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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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PPI over and done with? No way!

PPI over and done with? No way!

PPI? Surely that’s all over and done with – and anyway isn’t the deadline for claims in just a few weeks?

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Mastercard to face £14 billion compensation threat again

Mastercard to face £14 billion compensation threat again

A surprise decision by the Court Of Appeal in London means Mastercard will have to face the threat of £14 billion in compensation claims which it thought it had escaped two years ago.

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Rebuilding trust in RBS could take 10 years

Rebuilding trust in RBS could take 10 years

Royal Bank Of Scotland (RBS) chief executive Ross McEwan has admitted it could take up to 10 years for the bank to restore trust in its reputation after it came joint bottom in a customer satisfaction survey.

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Who tops the £32.2 billion PPI leaderboard?

Who tops the £32.2 billion PPI leaderboard?

The figures surrounding what is probably the biggest ever financial scandal ever to hit the UK are truly mind-boggling.

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RBS boss warns a bad Brexit could trigger a recession

RBS boss warns a bad Brexit could trigger a recession

One of Britain’s top bank bosses has warned that a bad Brexit could tip the country’s economy back into recession.

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Tesco Bank fined £16.4 million over cyber attack

Tesco Bank fined £16.4 million over cyber attack

Britain’s financial regulator has fined Tesco Bank £16.4 million over a cyber attack in 2016 which cost its customers £2.26 million in the first penalty of its kind.

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Ofcom says mobile charges ‘unacceptable’

Ofcom says mobile charges ‘unacceptable’

Britain’s telecoms regulator has told the mobile phone industry that the way some firms are doing business is ‘unacceptable’ and has to change.

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Scammers rip off bank customers for £½ billion

Scammers rip off bank customers for £½ billion

British banking customers have been ripped off by fraudsters for more than £½ billion in the first half of 2018.

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Average UK household spent almost £800 on Christmas last year

Average UK household spent almost £800 on Christmas last year

Figures from the Centre for Retail Research revealed that in 2015, the typical UK household spent just under £800 on Christmas to cover things like gifts, food & drink, travel and decorations.

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