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Andrew Verity
BBC economics correspondent. Should mean I'm corresponding with everyone: get in touch. Views mine: facts, everyone's.
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Matt Whittaker Jan 10
And typical incomes among working-age households still not back to pre-crisis levels. Flat last year, while pensioner incomes rose strongly
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ResolutionFoundation Jan 10
2015-16 saw strong income growth for poorest working age households, weak in the middle and falling at the top. Welcome fall in inequality
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Andrew Verity Jan 3
the global restructuring group of RBS
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Andrew Verity Jan 3
If you've come up against GRG and are willing to speak about it on the radio, message me; there's an opportunity
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Andrew Verity Dec 26
This is truly important because so much policy is based on the idea that the vast majority are homeowners:
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Danny Blanchflower Dec 26
just been on pointing out Lord King not credible as he missed Northern Rock; The Great Recession; RBS failure; & recommended austerity!
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Vedanta Hedging Dec 21
RBS wins swap mis-selling / LIBOR manipulation case against PAG. Likely to appeal, and likely to be case specific reasons etc. Interesting!
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Andrew Verity Dec 21
Central government spending is UP, not down, in the financial year to date compared to the same period last yr, at £465.3bn (ONS)
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Andrew Verity Dec 21
Public sector borrowing in November was £12.6bn - slightly above expectations of £12.2bn (ONS)
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Andrew Verity Dec 15
"The human cost of this. The hours of grief, hours of anguish and the lives that have been lost...that is the problem" – Calum McCaig MP
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Andrew Verity Dec 15
"It is wholly appropriate to describe some of this behaviour as [banks] 'pillaging' these companies" - Steve Baker MP
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Andrew Verity Dec 15
"Let us never ever forget that people have committed suicide as a result of the actions of the banks." - MP
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Andrew Verity Dec 15
RBS apology re GRG "too little too late". Compensation scheme won't help business owners who've lost their livelihood - Michelle Thomson MP
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Andrew Verity Dec 15
RBS had "arrogant and cavalier" disregard for ex employee who blew whistle on sharp practices at the bank - Norman Lamb MP
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Andrew Verity Dec 15
"Small businesses have lost everything they have worked for due to sharp practices of the bank...and they cannot achieve justice" - Lamb
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Andrew Verity Dec 15
"A significant injustice for very many people. It wd be intolerable if this injustice were to go unmet" - Norman Lamb MP re SMEs and banks
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APPG Banking Dec 15
quoting Andrew Bailey who supports idea of tribunal system for financial dispute rather than ad-hoc schemes
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APPG Banking Dec 15
Today's debate in Commons will highlight inequality of arms between businesses and financial institutions in disputes. Some tragic stories.
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APPG Banking Dec 15
The FCA's attempts to change banking culture have failed. So what happens next?
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Bryan Roberts Dec 7
Sports Direct H1: pretax profits collapse by 57% due to devaluation of £ hitting gross margins and 'increasing investment in our people'
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