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Big banks face '£19bn charges bill'

27th April 2015  | Finance Latest News

Britain's big four banks face a further £19 billion in charges to cover misconduct and litigation this year and next as the pay-outs become a "way of life", according to a new report. The sum will be in addition to the £42 billion paid out by Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, and Royal Bank of Scotland in the five years to 2014, according to research by ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P). It predicts…

#DCS2015: Personalisation 'treading a line between creepy and useful'

27th April 2015  | Latest News Technology

Companies need to make consumers aware of how they use their data and hand back some control, according to panel at a content marketing conference. Speaking during a debate at The Digital Content Summit 2015 in London, industry experts agreed that users should be told clearly how their data is being stored and used. Mary Keane-Dawson, CEO of My Health Pal, said that the bodies overseeing health data often have "little or no…

Economists expecting economy to slow down

27th April 2015  | Finance Latest News

The pace of Britain's economic recovery will come into focus tomorrow with official figures expected to reveal that it slowed in the first three months of this year. Official figures on GDP will come nine days ahead of the General Election and are likely to be seized on by politicians as they vie over which of them is the most competent to manage the economy. GDP rose by 0.6% in the fourth…

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Big banks face '£19bn charges bill'

Britain's big four banks face a further £19 billion in charges to cover misconduct and litigation this year and next as the pay-outs become a "way of life", according to a new report. The sum will…

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#DCS2015: Personalisation 'treading a line between creepy and useful'

Companies need to make consumers aware of how they use their data and hand back some control, according to panel at a content marketing conference. Speaking during a debate at The Digital Content Summit 2015 in London,…

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