Regulations

Underpaid workers get £4.6 million in wage arrears

06 Jun 14

Underpaid workers received more than £4.6 million in minimum wage arrears during 2013/14, HM Revenue & Customs has said.

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New mortgage rules take effect

25 Apr 14

People applying for a mortgage are to face tougher financial checks, as the Financial Conduct Authority’s new market regulations take effect tomorrow (26 April 2014).

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Overdrafts poor value, says FCA

11 Apr 14

Overdraft terms set by lenders are "complex and opaque", the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.

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SMEs need consumer-level protection

14 Mar 14

Small and micro businesses need the same level of protection as consumers when buying utilities, according to a report by the Federation of Small Businesses.

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Retirement options advice reforms

11 Mar 14

Pension providers will have to do more to help retirees turn their pension savings into a retirement income, under reforms announced by the Association of British Insurers.

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