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2014/10/31 11:41
2014/10/31 11:41
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Sheena Patterson of Oxford Garden Design makes a plea for a gardener’s pal As many of us are going to set off to burn effigies of Guy Fawkes on bonfires this weekend, I’m going to make a plea for a...
2014/10/31 11:41
2014/10/31 11:41
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2014/10/31 11:09
2014/10/31 11:09
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Top themes for are October is big data, destination marketing and how to manage social Better one of these quotes in the comments box below and you stand to win an EyeforTravel conference pass in...
2014/10/30 12:36
2014/10/30 12:36
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BBC News - Motorway fuel is £8 a tank dearer, says RAC For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. BBC navigation Share this page There is no good reason why motorway petrol is...
2014/10/25 00:01
2014/10/25 00:01
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More measures are to be introduced to prevent consumers getting bad deals when buying used cars, the Government has announced. This follows an investigation by the Government-appointed Used Car...
2014/10/22 08:49
2014/10/22 08:49
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AIB subsidiary censured for misleading customers First Trust told SMEs they had to open an account to obtain business loans Northern Ireland’s First Trust is part of the AIB Group The Competition...
2014/10/20 02:53
2014/10/20 02:53
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THIS Wednesday BaptistCare Warilla North Community Centre will mark a $2.5 million milestone in its efforts to break the cycle of poverty and debt in Australia. StepUp coordinator Terri Northam and...
2014/10/14 09:32
2014/10/14 09:32
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Sunset over the Solent. Picture by Peter Boam. A TASK force to tackle cross-Solent travel and Island transport issues is to be established following a parliamentary debate called by Isle of Wight MP...
2014/10/14 08:13
2014/10/14 08:13
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The move means a typical five year warranty – which is essentially long-term insurance for a cooker or TV – will cost just £80, rather than hundreds of pounds. The warranties are sold through...
2014/10/13 16:36
2014/10/13 16:36
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Firms carrying out debt recovery work or advising family clients on divorce settlements may have to be authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under new proposals. The Solicitors...
2014/10/11 09:09
2014/10/11 09:09
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David Norman, founder of asset manager TCF Investment, said: "This is evidence that high charges are destroying the value of pensions in the UK. "The pensions industry is simply taking more in fees...
2014/10/09 21:17
2014/10/09 21:17
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A MOUNTAIN Creek-based business and its director have been fined more than $37,000 for ripping off customers who paid for building quotes and estimates. The Maroochydore Magistrates Court heard...
2014/10/09 07:09
2014/10/09 07:09
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... Giving borrowers a better idea of their creditworthiness, for example by letting them check their rating without it being affected The string of proposals followed an investigation by the CMA which...
2014/10/08 04:52
2014/10/08 04:52
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... Why setting up a specialist regulator is "inviting disaster". Our national consumer watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, has come under threat from multiple fronts...
2014/10/04 22:09
2014/10/04 22:09
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Everything from shopping habits to online profiles to mobile phone records were mined to understand an individual’s psyche. Wonga even went so far as to track the way potential borrowers interacted...
2014/10/04 21:17
2014/10/04 21:17
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END OF THE ROAD: Ashton Wood destroyed his Jeep to help push for the introduction of a vehicle ‘Lemon Law’. Below left: Martin Phillips practises his karate. PHOTOS: JOHN MCCUTCHEON Defiant and...
2014/10/04 12:34
2014/10/04 12:34
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THE Wood family bought a $49,000 Jeep - and hated it so much they demolished it. Stuck with a “lemon” that Fiat Chrysler wouldn’t refund or replace, the Queenslander and his family yesterday staged a...
2014/10/03 13:12
2014/10/03 13:12
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On Thursday, the chairman of Wonga, Andy Haste, announced that the company would write off £220m of loans to borrowers. In a move that will surely become an unbeatable world record for the largest...
2014/10/01 14:09
2014/10/01 14:09
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A British regulator has quashed a decision that would have removed certain discounting restrictions for OTAs and hotels, but what does it mean for the original complainant in the case against the big...
2014/10/01 08:29
2014/10/01 08:29
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AxiomSL, a global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, has expanded its product sales data (PSD) disclosure offering to cover new consumer credit reporting requirements that...
2014/09/30 07:02
2014/09/30 07:02
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One of the things you can say to someone who is antivaccine that will really tick them off is to “call it like you see it” and call them antivaccine. Sure, there are a few antivaccine activists who...
2014/10/31 11:41
2014/10/31 11:41
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