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PPI NEWS – NOVEMBER 2019

PPI NEWS – NOVEMBER 2019

Three months after the PPI claims deadline on August 29th, financial firms are still increasing the amount of cash they have set aside to pay successful PPI claims.

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PPI NEWS – GB TOP 20 PAYOUTS FOR NOVEMBER

GB TOP 20 PAYOUTS FOR NOVEMBER

Gladstone Brookes was able to hand over 20 early Christmas surprises to our clients totalling more than £625,000±.

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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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