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ICO – Trade in pensions info could be ‘the next PPI scandal’

ICO – Trade in pensions info could be ‘the next PPI scandal’

by Mike Birkett, 20/06/2018 ICO – Trade in pensions info could be ‘the next PPI scandal’ Britain’s data protection watchdog is warning that a new trade in people’s pension data could be ‘the next PPI scandal’. The warning follows a Daily Mail investigation which revealed some companies are prepared to sell personal financial details to […]

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PPI still the most complained about product – FCA

New figures from the UK financial regulator show PPI still topped the list of financial complaints in the second half of 2014. The overall figure show a slight decline from the first half of the year, but still accounted for 1,058,918 new claims from consumers who believe their PPI was mis-sold to them.

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Why are UK banks still getting their PPI sums wrong?

Unless you’ve been living on the dark side of the moon or been stuck in the wilds of the Australian outback for the last six years, you will be well aware of the multi-billion pound scandal surrounding the mis-selling of PPI by Britain’s leading banks. The sheer scale of the thing is immense, with a […]

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TSB agrees takeover by Spanish bank

Trustee Savings Bank (TSB) is to be sold to Spanish Bank Sabadell for £1.7 billion, less than a year after being floated on the UK stock market by Lloyds Banking Group (LBG). TSB is seen as one of the new ‘challenger banks’ set up to challenge the dominance of the big four UK high street […]

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Why PPI compensation could get more costly for UK banks

Paying PPI compensation could soon become more costly for UK banks because new rules will mean they can no longer claim it back on their taxes. Under existing rules, the banks are allowed to deduct the billions of pounds they are paying out for mis-sold PPI against their corporation tax bills.

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SUCCESS STORY – £24,272.62± and quicker than when I did it!

Engineering inspector Robert Reddington knew all about successful PPI claims before he came to Gladstone Brookes because he’d made one himself already. “I’d heard all about people getting money back for mis-sold PPI so I thought I’d have a go myself to see what happened.  I was successful, but it took me more than 16 […]

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Red Nose Day dance class

PE class changed into dance class for the pupils of St Gregory’s when Wolves Foundation Inclusion and Arts Manager Leah Biddle took over the weekly session for a Red Nose Day yoga and street dance class. Leah and staff from Gladstone Brookes started of the hour-long session with yoga floor exercises before switching to teaching […]

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Mis-sold pensions compensation could be worth £billions

Mis-sold pensions compensation could be worth £billions

Compensation for mis-sold pensions could run into billions of pounds say experts.

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH – The Newborn Appeal

GB has been given a massive thank you from this month’s nominated charity – The Newborn Appeal – for our donation of £690. Spokeswoman Nadia Alsafaar said: “This is so generous of you.  We couldn’t carry on doing the work we do here without the support of selfless donors like you so a massive thank […]

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A great trip out!

Many of them have seen it on TV in televised rugby games, but children from St Gregory’s RC High School got to experience the real thing when they were treated to a guided tour of the Halliwell Jones Stadium, including lots of behind-the-scenes special access. The visit was part of the on-going collaboration between Warrington […]

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