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Barclays has been fined £8.4 million by the payments industry watchdog for failing to be transparent with retailers about the fees they were being charged to use its card services. The Payments Systems Regulator (PSR) said the FTSE 100 bank had

Ministers have called on Britain’s biggest rail union to be “altruistic” and suspend strike action over Christmas and new year amid warnings that it will cost the economy more than £1.7 billion. The RMT union is planning eight days of strikes

ToDate, a ‘same day’ dating app which prioritises secure online dating, has launched in the UK. All users that sign up for ToDate have to be fully ID verified and approved via AWS photo recognition software, which eliminates catfishing and boosts

Proposed Labour plans to help small businesses get their unpaid invoices paid on time is “exactly what the UK’s 5.5m SMEs need”, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). As it stands, more than £20bn in unpaid invoices are outstanding

Decentralized applications (dApps) are growing in number thanks to the mainstream breakthrough of blockchain technology, which happened on the back of the 2021 NFT boom. DApps are powered by smart contracts and are the future of the internet, which is often

Ofcom has appointed a former executive from Google to oversee its new role as regulator for online safety, ahead of new laws to police the internet which are due to be introduced in the UK next spring. Gill Whitehead was a

Ministers will make it harder for new properties to be turned into holiday homes under plans to see off a Tory rebellion on planning rules. Michael Gove, the housing secretary, is in talks with a group of up to 60 Conservative