Fraudsters have compiled a database of nearly 200,000 people - with an average age of 74 - on so-called "suckers lists".
The potential victims have been identified by trading standards teams investigating fraudulent mail, the BBC reports. Nearly 11,000 of them have lost money already, being tricked out of an average of...
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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