Despite almost three-quarters (73%) of self-employed people taking guidance from financial advisers, they are still falling behind the rest of the UK population in saving for retirement, the latest Scottish Widows Workplace Pensions Report has found.
At the same time, research from think-tank Resolution Foundation has found the earnings of the UK's self-employed are lower than they were two decades ago. This group now makes up one in seven of the UK's...
Investors have largely avoided financials over the past 10 years, with the share prices of US and European banks having largely stood still relative to broader markets since 2007. But while banks won't return to their record valuations any time soon (and...
Steps already taken
Increasingly diverse sector
First of planned acquisitions
Feedback from first year