Crowdfunding platforms need tougher rules and restrictions in order to protect investors, the Financial Conduct Authority has said.
Irish fruit distributor Fyffes has agreed to a takeover by a subsidiary of Sumitomo, a deal that will value the London-listed company at €751m and allow the Japanese conglomerate to dramatically expand its European food business.
Councils in England are cashing in three quarters of a BILLION pounds a year in parking fees and fines, new research has found. This figure has risen by more than �60 million in the past year, according to the RAC Foundation.
House prices picked up pace in November and will keep rising in the months ahead, but a slowdown in activity next year will hurt the economy, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).
The UK trade deficit in goods and services narrowed to �2bn in October as exports rose, official figures show. Exports increased by �2bn, lifted by machinery and transport orders, while imports decreased by �1.8bn, the Office for National Statistics ...