China to reward troops with cryptocurrency bonuses

CHINESE military chiefs are considering rewarding troops with cryptocurrency. Soldiers executing their duties with merit could have crypto added into special digital wallets, while those who underperform may even have assets removed. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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By James Mackanzie On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD steady UK retail sales fall unexpectedly in October

The pound US dollar exchange rate is holding steady today, with the pairing currently trading around $ 1.284 after UK retail sales growth came in at -0.1 percent in October due to pre-Brexit concerns and easing More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Launch of the Administrative Sanctions Guidance – Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct

Address by Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct at the launch of the Administrative Sanctions Guidance, Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin. Introduction Good morning everyone! I am delighted to welcome More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Not yet state pension age? How to check if you can still get a free bus pass

STATE PENSION age has been changing in recent years, and the age at which a person is able to apply for an older person’s bus pass in England is when one reaches the female state pension age – whether they’re More...

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Central Bank launches guidance on enforcement sanctions

Guidance will provide greater clarity on the Central Bank’s approach to enforcement sanctioning factors Guidance seeks to promote an improved culture of compliance in firms by clarifying the behaviours which More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Universal Credit changes: New checks in place to combat scams – how could it affect you?

UNIVERSAL CREDIT changes were brought in earlier this year in a bid to crack down on benefit fraudsters, after the scammers targeted vulnerable people and attempted to convince them to share personal details under More...

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Inheritance Tax rates: Expert reveals a ‘useful way of reducing your Inheritance Tax bill’

INHERITANCE TAX is a tax on the estate of a deceased person’s threshold, which exceeds a certain threshold. What is the standard Inheritance Tax rate? It may be possible to benefit from a reduced Inheritance More...

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PIP claim: Charity urges change to Personal Independence Payment assessment process

PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT is a payment which a person may get in order to help with some of the extra costs they may face if they have a long term ill-health or disability. Today, a charity has announced it More...

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Perspectives on the Irish Housing Market – the past five years – Deputy Governor Sharon Donnery

Speech delivered to second annual ESRI/Department of Housing conference on the Irish housing and mortgage market Introduction Good morning, it is a pleasure to address the second annual conference on the Irish More...

By James Mackanzie On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD flat as US inflation rebounds

THE pound was left flat against the US dollar today as US inflation rose, leaving the pairing trading around $ 1.283. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...