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Top 5 debt news stories for January 2017

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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.

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Know your rights – February’s debt news

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You heard it here first!

From horse hijinks in the supermarkets to Edna Birch’s harrowing time with vets and debts in Emmerdale, February certainly has been a busy month.

And it’s been a busy month for us, as our TV adverts continue to appear during primetime ITV (we were on Corrie!).

Anyway, we’ve rounded up our top news stories over the month, hot off the press!

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Know your rights: October’s debt news

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Debt news for October

It’s a new month and new round of news, but some old stories keep popping up.

The Advertising Standards Authority has ordered two payment protection insurance (PPI) claim firms to change their advertising after they made incorrect assertions about how difficult it is to reclaim mis-sold PPI.

As MoneyAware readers you’ll know that it’s easy to reclaim PPI for free without the use of one of these third parties. Continue reading »

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