Cameron Commits to £50,000 Higher Rate Tax Limit

The Conservatives have thrown down the gauntlet to its rivals by announcing that it will raise the 40 per cent tax threshold from £41,900 to £50,000 if they win the 2015 General Election This was the promise made by David Cameron at this week’s Conservative Party Conference, a surprise move viewed by political experts as […]

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330,000 Customers to Have Loans Written Off by Wonga

Wonga has announced that it is to write off more than 330,000 loans which are more than a month in arrears following an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). On top of this around a further 45,000 customers who are up to 29 days in arrears will be asked to repay their debt without […]

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More People Switching Bank Accounts

It’s been 12 months since the Current Account Switch Service was launched and the Payments Council has delivered its latest figures on the number of transactions. Since its launch 1.1 million customers have ditched their existing bank and switched accounts. This is an increase of 19% compared with the same period a year before, when […]

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Finances Still Tight For Consumers

Despite a much improved economic situation in the UK, over a third of people feel that their finances have not improved in the last 12 months. According to research by VoucherCodes.co.uk two out of three Brits find their ever increasing utility bills a source of financial stress as well as seeing their budgets stretched to […]

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