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Andrew Verity
BBC economics correspondent. Should mean I'm corresponding with everyone. If you know something others should know, get in touch. Views mine: facts, everyone's.
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Andrew Verity Sep 26
HBOS banker Lynden Scourfield set up slush company to launder the proceeds of a corrupt relationship with David Mills, prosecutors said
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Andrew Verity Sep 26
The Crown says £28m went through the personal accounts of Mills and his wife. Mr Scourfield's gifts included cash and prostitutes
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Andrew Verity Sep 26
The 'turnaround consultants', Quayside Corporate Services, run by David Mills, had a corrupt relationship with the bank, prosecutors allege
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Andrew Verity Sep 26
1/2 Lynden Scourfield, lead director of the HBOS 'impaired assets' division, made small business customers hire 'turnaround consultants'...
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Andrew Verity Sep 26
A corrupt HBOS banker got 'huge rewards' including cash, gifts, luxurious holidays and sex with 'high class escorts', a court heard today.
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Andrew Verity Sep 23
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Mark Melin Sep 22
Wells Fargo employees say whistleblowers were retaliated against when they reported wrongdoing CNNMoney good article
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Noble Francis Sep 21
LT perspective: UK residential property transactions in August 6.1% lower than a year ago & 35% lower than peak (exc April stamp duty spike)
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Gavin Boyd Sep 17
Down with the dismal concepts of meritocracy and aspiration | Letters
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Reuters Top News Sep 15
Deutsche Bank says U.S. DoJ asks it to pay $14 billion to settle mortgages case
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Andrew Verity Sep 15
expectation of many is cut in official rate to 0.1% ish in November
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Andrew Verity Sep 15
BoE says majority of MPC want to cut interest rates again later this year. Emergency measures - but where's the evidence of an emergency?
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Andrew Verity Sep 15
Bank of England's MPC: "News on the near-term...economy had been slightly to the upside". Clearly not ready to say its forecasts were off
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Financial Times Sep 15
Bonuses paid in UK reach fresh record of £44bn
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
Of those who borrow to buy a home, median age is 39 (CML). However, that will exclude many older purchasers with no mortgage
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
Average household income of a home mover is £55,000 (CML). Average household income is £25,600 (ONS 2014/15). House moving: a minority sport
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
Lending for house purchase was down 13% month on month and 12% year on year - and buytolet lending down 21% (Council of Mortgage Lenders)
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Bloomberg Sep 13
British government bonds are now leading the global debt-market selloff
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Dan Wilson Craw Sep 13
House prices up 0.4% in July. Another broken Brexit promise
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Andrew Verity Sep 13
You can see inflation driven by weak £ feeding through in the price of raw materials for producers - up 7.6% in the year to August (ONS)
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