Quick News

Our News service is sometimes tongue in cheek but the messages and accuracy are top level. We report on things long before main stream media.

Monday, 17 September 2018 06:00

QuickLoans Is Giving Away Social.co.uk

For those of you that don’t know. We are at the final stages of our involvement in the finance industry. Before we go, we’d like to donate the name Social.co.uk to a someone or a…
Media reports that the head of the CofE (Church of England) - Justin Welby - intends to buy Wonga’s loan book highlights a shameful PR stunt that is a symbol of all that is wrong…
Friday, 14 September 2018 21:47

Borrowing From Family Reaches All Time High

We all know that as finances have been squeezed tighter than they ever have been that people have had to find different ways to access cash when they have fallen short at the end of…
Saturday, 08 September 2018 19:13

Household Debt

Can you believe that the festive season is a mere sixteen weeks away?! The time when families get together and enjoy all the delights of good food, thoughtful gifts and wonderful company – what better…
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 16:32

How Quick Can You Go? Win a Drive in an F1 Car!

Everything we do at Quick Loans is about speed, but this time it is your chance. We are holding a competition to and the winner will receive a drive in a real F1 Car. You…
Saturday, 01 September 2018 21:08

The truth about who really killed wonga

We sit in in the office here at Quick Loans and chuckle to ourselves as some people claim glory for killing Wonga. The truth is a lot stranger than many of you would actually know.…
We wrote an article several years ago asking why after discussing the issue with the FCA, Wonga would in 2014 voluntarily pay and write off around £200m in compensation to stay in a market which…
We have long been a critic of the Tesla brand and Elon Musk. It’s a company that operates like a pyramid scheme with its foundations built on PR, rumours, and gimmicks. In our opinion, Tesla…
Sunday, 12 August 2018 09:23

Tesla And The World's Greatest Con Man

Everyone’s talking about the possibility that the world’s best-known electric car manufacturer, Tesla, could be going bust within the coming months. Many are saying they will, and many are saying that they are too big…
Thursday, 09 August 2018 18:19

Football's going bust, not coming home

One thing we are very good at is spotting when an industry is in trouble, and right now football, especially English football is going bust right before our very eyes. Almost without any attention from…
Quick Loans has completed the purchase of the Cheque Centre, with the aim of relaunching the brand, it was announced today. Once the second biggest lender on the UK high street, the Cheque Centre, which…
Renting. Apparently, everyone’s into it. In fact, it is so normal to rent a house these days that the government has been advised to put plans in place to develop more renter’s rights, and has…
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 05:35

We are the victims, not the borrowers

The mainstream media took another swipe at the lending industry this week when they ran a story documenting how there was a 57 per cent rise in the number of complaints from consumers relating to…
Recently something rather odd has been happening in finance and even we are not sure what the reasons for it are. Just why is there now a trend in finance to separate brands and lenders.…
Another tax on business is just about to go live in the form of GDPR. The problem is that GDPR will significantly increase costs for small business and won’t ever lead to single prosecution. It’s…
The Government has confirmed that they intend to widen the qualifying criteria of the “Debt Respite Scheme” (which is more commonly known as Breathing Space) so that more people can take advantage of it. We…
We've always known it, but now it seems that even the public agrees. A recent survey conducted for Polls.co.uk shows that the charity sector now has a lower approval rating than short-term lenders. Including losing…
Sat with smirks on our faces we have been watching the Facebook privacy saga unfold here at Quick Loans. The hysteria of the media and Facebook users has been priceless, if not a little irritating.…
Monday, 26 March 2018 16:49

Could FaceBook Go Bankrupt?

With all the trouble that Facebook has been facing recently, the question has to be asked, could they go out of business? Our answer is yes and they probably will within 3 years. FaceBook is…
It’s not all that often that we get a little bit serious with our news updates but on this occasion we feel that it is right and just to do so. A man could be…
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