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The scandal of mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) has been in and out of the public spotlight for over a decade1, with some calling it ‘the biggest mis-selling scandal in financial services history’2. But how much do you really know about the whole PPI saga? Here are 5 facts that you may not have known about PPI which show the scandal is far from over:
17 June 2016

The scandal of mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) has been in and out of the public spotlight for over a decade, with some calling it ‘the biggest mis-selling scandal in financial... Read more

Who are the FSCS and how do they work?
7 June 2016

Have you ever thought about what would happen if the bank or building society that you were holding your life savings with suddenly went out of business?

What would happen to those savings? Would you get your money back? And how?

Since 2001 the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has been there for this very eventuality, recovering large sums of money for people... Read more

Concerns grow over suitability of travel insurance sold with Packaged Bank Accounts
24 May 2016

Concerns have been raised over the suitability of travel insurance which is sold as part of Packaged Bank Accounts (PBAs).

PBAs are bank accounts that charge a monthly or annual fee, and in return offer a range of features such as travel insurance, mobile phone cover or preferential rates on products such as loans.

However... Read more

Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award
20 April 2016

The Fair Trade Practice are delighted to announce that we are the proud new recipients of a bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

The ERS recognises commitment and support from UK employers for current and former defence personnel. Awards are given to employer organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the Armed Forces community.

We are delighted to have... Read more

Calling all Mo Bro's and Mo Sista's
23 November 2015

Movember is an annual event based on the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness for men’s health. This sees any donations put forward for Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Poor Mental Health and Physical Inactivity. The charity started in 2003 with just 30 Australian participants. Within 1 year a further 450 people had joined the campaign raising just over... Read more

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