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Company's 'initial customers' will include DWP, HMRC, the Home Office, the Student Loans Company, the Legal Aid Agency and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency.
07 March, 2014
Micro Lend UK Limited's licence suspended after OFT concludes that this is 'urgently necessary to protect consumers'.
05 March, 2014
Seven payday loan adverts, from six different payday lenders and credit brokers, flagged with the regulator for concerns about irresponsible or misleading practices.
04 March, 2014
MAT says that it 'believes the transfer of regulatory control to the Financial Conduct Authority will provide a boost for consumer protections, and especially welcome rules that require customers with high-cost credit in clear financial difficulty to be referred to free debt advice services'.
03 March, 2014
New survey from Citizens Advice Cymru and Shelter Cymru also highlights that 28 per cent of working adults do not have sufficient savings or insurance protection products to enable them to continue to make housing payments for more than 1 month if they were to lose their source of income.
03 March, 2014
Money Advice Service awards contract for debt advice accreditation service to Recognising Excellence
Credit Today reports that MAS confident that firm 'will be well placed to support training and qualification providers with their accreditation applications'.
26 February, 2014
New report from Dosh calls for development of improved guidance and training for bank staff, and accessible information and guidance for people with a learning disability and their supporters.
25 February, 2014
New report highlights that approximately three-quarters of UK universities have terms and conditions that could prevent students from graduating or enrolling onto the next academic year if they owe non-tuition fee debts, such as for university accommodation or childcare services.
21 February, 2014
New evidence from charity suggests that voluntary code of practice for industry introduced in 2011 is being flouted.
17 February, 2014
New Public Accounts Committee report highlights that the £46 billion of outstanding loans on the government’s books is likely to rise to £200 billion by 2042.
14 February, 2014