Consumer Credit Trade Association (CCTA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Greg Stevens has announced that he will be stepping down to take over the role of Council Chair. In a statement, Stevens said “After the most peculiar and difficult business year that I can remember, I will be handing over the reins of the CCTA to…

Bank of England researchers have found that the risk of catching coronavirus from handling banknotes is low. According to a study by the Bank of England (BOE), the risk of transmitting Covid-19 via polymer and paper bank notes is lower than on other day-to-day surfaces. Researchers found the main infection risks in shops are due…

The “economic emergency” caused by Covid-19 has only just begun, according to chancellor Rishi Sunak, as he warned the pandemic would deal lasting damage to growth and jobs. Official forecasts now predict the biggest economic decline in 300 years. Responding to the Chancellor’s spending Review, The Money Advice Trust is calling for urgent action to…