Barclays fined £26m for failing 1.5 million customers in financial difficulty - and borrowers have been refunded
Barclays has been fined £26 million by the financial regulator over the poor treatment of 1.5 million borrowers who had fallen into arrears or financial difficulties over a period of four years - and affected customers have also been refunded
15 December 2020
Victory for graduates as PM pledges to raise student loan repayment threshold
Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the student loan repayment threshold will be increased
1 October 2017
Bankruptcy threshold increases from £750 to £5,000
People with low levels of debt will now be able to avoid bankruptcy as the threshold's risen from £750 to £5,000
9 October 2015
Deutsche Bank to pay compensation for irresponsible mortgage lending
22 February 2011
Mortgage regulation tightened by Treasury
26 January 2011
Record employment leap but jobless total 'worrying'
15 September 2010
Repossessions lowest for over two years
14 September 2010
Home repossessions down but we're 'not out of the woods'
12 August 2010
Government to maintain mortgage rescue schemes
20 July 2010
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