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2015-03-27 15_34_29-Government earmarks extra £250,000 to tackle e-crime _ Money _ The Guardian

Government earmarks extra £250,000 to tackle e-crime

The government is giving extra funding to the National Trading Standards Board to help it crack down on copycat websites masquerading as legitimate government services which leave unwary consumers thousands of pounds out of pocket ...
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2015-03-27 09_55_57-shopping - Google Search

New digital shopping rights boost for consumers

Consumers are set to benefit from new shopping rights after the Consumer Rights Act received Royal Assent in Parliament yesterday. The new rules will mean extending consumer rights to digital content for the first time ...
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2015-03-25 17_56_27-O2 Think Big - Home

O2 Think Big wins Big Society Award

O2 Think Big programme which helps young people turn their ideas into reality has been recognised with a Big Society Award. O2 Think Big is the latest winner of the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award ...
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2015-03-25 14_36_00-Meeting the need for affordable credit - Carnegie UK Trust • LegalBeagles.info

Meeting the need for affordable credit – Carnegie UK Trust

How to provide access to more affordable credit for citizens is a long-standing, complex public policy issue. This discussion paper by the Trust, led by Carnegie Associate Niall Alexander, highlights that we need a much ...
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Motorists warned about DVLA refund scam emails

DVLA warns the public of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driving licence and vehicle tax details via an online link. In some cases the email quotes a 16 digit reference number, ...
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FCA to ban pre-ticked ‘add-on’ insurance sales | Money | The Guardian

The pre-ticked selling of insurance “add-ons” – such as legal expenses cover added to home insurance and breakdown cover as part of a car insurance deal – is to be banned by the Financial Conduct ...
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ASA Adjudication on FCL Consumer Finance Ltd – Advertising Standards Authority

ASA Adjudication on FCL Consumer Finance Ltd FCL Consumer Finance Ltd t/a Smart-Pig.com 12 Hamilton Terrace Leamington Spa Warwickshire CV32 4LY Date: 25 March 2015 Media: Poster, Ambient Sector: Financial Number of complaints: 4 Complaint ...
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Pension Wise guidance appointments

How to book Call 030 0330 1001 between 8am and 10pm, Monday to Sunday. Calls cost the same as a normal call - if your calls are free, it’s included. Appointments are free and impartial ...
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CP15/12: Pension Wise – recommendation policy Consultation

FCA publish consultation paper on their policy for making recommendation to the designated guidance providers and the Treasury. To support this increased flexibility, Pension Wise is being introduced to help empower consumers to make informed ...
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Pension Wise phone line 030 0330 1001

A phone line to give guidance to people ahead of April's pension reforms has opened, just two weeks before the changes take effect. Anyone over the age of 55 can call the government's Pension Wise ...
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The Law Society & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v The Lord Chancellor [2015] EWCA Civ 230 (25 March 2015)

Criminal solicitors have failed in their attempt to prevent the justice secretary, Chris Grayling, imposing deep cuts on the number of legal aid contracts for defence lawyers. But the Law Society and the London Criminal ...
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2015-03-25 09_55_22-solicitor - Google Search

SRA | Record fine from SDT |Nigel Harvie

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) has handed down a record fine to a solicitor who took an unfair advantage of his former client. To view the decision against this individual, click the decision below. Prosecution—26 ...
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