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Debt grows at £250,000 per minute

The UK’s national debt mountain is growing by £250,000 per minute, a study by Credit Action reveals. The report, based on Bank of England statistics, shows the national debt to be standing at £1.278trillion, of which mortgages account for £1trillion.

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FSA denies BBC claims

The Financial Services Authority has denied claims that a number of banks and lenders are to be fined around 1m for mis-selling payment protection insurance.Its denial follows claims made by the BBC that up to 10 banks and lenders are to be hit with steep fines in the coming weeks.The FSA says that it published […]

FSA seeks new chief exec

Speculation is mounting over who will inherit John Tiner’s crown as chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, after he revealed last week that he would be quitting in July.

Help is at hand in the mortgage deals maze

The Financial Services Authority has recently commented on the subject of packagers’ relationship with brokers, essentially suggesting that brokers do not exercise the necessary diligence when dealing with packagers.

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Health Shield launches new and improved health and wellbeing benefits

As part of its commitment to help even more companies improve employee wellness and productivity, award-winning health cash plan and wellbeing provider Health Shield has announced a raft of new and improved health benefits. From early diagnostics, detection and screening services to rehabilitation and the extension of home care support to parents, Health Shield’s range […]

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