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Is the FCA PPI awareness campaign working as it should?

Is the FCA PPI awareness campaign working as it should?

There is increasing speculation that the Arnie Schwarzenegger PPI claims campaign is not working as well as it should and there is a danger some people could miss out on compensation which is rightfully theirs.

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RBS to escape punishment over GRG

RBS to escape punishment over GRG

Royal Bank Of Scotland (RBS) is to escape punishment for the way it mistreated small businesses because Britain’s financial regulator has admitted its powers are ‘very limited.’

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Lloyds adds £1.15 billion for PPI in 2018

Lloyds adds £1.15 billion for PPI in 2018

The £460 million Lloyds has set aside for future PPI compensation in its half-year figures brings the total set aside for the year to £1.15 billion and raises the overall total to £19.225 billion.

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TSB computer meltdown cost £176 million

TSB computer meltdown cost £176 million

TSB’s computer meltdown earlier this year cost the bank £176 million and pushed it to a half year loss of £107.4 million.
The loss was sufficiently large to force its new Spanish owners, Banco Sabadell, to a reported three month loss of £123 million in June.

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Cerebral Palsy

CHARITY OF THE MONTH – Cerebral Palsy

This month’s charity is very personal for Lyndsey Byrne from Accounts who wanted our £400 donation to go to a charity devoted to helping people with cerebral palsy and disability.

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Banks could be forced to set a basic savings rate

Banks could be forced to set a basic savings rate

Britain’s banks and building societies could soon be forced to set a minimum basic interest rate on their savings accounts after the country’s regulator said it was concerned that consumers are getting poor returns on their money.

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FOS deny restructure failure

FOS deny restructure failure

Britain’s Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has denied that a re-structure in 2016 was a failure and affected staff morale.

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Barclays create 2,500 jobs in Glasgow

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Barclays Bank has just announced a massive investment in Glasgow which will create a new technology and functions hub and up to 2,500 jobs. The bank says the new project will play ‘a pivotal role’ in its ‘long term strategic priorities.’

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – CANCER RESEARCH

CHARITY OF THE MONTH – CANCER RESEARCH

For many of us the very word strikes fear into our heart. Cancer – a horrible disease in its many forms and a dreadful way to die.
There’s probably not a family in the land which has not been affected by it and it knows no boundaries – rich or poor, old or young.

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HBOS fraud report delayed until next year

HBOS fraud report delayed until next year

MPs have been told a report on an investigation into the alleged cover-up of a £1 billion HBOS fraud will be delayed until the second half of 2019.

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