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The Banker Who Found God

Nearly a decade after Iain May left banking, the minister of South Leith Parish Church decided that it was time to put his financial know-how to good use. It’s easy to imagine May, broad-shouldered, welcoming and sociable, in more corporate surroundings. But in his blue shirt and white minister’s collar, he seems perfectly at home in the church halls of…

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Google Bans PayDay Lender Adverts

Google has announced plans to ban ads from so-called payday lenders, in a move the company hopes will limit what it calls a "harmful" industry. The search giant plans to stop allowing ads for loans due within 60 days or with an interest rate of 36% or higher. Google's director of product policy David Graff said: "Our hope is that…

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