Tag Archives: minimum wage

Top 5 debt news stories for January 2017

posted by in Debt, Debt Law Leave a comment

It’s been busy start to the year, with news that HSBC is to redress around £4m to customers after the regulator found unfair charges were added to some of its customer’s debts. Latest figures released by the Bank of England also show soaring levels of consumer debt.

HMRC have released a list of the worst excuses for not paying the minimum wage, as part of a new campaign; and the BBC reported that thousands are missing out on a little-known benefit that could see grandparents £230 a year better off when they retire.

Continue reading »


October’s top debt and money news

posted by in Debt, Payday loan refund, Payday Loans Leave a comment

Payday loans were certainly a hot topic recently, when it was revealed that short-term lending giant Wonga admitted it had double-charged thousands of customers by mistake. Mortgage customers may also be due some compensation due to charges for late payments.

Continue reading »


Know your rights – September’s debt news

posted by in benefits, Debt, PPI Leave a comment

Know your rights - September's debt news

Roll up, roll up for September’s debt news!

Well, it looks like autumn is upon us. This is one of my favourite times of year…the leaves are changing colour, the evenings are drawing in, kids are playing conkers (or is there an app for that now?!) and everyone’s getting rugged up in their winter woollies.

So grab a cuppa, settle in under the blanket, and have a read of what’s been happening this month in the world of debt news.

Continue reading »


Know your rights – February’s debt news

posted by in Debt Leave a comment

Debt news

Know your rights – February’s Debt News

As I write this the sun is visible in the sky for the first time in memory, though that might not be the case by the time you read this.

With spring approaching you can start dusting off your dusters…to do some dusting.

To keep you occupied in the meantime here’s a roundup of February’s most important debt news stories.

Continue reading »