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Why climate change could damage your pension

Today

If the war to save the planet is going to be won, then the victory is more likely to be achieved by pin-striped executives in boardrooms than by a bunch of yogic hippies.

The new hybrid Toyota Camry helps keep your complexion fresh with a cunning air purification system

Today

Toyota's new Camry saloon will return to the roads this summer after a gap of 15 years. It has a special air purification system that provides fresh in-car air.

Number of homes 'earning' more than owners falls, says Halifax   

Today

Homeowners in many parts of the country have previously seen the value of their property increase by more than the amount they can earn by going to work. But this is no longer the case in many places.

Ethical funds that make big firms change for the better

Today

For savers who want to bring about change in a more pragmatic way and don't fancy bringing London to a standstill, investing wisely could be the answer.

Ethical mobile operator the Phone Co-op proves popular

Today

The Phone Co-op joined the Midcounties Co-Operative in June 2018, the largest consumer co-operative in the country, which is also responsible for many other businesses.

Is that tax refund text or email genuinely from HMRC, or a scam?

Today

Young adults who are unfamiliar with the tax system are prime targets for fraudsters luring them with bogus refunds via text message, warn HMRC officials.

ALEX BRUMMER: Halting HS2 because of Crossrail would be nimbyism disguised as zero budgeting

Today

The Crossrail delays and overspend are hugely disappointing. Europe's biggest and most complex construction project was due to be up and running last December but could now be delayed until 2021.

RBS braced for battle over boss Ross McEwan's £350,000 pension

Today

The boss of taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland is facing an investor rebellion next week amid outrage over huge pension payments for chief executives.

Homebuyers with deposits as low as 5% now have a choice of 405 different mortgages, research reveals

Today

Research by Moneyfacts found that the number of mortgage deals available had shot up from just three a decade ago. It suggests banks are desperate to attract first time buyers with little cash.

We have NOT reached 'peak gin' claims Brockmans boss who says there's years more 'Ginnovation' yet

Yesterday

The UK is in the midst of a 'ginaissance'. In fact, more gin was sold in the summer last year than the summers of 2014 and 2015 combined, according to tonic maker Fever-Tree.

Idyllic corner of Kent under threat as property mogul reveals plan for nearly 4,000 new homes

Yesterday

Kent Property developer Mark Quinn harbours ambitions to build a new town, complete with shops, schools and restaurants, on land that sits between the villages of Finglesham, Ham and Northbourne.

Pound pops after UK retail sales smash City expectations thanks to shoppers splashing out on food

Yesterday

The month-on-month bounce, driven predominantly by food stores, was a big beat on the 0.3 per cent drop expected by the City.

Breadline Britain: New figures show the full extent of the UK's payday loan addiction

Yesterday

New data has revealed the full extent of the country's payday loan usage, totalling £1.2billion of debt in 2018 - the equivalent of £18.17 for every man, woman and child in the country.

What are the best ethical savings accounts available in Britain?

Yesterday

As anyone trying to get across Waterloo Bridge this week has found out, going green is in the headlines again. But if you're interested, what providers put your money to 'good' use?

Holidaymakers are being 'ripped off' for foreign currency with firms offering 16% below market rate

Thursday

UK currency firms were accused last night of cashing in on the Bank Holiday rush after offering the worst exchange rate on record. The pound was valued at less than the euro by the firms.

Is Britain's £73billion credit card bubble about to burst?

Thursday

More than one in five credit card firms saw an increase in defaults in the first three months of 2019 – the highest rate for two years, the Bank of England revealed.

Rentokil's acquisition spree pays off with an 8.9% rise in revenue to £603.6m

Thursday

Rentokil Initial has reiterated plans to spend heavily on acquisitions, after a boost from buying sprees in the first quarter. It reported an 8.9 per cent rise in revenue to £603.6 million.

ALEX BRUMMER: Technology is the answer to UK growth

Thursday

Instead of holding back on investment, managements may soon be forced to rethink an approach to expansion that doesn't simply rely on the supply of labour.

MARKET REPORT: Online lending platform Funding Circle is back on track with £3.4bn worth of loans

Thursday

Shares climbed 5 per cent, or 15.5p, to 326p, providing some relief for shareholders who have lost out since the stock was listed in London at 440p in October.

Provident Financial deal sparks a £45m fees bonanza

Thursday

The staggering fees are equal to over a quarter of the £154 million value of Non-Standard Finance (NSF), which is trying to buy its much larger rival, the Provvy.