the start of the year, the slowest growth rate since the first three months of 2016, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics said that the slower pace in the January-to-March period was due mainly to the service sector, which sank to […]

Defense industry CEOs vent about ongoing budget mess in Washington

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Canada shouldn’t be able to ‘change the rules on us,’ US Dairy Export Council president says

Canada shouldn’t be able to ‘change the rules on us,’ US Dairy Export Council president says

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Trump’s 100-day economy: Few achievements so far – CBS News

Trump’s 100-day economy: Few achievements so far – CBS News

Donald Trump won the presidency by crusading against slow growth in the U.S.economy, as he castigated trade pacts and other culprits he accuses of damaging the American worker’s well-being. At the 100-day mark, though, he hasn’t scored any major accomplishments on the economic front, although it’s not for want of trying. The gold standard for […]

Trump tax plan to trigger lobbying frenzy – The Hill

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