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Price cap proposed for rent-to-own firms to protect vulnerable consumers

The financial regulator has proposed a new price cap on rent-to-own firms to come into place next spring, meaning consumers can't be charged more in interest than they paid for the product

22 November 2018

Guest Comment: Don't lose out by being loyal to your insurer

Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), explains why the regulator is examining how insurance firms decide what prices they charge their customers

8 November 2018

Regulator enlists Gok Wan and Fred from First Dates in PPI campaign

First it used Arnold Schwarzenegger's animatronic head to urge consumers to reclaim PPI - now the Financial Conduct Authority has enlisted two more celebrities in its campaign as next year's deadline approaches

8 November 2018

Payday lenders told to offer compensation

The financial regulator has written to payday lenders today telling them they must compensate customers who were sold unaffordable loans

15 October 2018

Tesco Bank fined millions over 2016 cyber-attack

Tesco Bank has been fined £16.4 million by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after failing to protect customers from a cyber attack in November 2016

1 October 2018

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