Category : Business News

BUSINESS / Business News - 6 days ago

Cheques to clear in one working day

Bank customers paying in cheques will be able to see them cleared within one working day under a new system which will begin to be rolled out later this year. The technology will enable banks and building societies to exchange images of cheques rath...

BUSINESS / Business News - 6 days ago

Bankers ditch 'banking' from trade body name

Britain's biggest lenders have agreed to drop the word "banking" from the name of their trade association amid opposition from building societies and other prospective members of the newly enlarged body. Sky News has learnt that a steering committee...

BUSINESS / Business News - 6 days ago

Number of women working past 70 doubles

The number of women working past the age of 70 has more than doubled in the last four years, analysis of official data shows. It suggested that they were catching up with men - who also saw an increase in the number working later in life. The report...