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HSBC to compensate thousands more customers over unfair debt collection charges

HSBC has agreed to extend a redress scheme for customers who may have paid an unreasonable debt collection charge imposed by HFC Bank and John Lewis Financial Services Limited

11 July 2019

Whirlpool to issue product recall for faulty dryers

Whirlpool is to issue a product recall of its faulty tumble dryers that haven't yet been the Office for Product Safety and Standards has announced

10 July 2019

New warning issued over automated scam calls

Consumers are being warned to look out for automated phone calls pretending to be from their bank or card company

8 July 2019

Over 75 and mistakenly paid for your TV licence? Reclaims may be stopped from next year

Pensioners may face a deadline of June 2020 to reclaim TV licence fees they've accidentally paid, has learned

5 July 2019

TV licence sales down by 37,000 – do you need one?

Under 26 million TV licences were purchased in the UK last tax year - 37,000 fewer than the year before

3 July 2019

Graduates offered chance to settle pre-1998 student loans by repaying just 20% – but should you accept?

Some university leavers who started studying between 1990 and 1998 have been offered the chance to settle their loan by paying off as little as 20% of the amount outstanding

2 July 2019

15 MoneySaving tips to beat the heat

Parts of the UK are set to be warmer than usual this weekend, with temperatures in some areas due to top 30°C, particularly on Saturday. Whether you want to enjoy it outdoors or simply keep cool, we've dug out the top MoneySaving ways to survive the sizzle.

28 June 2019

Lloyds becomes the first bank to sign up to 'Mental Health Accessible' standards

Lloyds Bank has become the first major organisation to sign up to the Mental Health Accessible standards, which have been created to make essential services easier to use for millions of people

25 June 2019

Two months of 'breathing space' for those in problem debt from 2021

People struggling with serious debt are set to be given a longer grace period of 60 days before being hit with further interest, charges and enforcement action from 2021

19 June 2019

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