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Hundreds of thousands of renters live in dangerous homes because of 'confusing' regulations

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 | News

Hundreds of thousands of tenants in England are living mouldy or hazardous homes because of “weak and confusing” regulations, Citizens Advice warns.

Nine in 10 over-65s face a social care “time bomb” and could be forced to sell their homes to fund their care

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 | News

Nine in 10 pensioners face a “financial time bomb” because they have not planned for future social care costs, a new report suggests.

Poorest pensioners have incomes 70% higher than worst-off households nearing retirement

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 | News

While state pensions have been increasing in recent years, for those nearing retirement there is a growing poverty gap as the state pension age keeps increasing.

Which are the best energy firms? Too many are failing to provide good customer service, says Citizens Advice

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 | News

Far too many energy companies are failing to deliver good customer service, according to Citizens Advice.

EE fined £100,000 for targeting customers with unlawful texts

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 | News

The UK's largest mobile phone network, EE, has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner for sending customers marketing text messages without obtaining consent.

NatWest mobile users can now pay off their credit card with a cheaper fixed fee

Monday, 24 June 2019 | News

NatWest credit card customers are being given the option to pay off their large purchases with a fixed monthly fee rather than being charged the normal credit card interest rate.

LINK adds thousands of Post Offices to its ATM locator app

Friday, 21 June 2019 | News

Cash machine network provider Link has updated its ATM locator app to include thousands of Post Office locations across the country.

Seven in 10 final salary pension transfers approved, leading FCA to step up crackdown

Friday, 21 June 2019 | News

The high proportion of pension transfers goes against the regulator’s stance that transfers are unsuitable for most.

Energy customers to foot £172 million bill after collapse of 11 energy suppliers

Friday, 21 June 2019 | News

British households face a potential bill of £172 million from the collapse of 11 energy suppliers since January 2018.

Where are the UK fraud hotspots? New research reveals the places you are most likely to get scammed

Thursday, 20 June 2019 | News

New research has found that London is the fraud capital of the UK, while Sussex is a hotspot for dating scams.