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Wonga's grandparent puppets, stars of the controversial payday lender's recent adverts, are to be axed as part of the firm's
The hitmen allegedly hired by Henry II to sort out Thomas Beckett may be back in business if the current Archbishop of Canterbury continues to make waves over the plight of those exploited by exorbitant APRs. But they won't be hired by the Crown this time, more likely by the loan sharks.
Britain's biggest banks are hitting customers with legal threats from what appear to be independent lawyers, but are actually
Wonga could face a criminal investigation after it emerged that the payday loans giant had sent "thuggish" legal letters
Controversial payday loans giant Wonga will have to pay around 45,000 customers more than £2.6 million in compensation for
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby's warnings about payday loans have inspired a rap song. We Need A Union On The Streets
Our major survey of British family finances finds that 15 million people are already showing signs of financial difficulty, 13million wouldn't have the savings to keep up with their essentials bills for a month if their income dropped by a quarter, and 16million would consider using unsecured credit to keep up with essentials.
A Wonga advert has been banned for implying that the representative APR of 5853% was "irrelevant". The television ad for
I hate the Wonga puppets. Partly, that's just because the nightmare-inducing little monsters creep me out. But mainly I hate them because they keep popping up in my inbox, asking me if I want to win a PS4 or join their 'social site'...
Debt is only as bad as the harm that it causes, which is why the Demos report out today has created a 'Harm Index' measuring the impact of debt. It suggests ways that debt support should be tailored to the individual struggles individuals face, and also argues that lenders who cause the most harm face stronger penalties.