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2015/01/20 19:46
2015/01/20 19:46
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An insurer has been told it must pay to fix some of the defective work on a Canberra home left by a collapsed building company. Suman Das and Kakoly Dutta owned land in Franklin, and had building...
2015/01/20 19:46
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2015/01/20 14:39
2015/01/20 14:39
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A host of reputable sources are claiming online that Tottenham full back Kyle Naughton is closing in on a 5 million pound move to Swansea. The writing always looked on the wall for Naughton despite...
2015/01/19 00:37
2015/01/19 00:37
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A survey by the consumer watchdog Which? found that 51 per cent of people who visited a dentist in the past six months did not see a price list. One in five (22 per cent) patients say they were not...
2015/01/17 10:09
2015/01/17 10:09
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The largest proportion of complaints relate to fake "free" 14-day trials which require customers to submit their bank details to pay a small sum for delivery. Unscrupulous firms then deduct hundreds...
2015/01/16 02:53
2015/01/16 02:53
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While prices are falling to record levels in Sydney and other urban centres, motorists on the Far South Coast are paying more than they should, according to NRMA’s Alan Evans, Director NSW South Coast...
2015/01/15 20:53
2015/01/15 20:53
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Fake agent cops fine and seven-year ban The son of a real estate agent has been fined after he illegally took over the business when his father was hospitalised. The Queensland Office of Fair...
2015/01/12 09:24
2015/01/12 09:24
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Around 350 redundancies are expected at The Money Shop and the company, a subsidiary of US firm Dollar Financial, has begun consultation over the process which would also see its online and retail...
2015/01/08 05:19
2015/01/08 05:19
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Regulatory developments could spark a wave of M&A activity for north west businesses in the consumer finance space this year. That's according to business advisory firm Deloitte after it carried out...
2015/01/07 18:11
2015/01/07 18:11
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NIKENBAH strawberry farm owner Rachelle Boswell set up a sting to nab dodgy tradesmen but ended up losing her front gates when the culprits rammed through it to escape. The smart businesswoman came...
2015/01/05 22:09
2015/01/05 22:09
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A study by the research company Policisfound that six in ten online payday transactions made in the US are arranged with unregulated lenders, representing $9.7bn-worth of debt. The United States also...
2015/01/03 21:09
2015/01/03 21:09
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... strategy from the executive committee was fairly simple: If we wanted to increase our market share we had to do this to win new business,” Mr de Carmoy told The Sunday Telegraph. “It was part of...
2015/01/02 06:47
2015/01/02 06:47
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Payday loan customers will see the fees and interest they pay capped from today amid moves to stop such debts spiralling out of control. The new rules mean that people using payday lenders and other...
2014/12/26 06:19
2014/12/26 06:19
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Fans of boxer Anthony Crolla have lost out after ticket agents held back the booking fees for his cancelled world title fight. His army of fans were left reeling from the shock news, which also meant...
2014/12/26 00:45
2014/12/26 00:45
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Consumer advocates ‘Choice’ have issued a timely reminder as to when consumers are and aren’t able to claim a refund, replacement or repair. The advocacy group says that ‘whether you are purchasing...
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