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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.

How safe is your mobile banking?

How safe is your mobile banking?

Cyber experts are warning consumers about a spoof mobile phone program which can steal your log-in details.

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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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PPI News – Can you imagine over £34 billion?

Can you imagine over £34 billion?

Have you ever thought what the figure £34.6 billion really means, other than it being the amount of money UK lenders have already paid out in PPI compensation

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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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PPI News – Virgin Money to take £450 hit for PPI

Virgin Money to take £450 hit for PPI

Virgin Money is expecting to take a £450 million hit for last minute PPI claims following its £1.7 billion takeover by the former Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG) last year.

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Thousands affected by new TSB IT crash

Thousands affected by new TSB IT crash

Thousands of TSB customers were left without access to their wages when the bank’s computer system crashed again.

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Brexit worries see rise in 10 year fixed mortgages

Brexit worries see rise in 10 year fixed mortgages

With borrowers worried about what might happen once the dust settles on the great Brexit debate, there has been a massive rise in the number of 10 year fixed mortgages available.

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Testing failures caused TSB IT meltdown

Testing failures caused TSB IT meltdown

The IT meltdown which locked 1.9 million TSB customers out of their accounts last year could have been prevented if the system was properly tested.

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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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PPI News – Co-op Bank takes £69 million PPI hit

Co-op Bank takes £69 million PPI hit

A £60 million PPI hit has dragged the Co-operative Bank deeper into the red with a £118.6 million loss for the three months to September this year.

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