Share your data with consumers, utilities and finance firms told
Companies are being encouraged to share customer's information under the Government's 'midata' scheme
7 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
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12 June 2013
Card surcharge ban moves closer
The Government has today launched a consultation on implementing an end to unfair credit and debit card fees
3 September 2012
Hbos blamed for Farepak failure
A companies watchdog has abandoned a bid to penalise directors of the Christmas savings business
22 June 2012
Payday loan customer charter to launch
Borrowers could be better protected against payday loan companies, after lenders agree to a code of practice
24 May 2012
Student loan interest rate could fall for graduates
March's inflation figures released today give a better idea of how much interest graduates will pay on student loans
17 April 2012
Citizens Advice to replace axed Consumer Focus
Citizens Advice is to be given an enlarged role under Government plans to shake up the consumer protection system
11 April 2012
Credit card annual statements to show true cost of plastic
Every credit card holder will receive an annual statement over the next year, showing full fees
29 March 2012
MPs demand clampdown on debt products
Tougher action is needed to control debt management companies and payday lenders, a new report says
7 March 2012
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Barclays to shut a further 15 bank branches this year - check if yours is closing and what your options are23 June 2022Barclays has announced another round of bank branch closures, with 15 more outlets set to shut by the end of the year. The latest closures mean Barclays will close 55 branches by the end of the year. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.
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