Important Considerations in PPI Mis-selling

You can make a PPI claim if you had been mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance on store card, overdraft, car loan or a catalogue. But there are certain policies that have…

Record Online Spending Expected This Christmas

Online retailers in the UK are braced for a record Christmas period. The highest levels of online spending ever are expected according to forecasts by CapGemini and IMRG. Last year’s…

US Economy Still Suffering from Government Shutdown

The US government shutdown in October, and related concerns about a possible debt default, are still leaving a negative mark on the US economy. The footprint of this can partly…

Open Books for Energy Firms

Energy secretary Ed Davey has plans to make energy companies provide access to their books for an annual review. This move will see utility providers opened up for inspection every…

Gold Mining Troubles In South Africa

The South African gold industry is known to be very lucrative in its business transactions, but it seems that this image is true for only those at the top of…

A New Industry – Peer to Peer Lending

Peer to peer lending is the practice of borrowing and lending money between individuals across an online exchange.  It is also known as social lending and is becoming a rapidly…

What should you do if you have been mis-sold a PPI policy?

PPI or the Payment Protection Insurance has been a controversial subject for quite some time now. There is barely a household in the UK that hasn’t been exposed to advertising…

Government to crackdown on Pension Charges

The fees’ currently imposed on pensions will be capped, the governments has promised under new proposals.  In addition, the governments announced its intentions to ban companies from imposing “consultancy charges”…

Changes to the UK Benefit System this April

Starting this April, the UK is set to face a number of amendments to the benefits system in an aim to streamline the scheme and interest more people in work….

Osborne’s 2013 Budget – A Summary

State of the economy The Chancellor’s budget revealed some highs and lows regarding the current state of the UK economy. Primarily, Osborne announced that the growth forecast for this year…