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The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) expects to handle a record number of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) complaints in 2017 according to its plan for the coming year. In its ‘Plan and budget 2017/18’ report the Ombudsman says it expects to resolve 360,000 PPI complaints in total next year, more than double what it has been able to resolve this year.
24 January 2017

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) expects to handle a record number of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) complaints in 2017 according to its plan for the coming year.

In its ‘Plan and budget 2017/18’ report the Ombudsman says it expects to resolve 360,000 PPI complaints in total next year, more than double what it has been... Read more

HSBC are among three global banks to receive multi-million pound fines from the European Commission for their part in rigging an important financial benchmark rate. Along with US firm JPMorgan and French bank Credit Agricole, HSBC were found to be part of a ‘cartel’ of financial firms who colluded to rig the Euribor interest rate for periods between 2005 and 2008.
17 January 2017

HSBC are among three global banks to receive multi-million pound fines from the European Commission for their part in rigging an important financial benchmark rate.

Along with US firm JPMorgan and French bank Credit Agricole, HSBC were found to be part of a... Read more

If you have come across the name Plevin during your claim with us or seen it mentioned in the media it is because of the potentially huge impact it could have on how Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claims are handled. Plevin is a legal case that looks at the amount of PPI premiums which were attributed to unusually high levels of commission, and whether or not consumers were misled simply by brokers failing to disclose these levels as part of selling PPI.
12 January 2017

If you have come across the name Plevin during your claim with us or seen it mentioned in the media it is because of the potentially huge impact it could have on how Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claims are handled.

Plevin is a legal case that looks at the... Read more

Royal Bank of Scotland is one of three major UK lenders to have failed the Bank of England’s most recent stress test and must find another £2bn to make it more resilient. Barclays and Standard Chartered were the other two firms to fall short on the regular measure, implemented by the Bank of England following the financial crisis when the likes of RBS had to be bailed out by the taxpayer.
10 January 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland is one of three major UK lenders to have failed the Bank of England’s most recent stress test and must find another £2bn to make it more resilient.

Barclays and Standard Chartered were the other two firms to fall short on the regular measure, implemented by the Bank of England following the... Read more

Major UK banks are still setting aside billions of pounds to compensate customers for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI). Lloyds and Barclays were amongst those to announce further provisions in their third quarter results last month, further denouncing expectations that the mis-selling saga was winding down.
4 January 2017

Major UK banks are still setting aside billions of pounds to compensate customers for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI).

Lloyds and Barclays were amongst those to announce further provisions in their third quarter results last month, further denouncing expectations that the mis-selling saga was... Read more

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