Standard Life is acquiring Axa's portfolio services business, known as Elevate, in a deal that will create one of the country's biggest investment platforms for professional financial advisers.
Controversial lender Wonga saw losses more than double in 2015 as tougher regulation of the payday loan sector led to a sharp fall in its revenues from consumer lending.
Shoppers have been able to pay less for their goods than the year before for the last three years, according to a retail body. 07:28, UK, Wednesday 04 May 2016.
Retailer Next has slashed its guidance to investors on its sales for the second time in the space of two months and warned of “a potentially wider slowdown in consumer spending”.
The average council in England will need to pay more than �25 million a year to fund the Government's controversial right-to-buy extension, research has revealed.