Three of the four largest mobile phone network providers continue to charge customers extra for a handset after this cost has been covered in their fixed deal, according to Citizens Advice research. New analysis from Citizens Advice finds customers of Vodafone, EE and Three who choose to stay on the same phone plan after the…

More than half (52 percent) of UK consumers think fraud is an inevitable part of shopping online, according to new research conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. In a wake-up call for online business, the Lost in Transaction report contradicts the widely-held belief that consumers value convenience and experience over security when shopping…

The question of whether to build up a pension or clear up the debts is a tough decision and people need more advice and guidance to make the right call – according to a new report. The report, entitled ‘Debt & Pensions Advice – Bridging the Advice Gap’ was a joint project between Money Advice…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that 50% of UK adults (25.6m) display one or more characteristics that signal potential vulnerability in their latest report the Financial Lives Survey 2017. Financial Lives survey is the FCA’s largest tracking survey of consumers and their use of financial services, drawing on responses from just under 13,000 UK consumers…

Peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter has been granted full regulatory authorisation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Launched in 2010, RateSetter is opening access for everyday investors to the asset class of loans by matching lenders directly to creditworthy consumer and commercial borrowers. In July, RateSetter passed the milestone of £2bn in total lending and has…

Here is an overview of The Money Charity’s latest statistics for October 2017: Personal debt in the UK People in the UK owed £1.554 trillion at the end of August 2017. This is up from £1.5 trillion at the end of July 2016 – an extra £1029.82 per UK adult. Per adult in the UK that’s an average debt…

Jane Clack, Money Advisor at free debt advice provider PayPlan, has highlighted a lack of focus on those struggling with debt following the recent political party conferences. Clack believes neither Labour nor the Conservatives delivered strong enough policies that would offer additional support to the clients she works with on a daily basis. “We always…

Latest figures released by East Dunbartonshire Council suggest problems with the Universal Credit implementation as they indicate that 92% of its tenants receiving the new benefit have fallen behind with their rent payments. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) rolled out Universal Credit in East Dunbartonshire in December 2015. Since then, as The Kirkintilloch…

Latest figures published by the Money Charity indicate that outstanding debt on mortgages has hit all-time high in the UK. Continued growth in house prices, along with a small decline in the number of outstanding home loans has led to the highest level of mortgage debt per household ever recorded. In its October Money Statistics report,…

Arrow Global has announced that Rob Memmott, who has been in the business for six years, has decided to step down as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).Paul Cooper, currently CFO of the international insurance business Sompo Paul Cooper, currently CFO of the international insurance business Sompo Canopius, will replace Rob as Group CFO and will…

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