Tags: Interest

PwC welcomes new graduates, after seeing highest levels of interest for student programmes

Voted the top graduate employer for a record-breaking ninth consecutive year, PwC is welcoming the last of the 1,200 new graduate joiners through its doors this October. With over 22,000 applications received for graduate roles starting this year, the aspiring accountants faced stiff competition to secure their place. Across all student programmes, the firm received…

Interest rates on Green Deal could scare small businesses

According to a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), small companies could be drawn away from the Green Deal, which officially opens on today (1 October). The report says any potential cost savings are likely to be consumed by rising energy bills, which are to be driven by a number of upcoming…

Businesses miss out over 3 million in interest on cash deposits

New research from Investec Bank (‘Investec’) reveals that 37% of businesses with an annual turnover of £1 million or more have a staggering £21.34 billion in deposit accounts paying less than 0.5% Gross AER4. Investec estimates5 that if they switched this money to better paying accounts, collectively they could receive over £373.43 million in extra…