Average UK Household Spending £10416 Per year on Rent

New figures from FindaProperty.com have revealed that UK households are spending an average of 28% of their take-home income on rent, rising to 71% in London.

Britons Confidence in Housing Market Rising

Britons are becoming increasingly confident in the outlook for the housing market, according to the latest Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker.

UK Economy Has Re-Entered Recession

The UK economy has re-entered recession after shrinking by 0.2% in the first quarter of 2012.

ONS: UK Unemployment Rates Drop

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics has revealed that UK unemployment rates have fallen for the first time since last spring.

Financial Problems Start at £14,416

The latest financial safety net report from Bright Grey has revealed that Britons only consider themselves to have a serious financial problem when they reach a debt level of £14,416.

Growth in UK Services Sector

A new survey has suggested that the UK’s services sector grew during March with an increase in the amount of jobs created.

15m Brits Taking a Risk With No Protection Cover

Three in ten of UK adults are uninsured against events such as death, critical illness and redundancy, report Unbiased.co.uk.

FSA Publishes Review Into Investment Bank Corruption

The Financial Services Authority today publishes the findings of its thematic review into anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls in investment banks.

Retirees Sitting on £96.41bn of Personal Debts

New research from retirement income specialist MGM Advantage reveals that the average retired person has £8,180 of personal debt, collectively equating to a staggering £96.41bn.

Councils encouraged to utilise Debt Collection Agencies

Local councils are being urged to utilise private debt collection agencies due to high volumes of debt being written off.