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Bitcoin price rises over $5000 amid warnings of a cryptocurrency bubble

The price of bitcoin has risen above $5000 and is now more valuable than gold, generating warnings of a possible cryptocurrency bubble
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Changing regulatory rules in financial institutions

Jean Noël Georges at Frost & Sullivan explains how RegTech providers can aid financial service organisations in meeting changing regulatory rules
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Dubai launches world’s first state cryptocurrency

The local government of Dubai has launched emCash, the world's first state cryptocurrency, which will be available to all UAE citizens
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Bank of England says interest rates could rise as soon as November

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said that interest rates could rise as soon as November and admitted fears over household debt
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Cryptocurrency jobs double over the last six months

The number of cryptocurrency jobs has doubled over the last six months as companies seek out employees who understand digital money
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Public inquiry needed into debt crisis, insist senior MPs

Senior MPs have urged the government to open up a public inquiry into the £200 billion worth of debt burdening households across the country Two...
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Pound value against the dollar highest since Brexit vote

The pound has reached its highest value against the dollar since the Brexit vote sent its value plummeting, with speculation it could rise in coming months
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Cryptocurrency prices crash as China cracks down on Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency prices have dropped dramatically as rumours spread that China will become the first country to begin cracking down on Bitcoin 
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Credit card companies extend limits for those with debt

A charity has claimed that major credit card companies have been automatically extending credit card limits for those already burdened by debt
May pledges £2bn research and development investment

UK companies to be required by law to release pay ratios

Under a new law, UK companies will be required to release pay ratio difference between CEOs and the average employee in a bid to increase transparency

A new contactless payment solution for public transit

Contactless payment is benefiting Canadian transport systems, explains Louis-Martin Fournier, Product Manager at the Desjardins Group
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Imec start-up incubation for digital entrepreneurs

For those looking to kick-start their tech business, this imec start-up incubation programme offers support with coaching, facilities and funding Imec.istart is an imec business...

Is cryptocurrency the new digital phenomenon?

Open Access Government looks at new digital technologies such as blockchain and bitcoin and highlights cryptocurrency and where it may go in the future Cryptocurrency...

Budget Commissioner warns Brexit will led to “small cuts”

The EU’s budget will have to be scaled back after Brexit, says European Commission Budget Chief Günther Oettinger

How does the pension world look in 2017?

Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s Graham Vidler shares his expectations for the pension world in 2017 and the next generation of pensioners
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Judges rule long-term partner can claim public sector pension

A Northern Ireland woman has won a Supreme Court legal battle that is likely to improve the rights of unmarried couples over their public...
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Nottinghamshire County Council reopens £6m growth fund

Businesses have been invited to bid for a share of a £6m growth fund to expand their operations when the council reopens it next week
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Public sector pay to fall by thousands of pounds in real terms

The TUC has issued a warning that public sector pay is set to see a real terms drop by 2020 if the one per cent wage cap is enforced
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Majority of SMEs forced to write off unpaid debts

New research shows three in four SMEs' unpaid debts have to be written off, threatening their growth and the jobs of their employees According to...
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Automatic enrolment contributions need to increase, say PLSA

New research from the PLSA suggests automatic enrolment contributions should be increased further to ensure pensions meet their target replacement rate The Pensions and Lifetime...

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