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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

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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