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Other claims firms should meet same fate as Ratio Money

In response to the story that Ratio Money has closed (Mortgage Strategy Online) let’s hope it’s not long before other claims firms disappear, including the latest ambulance chasers latching onto supposedly mis-sold mortgages.

It’s always someone else’s fault isn’t it, Mr Customer? You really didn’t want that money to waste on yet more needless items did you?
Why not sue advertising companies next because they made you spend against your will?



Property prices up 1.1% in March

House prices increased by 1.1% in March, partly offsetting February’s 1.6% fall, the latest Halifax price index shows. This rise was the eighth in the past nine months, taking the average price to £168,521 – 9.1% above the low point seen last April.Prices in the first three months of 2010 were 0.6% higher than in […]

Spin doctor should help FSA come up with better excuses

I am writing in response to the story that the FSA has appointed Tom Kelly, a former spin doctor for Tony Blair, as its new communications director (Mortgage Strategy Online). Great – yet another bureaucrat paid for by the exorbitant fees the regulator charges hard-working brokers. Oh well, at least next time it should be […]

FSA spin doctor to join just two days before poll

Tom Kelly, Tony Blair’s former spin doctor, is due to start his new role as communications director at the Financial Services Authority on May 4, just two days before the general election. Kelly, a former BBC journalist, is currently director of communications at BAA. He spent six years in Downing Street and succeeded Alastair Campbell […]


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