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WPP says companies cut ad spending and fees 

Today

Sir Martin Sorrell’s WPP is facing its worst year in a decade as the world’s largest advertising group was forced to slash growth forecasts for the second time after sales went into reverse in the first half.

Ferrari's new Portofino to be most affordable in 2018

Today

What do we know about the California T replacement? One thing's for sure, it's not the most unique Ferrari you'll be able to get your hands when you see the '90s concept car for sale.

Atom launch four best buy fixed-rate savings deals

Today

The challenger bank, which has pop star will.i.am on its board, has boosted its one-year fix to pay 1.95 per cent interest and its two-year version now pays 2.1 per cent.

Pound slumps to an eight-year low against the euro

Today

This week the world's top central bankers meet at the annual Jackson Hole gathering, and it could be the last thing the pound needs.

Game Digital shares leap 34% as it pushes into e-sports

Today

The retailer said demand for Nintendo’s Switch Console was behind most of the sales rise in the UK and Spain, which rose by 9 per cent and 15 per cent respectively in the six months to the end of July.

Wedding goers splash out more than £87m a year

Today

According to new research, wedding goers shell out an average of £350 per ceremony, when gifts, transportation, outfits and accommodation are taken into account.

Taxman gains extra £2bn from stamp duty in last year

Today

The taxman is having a bumper year thanks to stamp duty changes and a more 'aggressive' approach on inheritance tax.

Incorrect addresses on licences puts 1.5m drivers at risk

Today

New research by comparethemarket.com said that 1.5 million registered drivers have the incorrect address on their driving licence, with each one risking a fine of £1,000 from the DVLA.

Ford launches scrappage scheme with £5k off a new Focus

Today

This appears to be the best incentive on the market yet, being inclusive of petrol models and providing the biggest discounts we've seen yet, including £4,950 off a new Ford Focus.

WPP cuts growth forecasts again as firms rein in spending

Today

WPP, which counts Unilever, HSBC, Ford, Coca-Cola and Marks & Spencer among its clients, said firms have been cutting costs, including advertising spending.

Laura Ashley blames pound's collapse for 72% profits fall

Today

The retailer said pre-tax profits tumbled to £6.3million for the year to the 30 June, from £22.8million the year before – a 72 per cent decline.

DAN HYDE: Close fraud loopholes

Today

You can imagine how flustered the banks were when we mentioned our investigation into their newfangled security features.

Young savers have taken liking to pensions, finds survey

Today

Three quarters of people aged 25-34 who have a pension also say they are willing to hike savings levels automatically in line with future pay rises.

Insurers plot to slash cancer cover for stage one patients

Today

Insurers are considering plans to refuse vital protection policy payouts to customers with stage one cancer.

How HSBC is luring students into an overdraft trap

Today

HSBC offers students heading to university next month an interest-free overdraft that rises to £3,000 in their final year - the biggest perk of any High Street bank.

Ministers finally ban cold calls on pensions

Today

Cold calls about pensions are to be banned by the Government after fraudsters swindled £5 million from pensioners in the first five months of this year.

Have you got a fiver worth £17,000 at home? 

Today

The truth is that some banknotes are collectors’ items - and you could be in line for a windfall if you have a valuable one stashed in a drawer.

Will fingerprint security really stop thieves hacking?

Today

Money Mail's Louise Eccles visited a warehouse Berlin to learn how hackers operate and break into fingerprint-operated technologies.

The hidden fees around car insurance renewal revealed

Today

Drivers face a raft of hidden fees when renewing car insurance, with providers charging fees of up to £75 just to roll over a policy for another year, Money Mail can reveal.

Couple fined £1,000 for early Isa switch

Today

A retired couple has been stung with a penalty of nearly £1,000 for moving their savings between two Lloyds Banking Group accounts just four days early.