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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.

The hypocrisy shown by the very people who force rules and regulations knows no bounds and reinforces the grotesque chasm between rich and poor. We were dumbfounded that Mr Osborne's budget revealed The Money Advice…
Yet more evidence emerges of contradictory political scruples in the wake of the report from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into the energy industry as it rejects blanket price capping. What’s good for the…
Dear Dan Jarvis We write openly to you in the capacity as a Barnsley constituent and previous local employer in the constituency. This letter is in a response to you and your campaign to stay…
Thursday, 07 January 2016 22:14

Self Cert Update

As many of you are aware, we are involved in the launching of SelfCert.co.uk We have received a few emails this week requesting more information about when it will launch and if we are still…
It went sort of unnoticed, but the Chancellor signalled another massive blow to the finance industry in the UK on Wednesday. Standing in for the Prime Minister at Prime Minister’s Question, he said that he…
We are pleased to announce that as of January 2016 we will be at the forefront of bringing back Self Cert mortgages to the UK through our new sister site. Self Cert mortgages are important…
We wanted to take 5 minutes to stop and write a little bit about how to defeat hackers and keep them away from doing harm to customer’s details. It comes in the aftermath of the…
We read with interest an article in the Daily Mail relating to the 2014 Apprentice winner Mark Wright and how his business Climb Online, is – if you read the article – going from strength…
It is really starting to worry us now that the Chancellor George Osborne is trying to emulate the failure that was Gordon Brown. Not only has the Chancellor borrowed some his failed processor’s polices but…
Thursday, 08 October 2015 04:53

Self Employed or Just Signed Your Rights Away?

We note from Government figures that they claim the numbers of people claiming to be Self Employed / one man companies is rising and this means that the public have so much growing confidence in…
We decided to compile a list of the top 10 professions that have applied for a loan on our site in the last 12 months. Usually we don't like to give out this kind of…
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 09:49

Price Cap - Why No Judicial Review?

For over a year now this website has consistently questioned price caps on payday loans as a bad thing for consumers and a good thing for lenders. We want to break things down and ask…
Thursday, 20 August 2015 06:29

Peer-to-peer being held back by the FCA

Peer-to-peer lending is expected to grow substantially within the next five years. However new lenders in the market been hampered by the FCA's ability to grant licences to new ventures. P2P finance is the future…
This one is a long standing joke for us, it goes back to when Martin replied to us when we pulled out of the short term lending market last year and laid some blame to…
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 00:33

HSBC claims scalp of FCA Chief Wheatley

Cut the bank levy and lose Wheatley - those were the two conditions given to the Treasury by HSBC in return for staying in the UK. This week saw the Treasury finally cut Wheatley adrift…
Thursday, 25 June 2015 15:50

Are Guarantor Loans Legal?

Since the effective end of Payday loans being available to subprime borrowers, Guarantor loans have shot up in popularity. In this article we question whether they are actually legal – or at least have some…
Bankruptcy in Britain is on the rise these days, far too many people see it as a quick fix to their financial woes. Only last week Quick Loans received numerous applications for loans of £500…
Friday, 23 January 2015 17:34

Thumbs up for FCA

We wanted to express our thanks to the Financial Conduct Authority today. We criticise them quite a bit on their policies but their service and courtesy are second to none when it comes to regulators.…
From the 2nd of January 2015 we have decided to show customers what they could have borrowed had the FCA not got involved with price caps. We feel it is important to educate our applicants…
Sunday, 07 December 2014 15:03

Man in Gold Hat Urges Help For The hungry

This isn’t a wind up, it is the latest from the UK’s comedy “do as I say - not as I do brigade”. You simply couldn’t make it up. This time it’s the Arch Bishop…
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