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PPI News – PPI total payout heading for £37 billion

PPI total payout heading for £37 billion

Official figures just released show that in the month of the PPI claims deadline Britain’s banks paid out £391.6 million in fresh compensation for mis-sold policies.

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‘Modern slavery’ used for doorstep scams

‘Modern slavery’ used for doorstep scams

A government agency has linked ‘modern slavery’ gangs to a wave of doorstep scams sweeping the country.

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200,000 Brits in for a £3 billion Swiss bank share-out?

200,000 Brits in for a £3 billion Swiss bank share-out?

Up to 200,000 British investors could be in for a share of £3 billion from a number of Swiss banks but will lose their chance if they don’t make a claim before the end of the year.

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NatWest tops the list for bank fraud

NatWest tops the list for bank fraud

NatWest has become the most complained about bank for fraud as the overall level of fraud continues to rise with 84,000 people losing money in 2018.

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PPI – Are you sure you’ve reclaimed ALL of it?

Are you sure you’ve reclaimed ALL your PPI?

Experts believe consumers could be missing out on millions of pounds in PPI compensation even though they may have already submitted a successful claim.

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Lloyds IT problems hit thousands of accounts

Lloyds IT problems hit thousands of accounts

Hundreds of thousands of customers of Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) have found themselves unable to make payments from their online accounts due to a computer glitch.

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Santander to close 140 branches

Santander to close 140 branches

Spanish-owned bank Santander has announced the closure of 140 of its UK branches, putting 1,270 jobs at risk.

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2019 Financial dates for your diary

Financial dates for your 2019 diary

A lot is due to happen in 2019 – not least the PPI claims deadline on August 29th – covering everything from how much tax you’re charged, what you’re paid in benefits and how to switch mobile phone providers.

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Problems for online Christmas shoppers?

Problems for online Christmas shoppers?

New security measures being introduced by banks could give online shoppers problems in the run-up to Christmas.

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Ofcom says mobile charges ‘unacceptable’

Ofcom says mobile charges ‘unacceptable’

Britain’s telecoms regulator has told the mobile phone industry that the way some firms are doing business is ‘unacceptable’ and has to change.

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