All news stories featuring 'Payday Loans'

Financial regulator to probe credit card market

3 April 2014

The FCA is to scrutinise whether competition in the UK's £150bn credit card market is working well for borrowers

Payday lenders must comply with new rules from today

1 April 2014

The FCA promises 'tough and decisive action' against payday lenders that do not follow its strict new rules

Payday loans: Government ignores calls to ban kids' TV ads

24 March 2014

The Government has rebuffed's calls to ban payday loan adverts from children's TV

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4 March 2014

Payday loan adverts reported to watchdog

Payday loan adverts from Wonga, Pounds to Pocket and have been reported to the ASA by Citizens Advice

28 February 2014

Payday loan firms face legal crackdown from April

Payday lenders will have to ensure customers can afford loans and face having misleading ads banned under new FCA rules

24 January 2014

Speedy Cash 'preying on kids' by offering 'photos with Santa'

Speedy Cash handed out leaflets enticing families into payday loan shops with the promise of free photos with Santa

20 January 2014

'Middlemen' targeting payday loan borrowers with surprise fees

Credit brokers are preying on borrowers by 'posing' as payday lenders and charging unexpected fees, says Citizens Advice

15 January 2014

Payday lenders to share real-time information on borrowers

Payday lenders are to use an information sharing service on consumers' borrowing habits to help improve loan decisions

20 December 2013

MPs back MSE's call to ban payday loan ads from kids' TV

BIS Select Committee says children's programmes are 'not an acceptable place' for payday loan adverts

25 November 2013

UK-wide credit union launches with table-topping savings rates

A new credit union, My Community Bank, has launched today offering table topping savings rates

25 November 2013

Finally! Government to cap costs of payday loans

George Osborne has today announced a cap on the costs of controversial payday loans

11 November 2013

Ed Miliband backs MSE's call to ban payday loan ads from kids' TV

Labour's leader warns he will change the law if his party is elected and advertising watchdogs don't act

11 November 2013

Rent payments on credit files 'should help tenants'

A new scheme to put rent payments on credit files will start next year, understands

5 November 2013

Payday lenders slammed at Select Committee

Martin joined other consumer groups, regulators and payday loan firms at a Select Committee hearing into the industry

5 November 2013

Payday loan ads should be banned from kids' TV, says

One in three parents say their children have repeated payday loan ads' slogans, says

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