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August 2012

Consumers with a gripe against a claims management firm will be able to take their complaint to an independent arbitrator from next year.
28 August 2012
Millions of mortgage holders have either been hit with a huge rise in repayments this year, or will shortly see costs soar. Yet some five-year fixed rate deals for new borrowers are at an all-time low. So is it time to consider a new home loan?
28 August 2012
Britain's double-dip recession is not as deep as previously feared after revised figures showed a smaller contraction in the second quarter of the year.
24 August 2012
A controversial 'savings' provider will return thousands of pounds after concerns were raised about the safety of depositors' cash.
24 August 2012
675,000 electricity customers in Northern Ireland have received a boost after Power NI said this morning it is cutting prices. The news is in stark contrast to yesterday's announcement by Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) that it is raising costs.
23 August 2012
Scottish students with low family incomes who study at a Scottish university will get more cash towards living costs from next year.
22 August 2012
Santander will become the latest lender to raise its standard variable mortgage rate (SVR), in a massive blow to hundreds of thousands of homeowners.
22 August 2012
Scottish & Southern Energy has become the first of the big six energy firms to announce a price rise in time for winter, in a bitter blow to millions of households.
22 August 2012

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