Financial Regulation

The extra help unemployed people got during the Great Recession has emboldened states to mistreat them
This is not the only form of capitalism and it hasn’t always functioned this way, but it does now and we must deal with it
Given the huge importance of the credit card industry, the Financial Conduct Authority is right to look at its impact on
Given the huge importance of the credit card industry, the Financial Conduct Authority is right to look at its impact on
Ten years ago this week, the emerging global financial crisis rudely hit the shores of Britain. Northern Rock, previously
As responsible lenders, the major banks must champion and progress the principals of transparency, fairness and control in lending. In a changing economic environment, consumers must be prepared for any eventuality and that means the time for the industry to do more to help their customers prepare for and navigate the future, is now.
Only full and proper state regulation of our financial and economic systems can prevent such a calamity from happening again. But it will also need state intervention in employment matters to protect workers' interests and to support the creation of stronger unions to help in doing so. For a book that unfortunately will be beyond the financial reach of many, consider getting your union branch or public library to order a copy.
The Labour MP will call for a law change this week in Parliament
Banks should be forced to cap unauthorised overdraft fines, a Labour MP will demand this week as she urges the Government