Universities have been slammed by the Office of Fair Trading for stopping students from graduating over menial library fines
With Christmas just around the corner, it's that time of year when statistics emerge to tell us how many people will fund their annual festivities with some form of short-term credit. This year, the Government-backed Money Advice Service has said that over a million people are considering using a payday loan to fund Christmas; a worrying indication of how deeply ingrained this form of high-cost credit has become in British life.
The trading watchdog is to examine whether students are being given the right information about going to university, and
Hundreds of students have been prevented from graduating because they have not paid their university library fines, an investigation
Universities are being investigated by the Office of Fair Trading after they denied students their degrees over unpaid library
Fifteen out of 50 payday lenders have thrown in the towel after being given a deadline by the trading watchdog to prove their
It's clear that nuisance calls and texts have become a daily problem for many people. They not only cause frustration, but they can even be distressing and intimidating. We've had more than 1,600 comments about nuisance calls and texts on our website and many of them had the same theme - 'why isn't something being done?' Our research also found that in the last three months, seven in 10 people received unsolicited calls and four in 10 an unwanted text.
The Office For Fair Trading (OFT) has disappointed millions of businesses by declaring petrol price increases were caused
Aldi, Co-Op, Lidl, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose have agreed to make promotions on their
This industry is growing fast by the day, after being given a great boost by the recession, and it is high time the government gave the regulatory architecture some teeth to make sure vulnerable people aren't being exploited to the detriment of their personal finances further.