Co-op still refunding customers nearly two years after admitting it violated regulations
Nearly two years after admitting it breached the Consumer Credit Act, the Co-op Bank continues to refund customers
18 June 2015
Wonga escapes police probe over 'fake' lawyer letters
City of London Police says it won't carry out a criminal investigation into Wonga's dodgy debt collection practices
5 February 2015
Motorists to get a better deal as watchdog clamps down on comparison sites
The competition watchdog has banned pricing agreements between comparison sites and car insurers
24 September 2014
Payday lender The Money Shop lent thousands too much money, watchdog rules
Over 6,000 borrowers who were lent more than they could afford are to be refunded a combined total of more than £700,000
14 July 2014
Wonga to pay £2.6m after threatening borrowers with fake lawyers
Wonga pressured 45,000 customers into repaying payday loans by sending letters from non-existent law firms chasing debt
25 June 2014
Payday lenders must comply with new rules from today
The FCA promises 'tough and decisive action' against payday lenders that do not follow its strict new rules
1 April 2014
Furniture firms promise change after OFT ‘sale’ price probe
Five furniture and carpet retailers have agreed to change their pricing practices following an investigation
21 March 2014
Lenders to repay £149m after paperwork blunders discovered
Nearly half a million personal loan and credit card customers are in line for a windfall after lender paperwork errors
20 March 2014
Payday lenders face debt collection probe
The way payday lenders collect debts and deal with borrowers who owe them money will come under the spotlight next month
12 March 2014
Payday loan firms face legal crackdown from April
Payday lenders will have to ensure customers can afford loans and face having misleading ads banned under new FCA rules
28 February 2014
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Autumn Budget 2021: From minimum wage increases to national insurance hikes - here's what to watch out for26 October 2021Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Autumn Budget to the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 October, where he'll set out the Government’s financial strategy.
Christmas supermarket delivery slots have opened but they are selling out fast - here's when and how to book26 October 2021Ocado and Waitrose have begun taking bookings for food deliveries over the Christmas period and so we have compiled a full breakdown of what the other leading supermarkets are doing - but you may need to act quickly as many slots have already been taken.
25 October 2021The national living wage paid to workers aged 23 and over will rise from £8.91/hr to £9.50/hr from 1 April, the Government has announced. The national minimum wage for workers aged under 23 and apprentices will also rise.
25 October 2021Full-time students studying for an undergraduate degree at a university in England will be charged no more than £9,250/yr in tuition fees in the 2022/23 academic year, the UK Government has confirmed.
25 October 2021If you're submitting a paper version of the self-assessment tax return, then the deadline to file is just days away. And if the tax office receives it later than this Sunday you will liable for a £100 fine.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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