Find local mortgage, financial or insurance advisers
Simply enter your full postcode, select the required service and click 'Go'
You are here: cherryFind > The latest news

The latest news

The latest news - always available on cherry Cherry

Consumer news…

ALEX BRUMMER: Party poopers hit Lloyds's annual general meeting

Today

Lloyds bank chief Antonio Horta-Osorio must yesterday have wished that he was parading at the Chelsea flower show or at the Buckingham Palace garden party rather than at the AGM.

DAILY BRIEFING: Deutsche Bank tanks as investors vent their anger at plans to slash 7,000 jobs

Today

Shares in Deutsche Bank have tanked as investors vented their anger at plans to slash 7,000 jobs. The cuts are widely seen as evidence Deutsche is abandoning its ambitions to rival Wall Street.

Noel Edmonds hijacks Lloyds AGM to accuse bank chairman of covering up a £1bn fraud

Today

The TV star accused chairman Baron Norman Blackwell of failing victims of a massive fraud a decade ago – and then seeking to cover up the crime.

MARKET REPORT: Diamond hunter Petra pleads for £133m as shares crash 20%

Today

The diamond miner wants to issue 332.8m shares at 40p each, a 47 per cent discount to Wednesday’s closing price, to balance the books.

CITY DIARY: Lloyd's boss Antonio Horta Osorio is proving quite the social butterfly

Today

Lloyds’ bronzed chief Antonio Horta Osorio’s new-found social eminence is impressive. On Monday, he and wife Ana held court at the Chelsea Flower Show’s exclusive preview.

Green pays £25m to his wife for a loan used to fund the takeover of collapsed department store BHS

Today

Taveta Investments, which is the holding company for Green's Arcadia Group, made £20m in offshore payments to Lady Green in the year to August 26, plus a further £5m in interest.

How on earth has BT chief earned a £1 million pay rise?

Today

The amount the 50-year-old took home leapt 72 per cent higher in the last financial year, including an annual bonus of £1.3m and pension contributions of nearly £300,000.

Now Netflix overtakes Disney to become the biggest media firm in America

Today

In a symbolic moment, the Silicon Valley firm overtook its Hollywood rival as investors continued to buy its stock. It comes as a major showdown between the two looms.

IN THE MONEY: Boohoo Finance director Neil Catto, 51, was paid £2.9m last year

Today

The finance director of online fashion retailer Boohoo was paid £2.9m last year – almost twice as much as the sum received by the two chief executives combined.

FIRED: City banker who lead extremist anti-immigration group

Today

Tom Dupre, 23, has been dismissed by Standard Chartered over potential damage to its reputation. His role with Generation Identity was flagged up by campaigners Hope not Hate.

London's Deutsche Bank to slash 7,000 jobs to control costs

Today

The German bank said it will cut its global workforce from 97,000 to 'well below' 90,000. Headcount in the stocks trading business will ultimately be reduced by about 25 per cent.

VW owners have until 26 October to claim for dieselgate compensation

Today

Owners of affected Volkswagen group vehicles just over 150 days to make a claim that lawyers claim could result in compensation of up to 100 per cent of the car's purchase price.

Warning over 'money flipping' Ponzi schemes on social media websites

Today

EXCLUSIVE: Social media users in Britain are being tempted by Ponzi schemes promising to make them large amounts of quick money, we can reveal.

Get a no claims discount for your HOME insurance policy and knock up to 50% off your bills 

Today

Building up a no-claims period for your car insurance to get a discount is nothing new - but it's a little known fact that some insurers will let you do this on your home cover too.

The FTSE 100 rocketed 14% to hit record highs, is it time to buy?

Today

There’s certainly an element where the UK stock market’s previously unloved status has drawn in some contrarian investors, but the main driving force has been the pound taking a tumble.

Can my ex-wife and I split a pension 10 years on from our divorce?

Today

We agreed to a split of assets but unfortunately did not tackle my pension and I now wish to rectify this amicably. Lawyer Tracey Moloney of Co-op Legal Services (pictured) explains what to do.

Is it possible to get equity release on a buy-to-let property?

Today

I'm a landlord who needs some cash to fund some home improvements. Is it possible to get equity release on a buy-to-let property I own?

Opportunities to profit for investors: From gold and oil shares to India

Today

Tom Becket, of Psigma IM, explains why he believes investors need to divide their thinking into short and long-term opportunities - and gives us three examples.

B&Q hit by the Beast from the East as sales plunge

Today

Sales at DIY retailer B&Q were hit by the Beast from the East in the first three months of the year after it was forced to close stores in the face of extreme weather.

How fast do I really need my broadband speeds to be?

Today

How fast do I really need my broadband speeds to be? We only use our connection to browse the internet, watch movies and download music, will we ever really make use of 100Mbps+ speeds?