Articles by Adam Williams

easyJet founder Stelios aims to shake up financial services with Isa launch

Saturday, 24 February 2018 | News

The founder of easyJet has launched a new brand in the personal finance market, offering an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa) to investors.

Deal of the week: Travel from London to Amsterdam by Eurostar for £35

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

Eurostar has launched a new direct rail route between London St Pancras and Amsterdam Centraal, with one-way tickets from £35.

RBS and other banks increase provision for PPI claims

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is the latest bank to set aside further cash to fund compensation for victims of the PPI scandal.

More than 100,000 sign up for Lifetime Isas

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

More than 100,000 people have opened a Lifetime Isa (Lisa), with Skipton Building Society alone enticing almost 65,000 customers to open a cash version of the Lisa.

TV licence fee set to rise from April

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | News

The TV licence, which funds BBC television and radio services, is set to rise for the second successive year.

Lloyds increases dividends despite further PPI payouts

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 | News

Lloyds Banking Group set aside another £1.65 billion to compensate the victims of the PPI scandal during 2017, on the back of increased customer complaints.

Over 55s look to ‘gig economy’ to ease into retirement

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 | News

People aged 55 and over are increasingly turning to the ‘gig economy’ in order to help fund the cost of their retirement.

Government announces major review of student loans

Monday, 19 February 2018 | News

Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a major review of student financing in England, after sustained criticism of the current system.

Spend your old tenners – paper £10 notes to lose legal tender status

Monday, 19 February 2018 | News

There are less than two weeks left for consumers to spend paper £10 notes, with more than £2.1 billion worth of these notes remaining in circulation.

High student loan interest rates deemed ‘questionable’ by MPs

Sunday, 18 February 2018 | News

The government must consider lowering the high interest rates it charges on student loans, a cross-party group of MPs has said.