Credit Rating Agencies
The UK’s economy would suffer if it left the European Union, an international credit rating agency warned today as it spelt
Ratings agency Fitch has stripped the UK of its AAA rating due to its "weaker economic and fiscal outlook". The agency placed
George Osborne insisted Britain would not "run away" from its problems and vowed to continue with his tough austerity programme
Britain has had its cherished credit status downgraded by US agency Moody's. In a major blow to George Osborne's economic
The crisis of the last few years showed that although credit rating agencies can be useful, they are far from infallible.
The European Parliament is limbering up for what promises to be an exciting but challenging year. The crisis continues to rumble on, but efforts to put Europe back on the path to growth will not be the only initiative to make a difference to your daily life.
Britain's gold-plated triple AAA status came under pressure on Thursday after an influential credit ratings agency put it
Your credit report is all about you, not your address, not your family members, not even your pets, just you. If someone who lived at your address before didn't pay their bills this won't turn up on your credit file, it will turn up on theirs. So that's one less thing to worry about.
Being in the public eye is a tricky thing, very few people remember the things you get right and everyone will remember the things you get wrong.
A matter of form, part of the procedure, a formality - the European Parliament's scrutiny of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) wasn't expected to bring any surprises. After all, it had already been negotiated by major industrialised countries around the world, including the US and had received the European Commission's blessing and the backing of EU member states.