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New payday loan rules come into effect today

2 January 2015

Vulnerable borrowers will be better protected from today as new rules to crack down on payday lenders come into force

Government gives green light to school savings clubs

31 December 2014

The Government's announced it will fund 150,000 for a pilot scheme to set up savings clubs in primary schools

First Direct starts refunding customers over paperwork blunder

31 December 2014

Some customers of First Direct have received a post-Christmas surprise worth thousands, following a paperwork blunder

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29 December 2014

Peer-to-Peer lending to move into the mainstream in 2015

Christine Farnish, chair of the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association, explains why 2015 will see P2P lending go mainstream

10 December 2014

Northern Rock told to refund 40,000 over incorrect loan documents

More than 40,000 Northern Rock borrowers are set to receive compensation following a High Court ruling today

1 December 2014

Payday loan broker crackdown revealed

A crackdown on unexpected fees charged by payday loan middlemen has been unveiled by the Financial Conduct Authority

18 November 2014

Wonga keeps 18,000 customers waiting for compensation

Of the 45,000 customers who got fake lawyer letters from payday lender Wonga, 18,000 have yet to get compensation offers

11 November 2014

Payday loan costs to be capped by watchdog

People taking out payday loans will never have to pay back more than double what they originally borrowed, the FCA says

7 November 2014

Tesco starts refunding customers over paperwork blunder

Tesco Bank loan and credit card customers are receiving details of their share of 43m set aside due to paperwork errors

29 October 2014

Payday loan brokers catching hard-up consumers out, warns NatWest

Payday loan brokers made more than one million attempts to remove money from accounts, according to NatWest

17 October 2014

Government seeks advice on how to include P2P lending in NISAs

Savers are a step closer to being able to earn a tax-free income from peer-to-peer lending

9 October 2014

Payday loan firms to be forced onto comparison sites

Payday lenders will be forced to provide details of their products on comparison websites, under proposals from the CMA

15 September 2014

Guest comment: 'Payday loan ads should be banned before the watershed'

The Children's Society is calling for a change in law to ban payday loan adverts from TV and radio before 9pm

2 September 2014

Payday loan debt problems soar

The number of people struggling to cope with payday loan debts has risen by more than 13,000 in the past year

29 August 2014

Two and a half million PPI complaints to be reopened

The FCA says firms have agreed to reopen 2.5m PPI complaints to ensure fair redress is paid

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