Pensioner William Batchelor came to Gladstone Brookes for help in reclaiming some possible PPI he thought he might have had on several agreements.
But claims sent to both Halifax and Lloyds from the information he was able to provide revealed there was no PPI attached to any of them.Read More
Carer Christine Langley wasn’t sure whether or not to make a claim for PPI which she may have been mis-sold on her HSBC loans.
“I kept seeing the Gladstone Brookes advert on TV and kept wondering should I or shouldn’t I? I knew I had PPI on at least some of the loans and it was my sister who finally persuaded me to pick up the phone and start the claim,” she said.Read More
Three top lenders are now offering cash-strapped buyers a helping hand by offering mortgages with just a 5% deposit.
Nationwide, Santander and Yorkshire Building Society all have 5% deposit mortgages on offer which removes the need for first time buyers to access the government’s Help To Buy scheme.Read More
Five successful claims against Lloyds Bank and MBNA have netted former production manager John Morton just over £21,000± – and there’s the possibility of still more to come for him and wife Maureen.
The couple had been thinking of making a claim for mis-sold PPI for some time, but Maureen was worried there might be a lot of hassle involved.Read More
New figures from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) show that Britain’s banks paid out another £327.9 million for mis-sold PPI in July.
That maintains the average £⅓ billion increase each month over the last year and brings the overall total paid out since January 2011 to £20.8 billionRead More
An influential British MP has claimed the Foreign Office should lobby the US government to get them to scrap a £5 billion ($8 billion) fine facing Royal Bank Of Scotland (RBS).
Jacob Rees-Mogg, a high profile member of the Treasury Select Committee, says Britain’s diplomats should be trying to get the US financial regulators to stop the litigation against the bank.Read More
Britain’s high street banks are battening down the hatches as they wait for regulators to decide how hard the Plevin case on PPI mis-selling is going to hit them.
A key figure in the UK housing market has branded it as ‘dysfunctional’ and claims just building more homes will fail to fix it.
Bob Pannell, chief economist at the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), described the market as ‘sluggish’ and argued sales levels were no higher than they had been in the mid 1990s.Read More
The Co-operative Group has warned that increased investment means profits for 2015 will be lower than last year.
The announcement came in spite of a pre-tax profit of £36 million for the first half of the year, compared to a £9 million loss for the same period last year.Read More
Experts are predicting that state pension age will continue to rise to 70 over the next 35 years as people continue to live longer.
Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown that over the last century life expectancy has increased by nearly three years each decade.Read More