We divorced amicably a decade ago, but didn't get round to splitting my pension - can we do it now?

My ex-wife and I divorced more than 10 years ago and it was amicable. We agreed to a split of assets but unfortunately did not tackle my pension accrued up till we separated and I now wish to rectify this amicably. At the time we didn't have a court order ...

FTSE CLOSE: Retail sales bounce back; Deutsche Bank to slash 7,000 jobs; B&Q owner Kingfisher battered by Beast from the East; pound at $1.34

Germany based multinational bank Deutsche Bank has revealed plans for 7000 job cuts. The bank has been facing difficulties for some time and has decided a radical restructure is needed to change its fortunes. Elsewhere Kingfisher has been hit by the ...

Pensioners set to rack up £86billion in debt by the end of the year - more than double the level of five years ago

Pensioners are forecast to have amassed a total of £86billion in debt by the end of the year, up by £35billion from just five years ago, research suggests. And worrying data from the Centre for Economics and Business Research indicates that the rate at ...

MINOR INVESTOR: The FTSE 100 rocketed 14% in two months to hit record highs, so is it time to buy 'unloved' UK shares?

A FTSE 100 record high is still a curious phenomenon for those who spent 15 long years waiting for the London stock market to match its dot com peak. After notching up a close of 6,930.2 as investors downed tools to celebrate the millennium on 31 December ...

The trick insurers keep quiet about that could knock 50% off your home insurance: You can get a no-claims discount on your house too!

Building up a no-claims period for your car insurance to get a discount is nothing new - but it's a little known fact that some insurers will let you do this on your home cover too. Out of 422 home insurance policies on the market, 100 will offer a no ...

At least ten dead after police fire at protesters calling for closure of Indian copper plant owned by one of UK’s richest men

At least ten people died after police fired at activists demanding closure of a copper plant run by a firm owned by one of the UK’s richest men. Demonstrations turned violent on Tuesday around Vedanta Resources’ Sterlite copper smelting plant in ...

B&Q hit by Beast from the East as cold snap and weak consumer confidence get blamed for plunging sales

Sales at DIY retailer B&Q were hit by the Beast from the East in the first three months of the year after it was forced to close stores in the face of extreme weather. Figures from its parent company, Kingfisher, show that like-for-like sales in the three ...

The M&S fightback starts here: Brutally frank chairman lays bare catalogue of failings at his own stores

Marks & Spencer confessed to being expensive, out of touch, too bureaucratic and having a clunky website as bosses plotted a turnaround. It has vowed to win back customers after months of brutal cuts and a fundamental overhaul of the business combined with ...

ALEX BRUMMER: Marks & Spencer's duo of chairman Archie Norman and chief exec Steve Rowe run out of time

Much of Marks & Spencer’s recent investment, including the much vaunted Castle Donington warehouse and the carefully crafted website, has failed to produce the transformation it had promised. So let’s start again. The zig-zags have been expensive for ...