MSE News

June

Consumers to get free credit reports from Callcredit

The service will allow consumers to view their report when they like, but Callcredit is the smallest of the three agencies

16 June 2011

HSBC given PPI complaints extension

HSBC joins Barclays, Lloyds and RBS in the temporary deal, mainly as a result of a self-inflicted backlog

16 June 2011

Chancellor to back "ring-fenced" banks

The Chancellor is today expected to approve a shake-up to make high street banks safer in a bid to protect taxpayers

15 June 2011

Unemployment down but number still high: how to ease the pain

Unemployment has fallen by 88,000, while the number of people in work has increased by a similar number, new figures show today

15 June 2011

PPI: Lloyds says sorry for mis-selling

Lloyds has apologised and promised a catalogue of moves to provide redress, in another capitulation by banks on PPI

14 June 2011

Inflation unchanged but prices still soaring

The RPI stood at 5.2 per cent, while the less representative CPI, which does not include housing costs, remained at 4.5%

14 June 2011

OFT publishes new debt management guidance

The OFT has revised its debt management guidelines in a bid to crackdown on

14 June 2011

Teen Cash Class guide launched for teachers

Schools are being encouraged to offer financial education with the launch of My Money Week and Teen Cash Class Activity Sheets

13 June 2011

MP to step-up payday loan cost cap moves

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy says many firms are exploitative given expensive loans are often aimed at some of society's poorest

13 June 2011

Barclays pledges to settle on-hold PPI complaints

The bank is to compensate in full all PPI complaints that were put on hold on or before 20 April

13 June 2011

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