Doorstep lender, Morses Club has announced that Andrew Hayward has left his role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Andy Thomson, a Non-Executive Director (NED) of Morses Club and Morses Club’s previous CFO, will take on the position of CFO on an interim basis and will step down from his current role on…

Non-standard financial services provider, Morses Club, says it expects its adjusted pre-tax profits to fall by 18% to 23%. The company says the performance of the Home Collect Credit (HCC) division during the period has been very strong in a sector that continues to face headwinds and is expected to maintain like-for-like profitability.  Total credit…

Salary Finance has completed the acquisition of od Neyber. The acquisition creates the UK’s largest employee financial wellbeing platform. Salary Finance will now serve 500 client partners and reach 3 million employees. The client combined portfolio includes 15% of the FTSE 100 and many household name employers, such as BT, Dixons Carphone, Virgin Active, Co-op,…

Almost half of consumers are in some kind of financial debt, with 15% of those turning to illegal money lenders, according to new research from VoucherCodes.co.uk. The research found that 48% of respondents say they are in at least one type of debt (excluding mortgages), with credit card spending (78%) and overdraft repayments (44%) being…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that Cash on Go, trading as Peachy.co.uk and Uploan.co.uk, has been placed into administration. Cash on Go is a high-cost short term lender, otherwise known as a payday lender, which lends small sums to customers until the next payday or up to 12 months. Adam Stephens, Gilbert Lemon…

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) debts included on debt solutions have jumped by over 300% in the past six months, according to new data from debt advice provider Financial Wellness Group. The average BNPL debt added to a debt solution is around £250 and customers will typically have more than one BNPL account (and in…

Guarantor loan specialist Amigo Holdings has announced its interim results for the nine months ended 31st December 2019. The company has withdrawn its guidance for the full year after revealing a sharp drop in pre-tax profits, from £79 million to £53.5 million. Revenue grew 8.5% to £218 million, whilst the net loan book rose 3.8%…

Provident Financial has announced its preliminary results for the year ended 31st December 2019 with Group adjusted profit before tax up 1.6% to £162.6m (2018 (restated): £160.1m), as the business continues to adapt to the evolving regulatory environment and successfully defended the hostile NSF bid. Malcolm Le May, Group Chief Executive, said “I am pleased…

The use of “buy now, pay later” products in the UK set to more than double by 2023, according to a new report by Worldpay. The newly released Worldpay from FIS 2020 Global Payments Report has found that eCommerce growth in the U.K. is being fueled by online sales through mobile devices, which are increasing 13…

Collections specialist CRS has announced the launch of a brand-new event called ‘Collections in the Digital Age.’ The event will take place at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds on the 5th of March 2020. The event is looking to break the mould of traditional ‘collections industry’ gatherings by directing the day away from what has…

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