The latest quarterly Moneyfacts UK Credit Card Trends Treasury Report, which studies the UK personal finance market (unsecured personal loans, credit cards and overdrafts), highlights that average unsecured personal loan rates have increased, with the lower tiers particularly impacted over the last quarter. In the past quarter, tiers to have seen average rates rise include…

Smart Energy GB has announced the appointment of Dan Brooke as the company’s new Chief Executive. Brook will be joining Smart Energy GB in May, taking over from Smart Energy GB’s founding Chief Executive Sacha Deshmukh who is moving on to become Chief Executive of UNICEF UK. Smart Energy GB’s Director of Finance & Operations…

Deloitte has announced that it has appointed Martin Chapman as Restructuring Services Director. Chapman has joined the firm as a director from another ‘big four’ firm, where he was the national sector expert for restructuring in education. His experience includes working with higher education institutions, further education corporations, independent schools, private training providers, lenders to…

Ofgem has appointed Bulb to take on supplying Gnergy  9,000 domestic customers and small number of non-domestic customers. This follows a competitive process run by Ofgem to get the best deal possible for customers. Bulb is offering customers a competitive tariff. All outstanding credit balances, including money owed to both existing and former domestic customers…

The Credit Services Association (CSA) the trade association for the debt collection industry, has made a series of significant changes to its future governance which will see the CSA Board led by a new, independent Chair. The changes mean that those seeking future election to the post of Independent Chair cannot be a current practitioner,…

The Government has ordered a host of high street small businesses – including cafes, bars, restaurants, cinemas and gyms – to close. The Chancellor has also unveiled fresh measures to support small firms and employees impacted by coronavirus-linked disruption, which includes: Launch of a coronavirus job retention scheme, allowing any employer the opportunity to apply…