Blog Category: News


All the latest news from the finance world, both UK and abroad. We keep an eye on all emerging stories which affect the general public.

PPI NEWS UPDATE – JANUARY 2019

PPI NEWS UPDATE – JANUARY 2019

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Twelve charities of Christmas – THE RESULTS

Twelve charities of Christmas – THE RESULTS

Our 12 Charities of Christmas competition was a huge success with entries from 83 from Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside who between them generated an amazing 37,527 votes

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Are you owed a share of £77 billion?

Are you owed a share of £77 billion?

Could you be owed a share of billions of pounds of ‘lost’ money which is lying around just waiting to be claimed?

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New Year resolutions still going strong?

New Year resolutions still going strong?

We do it every year between Christmas and New Year when we start to consider what the next 12 months will be like and what we can do to make life better for ourselves.

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FCA to ban “Rip-off” overdraft fees

‘Rip-off’ overdraft fees to be banned by FCA

Britain’s financial regulator – the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – has announced proposals to ban ‘rip-off’ fees for unarranged overdrafts in a crackdown on the way banks levy their charges.

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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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Santander fined £32.8 million over ‘flawed’ bereavement services

Santander fined £32.8 million over ‘flawed’ bereavement services

Britain’s financial regulator has fined Santander £32.8 million for failings in its ‘flawed’ probate and bereavement services.

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Cold call loophole finally closed with £½ million fines

Cold call loophole finally closed with £½ million fines

Directors of firms who cold call consumers now face fines of up to £½ million under new rules from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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PPI NEWS UPDATE – DECEMBER 2018

PPI NEWS UPDATE – DECEMBER 2018

PPI compensation breaks the £33 billion barrier

The total amount of compensation paid for the mis-selling of PPI by Britain’s financial industry has broken the £33 billion barrier.

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Britain’s banks pass ‘disorderly Brexit’ test

Britain’s banks pass ‘disorderly Brexit’ test

Seven of Britain’s high street banks and building societies have passed the latest Bank Of England stress test and proved they have the resources to survive a ‘disorderly Brexit’ scenario should it happen.

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