Customers of payday loan firm CFO Lending to receive £34m in redress for 'unfair practices'
Payday loan firm CFO Lending will pay more than £34m of redress to 97,000 customers after treating them unfairly
19 September 2016
1.6 million families in 'extreme' debt
Millions are spending at least 40% of their wages on debt repayments, research has found
23 August 2016
Payday loans and packaged bank accounts climb complaints league – but PPI remains top by a distance
Payday loans and packaged bank account complaints have skyrocketed during 2015/16, but PPI remains top of the league
26 May 2016
Google bans payday loan ads to protect users from 'harmful financial products'
Payday lenders will no longer be able to advertise on Google from 13 July
12 May 2016
QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket to refund £1.7m to 4,000 payday loan borrowers
CashEuroNet UK LLC, trading as QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket, lent some customers more than they could afford to repay
4 November 2015
Payday lender Dollar to refund over £15m to 147,000 borrowers
Dollar, trading as The Money Shop, Payday UK, Payday Express and Ladder Loans, lent many more than they could afford
26 October 2015
Guest Comment: How Sheffield City Council is supporting payday loan alternatives
Sheffield City Council has supported the setup of a not-for-profit organisation tackling unfair access to finance
23 October 2015
Payday loan ads could be banned from kids' TV
The advertising watchdog has launched a consultation on whether to restrict when payday loan adverts are broadcast on TV
8 October 2015
Payday lender Cash Genie to pay £10m redress for 'serious failings'
More than 92,000 customers of payday loan firm, Cash Genie, are due a share of £10m in redress
27 July 2015
Wonga launches new TV ad campaign, which it says won't be shown on kids' TV
Payday lender Wonga is launching a new advertising campaign after ditching its controversial puppet ads
19 May 2015
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