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Clydesdale Bank fined a record £20m for PPI failings

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 | News

Clydesdale Bank has been fined more than £20 million by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for "serious failings" in the way it handled complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI).

Opt-out' selling to be banned by FCA

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | News

The sales practice known as 'opt-out selling' is set to be outlawed under new proposals announced today by regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Top 10 strange pet insurance claims

Friday, 06 March 2015 | News

If you're a cat or dog owner, then you'll be surprised at the scraps your pet can get into that could mean you'll spend a fortune in vet bills.

6,000 keys left to burglars to gain easy access

Thursday, 08 January 2015 | News

More than 6,000 homes are burgled each year because thieves have easy access to the property's keys, new data has revealed.

Brits lose £16bn in gadgets over five years

Friday, 31 October 2014 | News

Careless Brits have lost more than £16 billion worth of tech and gadgets in the past five years, new research has found.

65% of complaints to Ombudsman about PPI

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | News

Some 88,000 new complaints about financial companies flooded into the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) during July, August and September.

Kids carry valuables worth over £200 to school

Monday, 01 September 2014 | News

As the school term starts, kids are carrying more than £201 worth of valuables to and from school each day, a new study has revealed.

2.5m PPI customers to have complaints reviewed

Friday, 29 August 2014 | News

Some 2.5 million customers are to have their payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints re-opened to make sure they have been treated fairly.

PPI complaints still reach 5,000 a week

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 | News

Complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) continued to pour into the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) in the three months to July at a rate of almost 57,000 over the three-month period.

Comparison insurance websites criticised by FCA

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 | News

Price comparison insurance websites are not meeting consumers' expectations or providing them with appropriate information, a review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.