Chris Murphy (Development Officer) and Katie Griffiths (Scheme Manager) receive the £400 donation from Becky Scully (centre)
Home-Start Warrington is our first charity of the month for 2018 and was nominated by Becky Scully.
The charity works with disadvantaged children and young families in Warrington, supporting them to be healthy, stay safe, be happy, make a positive contribution to society and achieve economic well-being.
A pair of influential MPs has warned Barclays Bank that they should not shut down a compensation fund for the mis-selling of ‘debt waiver’ products.
The bank is due to appear in the High Court in February after being challenged over halting payments of compensation over the potential mis-selling of payment break plans (PBP) to tens of thousands of credit card holders.Read More
The government plans to give away up to £330 million locked in dormant bank accounts to a range of good causes, including helping consumers with problem debt.
The charity bank raid was launched by ministers to recover cash lodged in dormant accounts from both banks and building societies across the country. The money is collected by The Reclaim Fund and handed over for distribution.Read More
Company director Richard from the West Country had heard all about PPI and the possibility the compensation available if the policies had been mis-sold, but he never did anything about it.
“If I’m honest about it there was a mixture of laziness and a lack of knowledge about how to go about it,” he said.Read More
Britain’s high street banks shed almost a thousand branches in 2017.
Royal Bank Of Scotland (RBS (which also includes Natwest) announced they would be closing 471, more than a third of their network. Lloyds Banking Group (which also includes Halifax and Bank Of Scotland) earmarked 250 for closure. Barclays closed 98 and HSBC announced that 129 will have to go.Read More
Royal Bank Of Scotland (RBS) has agreed another $125 million payout in America for the mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities.
The payment of £92.5 million will be made to two large California pension funds who claimed their members lost millions of dollars in the sale of the securities which were at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis in America.Read More