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It wasn’t me

The BBC’s business guru Robert Peston faced the Treasury Select Committee about his role in the banking crisis last week.

The man who could make an outbreak of flu sound as catastrophic as the Black Death was facing questions over the part he played in the run on Northern Rock in September 2007.

Asked whether he felt he had caused the run on the bank, Peston replied, “I have obviously given a lot of thought to this question, and the answer is no.”

So there you have it.


This is a rate cut too far

Some lucky interest-only customers are now paying as little as 8p a month for their mortgages in the wake of the Bank of England’s 0.5% base rate cut last week.

Let the Devil take tomorrow

Drazen Jaksic, sales and marketing director at Assurant Solutions, explores the moral maze of consumer and product provider responsibility, and the confusion that reigns over state help for home buyers

LeadPoint revamps website

LeadPoint has relaunched its website, which will include information about lead generation and the different services that LeadPoint offers.

Frexit & contagion risk in Europe

Many commentators have suggested the UK’s exit from the European Union will trigger a domino effect, leading to its eventual break-up. Neptune Head of European Equities Rob Burnett discusses the likelihood of this happening. Click here to read more Important informationInvestment risks Neptune funds may have a high historic volatility rating and past performance is […]


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