Ministers ‘betraying British businesses’ over lending scandals

Small businesses and MPs say banks must be regulated to avoid further scandalsThe government has been accused of caving to big banks and setting the scene for another financial scandal after refusing to heed calls by the influential Treasury select com…

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Bitcoin could be overseen by UK’s financial regulator

Treasury presses for FCA to regulate cryptocurrencies to protect consumersThe UK government has said it stands ready to empower Britain’s financial regulator to oversee all cryptocurrency assets, after a warning from MPs that bitcoin and other cryptocu…

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RBS and Barclays asked to explain ‘addition to litany of IT failures’

Treasury committee head calls for compensation for customers after latest glitchesThe head of the powerful Treasury committee, Nicky Morgan MP, is demanding answers from RBS and Barclays – and compensation for customers – after technical failures left …

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