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He's watched by millions, holds an OBE for his work and has donated millions of pounds to charity - so just how influential is Martin Lewis?
30 October 2019

There are not many public figures today whose reputation remains untarnished, no less their word taken as gospel by millions.

But Martin Steven Lewis, or the Money Saving Expert as you probably know him, has spent the last 16 years garnering that kind of trust from people up and down the country when it comes to their personal financial matters.

Leading consumer rights campaigns, saving millions money on their day-to-day costs... Read more

In a climate where trust is currently at a premium, it’s no wonder a recommendation from someone you know can prove so powerful. Find out how The Fair Trade Practice are harnessing this to help bring financial justice to thousands.
22 September 2019

In a climate where trust is currently at a premium, it’s no wonder a recommendation from someone you know can prove so powerful.

Sources of information such as government and the media have never been under more scrutiny, as politicians and journalists are amongst the least trusted professions in the UK.

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Claims Management Companies are often painted as the pantomime villains of the PPI saga, but just how much have they actually helped consumers to reclaim what was mis-sold?
19 September 2019

It’s the biggest scandal in UK financial history, but you could be forgiven for being confused about who is to blame for the PPI mis-selling saga.

The answer is of course the banks, lenders and brokers... Read more

Websites and phone lines at major UK banks crashed under the weight of demand on PPI deadline day, despite them having two years to prepare. So why were customers unable to access online complaint forms and phone queues stretch beyond an hour and a half?
9 September 2019

Websites and phone lines at the UK’s major banks crashed under the weight of huge demand on the final day of the PPI deadline.

Major lenders such as Santander, NatWest, Barclays and RBS all experienced technical difficulties and long waits on the day that the door to new PPI complaints closed... Read more

The FCA’s deadline on all new mis-sold PPI complaints has passed, heralding the beginning of the end for the most costly scandal in UK banking history. So what happens to PPI now the deadline is here?
3 September 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority’s deadline on all new mis-sold PPI complaints has passed, heralding the beginning of the end for the most costly scandal in UK... Read more

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