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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.

RBS – ‘We need to add more money to pay for PPI’

RBS - 'We need to add more money to pay for PPI'

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to add between £600 million and £900 million to its PPI pot because it fears it won’t have enough to pay out all of the successful claims against it.

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Lloyds and Barclays to add £3.4 billion extra for PPI?

Lloyds and Barclays to add £3.4 billion extra for PPI?

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) and Barclays have both announced they may have to add over £1.5 billion extra to their PPI provision to make sure they can pay out on a massive spike of complaints leading up to the claims deadline.

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PPI News – FCA fears another PPI-type scandal

FCA fears another PPI-type scandal

Britain’s financial regulator is worried that a new recession could provoke another PPI-type scandal with the banks feeling pressure on their main sources of income.

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PPI News – GB’s Top 20 payments for August 2019

GB’s Top 20 payments for August 2019

In the run-up to the deadline we continued to recover hundreds of thousands of pounds for our clients with the Top 20 payments totalling a massive £703,360.22.

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Banks swamped by last minute PPI claims

Banks swamped by last minute PPI claims

Britain’s banks were swamped by millions of last minute PPI claims before the deadline ran out at midnight on August 29th.

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PPI – The Beginning of the End?

PPI – The Beginning of the End?

Well, that’s it! The PPI saga is over and done with as the much heralded deadline passes into history.

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Over £1.5 billion fivers and tenners have vanished

Over £1.5 billion fivers and tenners have vanished

Are you sitting on a stash of old fivers and tenners? If so, the Bank Of England would like them back.

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PPI News – What happens when the PPI money runs out?

What happens when the PPI money runs out?

British economists are starting to voice concerns about what will happen when the PPI money runs out.

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PPI News – True cost of PPI may top £50 billion

True cost of PPI may top £50 billion

As tens of thousands of consumers rush to beat the PPI deadline, a new report claims the true cost of the scandal has already hit £48.5 billion and is continuing to grow.

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PPI News – 1 in 5 Brits ‘last minute’ on PPI

1 in 5 Brits ‘last minute’ on PPI

Almost 1 in 5 Brits who admitted to a new survey that they haven’t yet made a claim for possible mis-sold PPI have been urged to ‘Do It Now!’ before it’s too late by the country’s financial regulator.

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