Articles by Liam Tarry

NHS top-up fees row continues

Monday, 01 September 2008 | News

Scottish patients will learn this week whether or not they will continue to be excluded from state care if they choose to purchase drugs that are not available on the NHS.

Bradford & Bingley reveals losses

Monday, 01 September 2008 | News

Bradford & Bingley has reported a loss of £27 million in the first half of the year, as it struggles to deal with rising bad debts, mortgage fraud and high funding costs.

New mortgage approvals hit record low

Monday, 01 September 2008 | News

The number of new mortgages taken out in July fell to the lowest level since records began, the Bank of England has revealed.

Mobile users face charge to receive calls

Friday, 29 August 2008 | News

Mobile phone users may soon have to pay to receive calls as well as make them, under new proposals being considered by the communications watchdog Ofcom.

Cut the cost of entertainment

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 | Article

You can't have failed to notice the rising cost of food, fuel and utility bills, but you might have missed the fact that entertainment is also increasing in price.

Graduate with a First in student finance

Tuesday, 02 September 2008 | Blog | By Liam Tarry

With September literally around the corner, thousands of students will soon be leaving the safety of the nest and heading off to university to embark on three years or more of further study.

Beware the saving rate 'sting'

Thursday, 28 August 2008 | News

Savers have been warned not to be seduced by interest rates when shopping for an instant access account as many of the best deals come with severe restrictions.

Lloyds TSB launches 5% current account

Tuesday, 26 August 2008 | News

Lloyds TSB has launched a new fee-free current account paying 5% credit interest on balances as high as £7,000.

Economic woe as bad as the 1970s

Tuesday, 26 August 2008 | News

The deputy governor of the Bank of England, professor Charles Bean, has warned that Britain and the world are in the grip of the worst economic slowdown seen for almost 40 years - and expects the problem to drag on for the...

Bradford & Bingley’s rights issue snubbed

Monday, 18 August 2008 | News

Bradford & Bingley’s attempt to raise £400 million by selling new shares has been shunned by its shareholders, with only around 8% expected to take the troubled mortgage lender up on its offer.