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2014/07/22 08:09
2014/07/22 08:09
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... warned I'd take them to court, and I got my money' Greg Birch from Surrey, credits a threatening email for his £150 refund. "I warned I'd expose the company and take it to the small claims court,"...
2014/07/22 08:09
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2014/07/21 12:36
2014/07/21 12:36
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Share this page The CMA will announce its banking competition conclusions on Friday Poor old banks. Just as they were looking forward to the summer holiday, along comes a new threat to their...
2014/07/21 02:36
2014/07/21 02:36
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Share this page Millions of savers may not be getting value for money from their pension schemes The Office of Fair Trading has concluded that many "defined contribution" pension schemes offer poor...
2014/07/19 06:35
2014/07/19 06:35
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The EC has been working with consumer protection bodies in its member states, as well as app store owners, to improve their policies following controversies and concerns around the use of IAP in apps...
2014/07/19 02:27
2014/07/19 02:27
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Split of big UK banks foreseen as competition body plans full probe Calcutta News.NetFriday 18th July, 2014LONDON - British competition watchdog Friday recommended a full-scale inquiry into the...
2014/07/18 06:36
2014/07/18 06:36
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Share this page The new rules may come as a big surprise to you For the past three years, bank customers in the UK have had an excellent set of legal powers to tackle their banks if they think they...
2014/07/17 17:21
2014/07/17 17:21
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Britain is to abolish, merge or reform 481 semi-independent state agencies to cut spending and help cut its deficit, under a plan that will cost thousands of jobs and change the way many services are...
2014/07/16 23:37
2014/07/16 23:37
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Voting of a different kind, a polling station in the ACT: Courtesy ABC News Is it the role of the media to just churn out topped and tailed press releases, as it has with the latest round of Skytrax...
2014/07/16 03:23
2014/07/16 03:23
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ACCC clears Jeep but NSW Gaming officials confirm initial probe into competition The New South Wales Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) has confirmed it is probing the Jeep competition which...
2014/07/15 12:32
2014/07/15 12:32
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Payday loan restrictions should go further - Stella Creasy Stella Creasy MP A proposed crackdown on payday lenders will not spell the end of legal loan sharking in the UK, according to Stella Creasy...
2014/07/14 12:28
2014/07/14 12:28
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The Money Shop, Britain's second largest pay day lender after Wonga, has agreed to refund £700,000 to customers after a "system error" meant it breached its own lending rules. The Financial Conduct...
2014/07/13 01:09
2014/07/13 01:09
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What is thought unlikely to appear in the consultation is a cap on annual percentage rate (APR) interest charges, due to the fact that a change in the duration of a loan can have an affect on the...
2014/07/12 23:45
2014/07/12 23:45
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PLANS for a full-blown inquiry into the banking sector could be unveiled as early as this week as the competition regulator seeks to shake up the market for current accounts and small business...
2014/07/11 11:09
2014/07/11 11:09
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Hands up if you use a baby sling? Of course, having two hands free to put up is one of the awesome things about using a sling. That, and the huge source of comfort they bring to little ones. It’s no...
2014/07/11 07:50
2014/07/11 07:50
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Wonga to pay 2.6 million pounds compensation for fake legal letters Related Topics LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest payday lender Wonga will pay 2.6 million pounds in compensation to 45,000...
2014/07/11 05:11
2014/07/11 05:11
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AN investigation has been launched and a formal safety warning issued following several serious incidents involving ethanol fireplaces. Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie urged...
2014/07/08 11:37
2014/07/08 11:37
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Universities minister David Willetts has admitted he did not know the Student Loans Company was sending misleading debt-recovery letters to graduates – even though his department was informed back in...
2014/07/08 03:17
2014/07/08 03:17
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WHEN the owners at Gallery Ink found out the business had its application for a new operating licence rejected, they cried. The Rockhampton tattoo studio is believed to be one of the first in...
2014/07/08 03:13
2014/07/08 03:13
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A SPOKESMAN for the Office of Fair Trading said the department could not comment on specific cases such as Gallery Ink's for privacy reasons. The spokesman said the laws were in effect to prevent the...
2014/07/04 09:37
2014/07/04 09:37
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I hear that attempts by MPs to demand parliamentary scrutiny of the Wonga fake legal letter scam have been kiboshed by the parliamentary clerks because of the City of London Police’s decision to...
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