Stock markets worldwide endured a shocking Halloween session as renewed worries over the US-China trade war spooked investors.
The fashion retailer behind brands Jacamo, Simply Be and JD Williams expects to put aside up to £30 million extra to deal with PPI claims, after seeing related inquiries surge tenfold in the run-up to the deadline.
A prospective Labour Party MP has accused the Scottish Government of “complacency” over its dealings with the “crisis” affecting CalMac’s Hebridean routes.
UK banking and economic growth are under the spotlight this week, with experts forecasting mixed results and a weakening respectively.
The taxpayers’ stake in Lloyds Banking Group is to be slashed after George Osborne pledged to sell a further £9 billion of shares.
Two major banking groups have apologised after customers were hit by separate technical glitches today. RBS Group said customers of its brands NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank struggled to log in.