Articles by Edmund Greaves

Major crackdown announced on advertised broadband speeds

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

Broadband customers who feel they’re not getting the advertised download speed will be relieved to hear that the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today announced a crackdown on how internet providers can promote...

Energy provider E fined for misleading customers

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

Energy provider E has been fined £260,000 by Ofgem for misleading its customers.

Autumn Budget 2017: Freeze on alcohol, fuel, and air passenger duties but tobacco duty to rise

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Drinkers, drivers, and economy flight passengers may welcome news that alcohol, fuel, and air passenger duties have been frozen, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in his Autumn Budget.

A third of parents admit to being more cautious when investing for their kids

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Parents investing for their children may be missing out on the opportunity to achieve better returns by plumping for lower risk investments despite the longer timeframe kids have to ebb out stock market highs and lows.

Autumn Budget 2017 predictions: Will the Chancellor take from the old to give to the young?

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

This Wednesday (22 November) Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver the Budget amid calls for bold action on rebalancing opportunities for younger generations.

Investors pile into tech funds as experts urge caution on big five US tech giants

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | News

Investors have been moving out of UK funds into technology funds, according to The Share Centre.

Use of bailiffs by councils jumps in two years

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | News

Local councils are increasingly resorting to using bailiffs as 2.3 million debts were passed on in 2016/17.

Charity calls for law change forcing banks to better support cancer sufferers

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | News

Cancer sufferers come under undue financial pressure because of a lack of support from banks and building societies, according to Macmillan Cancer Support.

Energy rationing a reality for 23 million households

Monday, 13 November 2017 | News

Households are being urged to check their energy deals amid the revelation that 23 million UK households will ration their usage this winter.

Three in five don’t have a will: Sort yours during Will Aid Month

Saturday, 11 November 2017 | News

Parents and cohabiting couples are being urged to make sure they have a will in place to prevent unforeseen outcomes if the worst were to happen.