A Fareham firm has been hit with a £100,000 fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending millions of spam texts about mobile phone upgrades. The ICO’s investigation, informed by more than 1,000 complaints from the public, found Onecom Limited broke the law which sets out strict rules about…

A company behind 99.5 million nuisance calls has been fined a record £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).Keurboom Communications Ltd has been issued the ICO’s highest ever nuisance calls fine after more than 1,000 people complained about recorded – also known as automated – calls.The calls, made over an…

After almost ten years we have finally reached 100,000 registered users of the LegalBeagles community support forum. Welcome to our newest member, @Siwel, sadly we don’t have balloons and confetti, but we’re happy to upgrade you to our VIP section as a thank you for being our 100,000th member !!!

The annual Business Plan gives details of the specific areas of work the FCA is prioritising for the next year. These priorities are based on a combination of the intelligence gathered through the Sector Views and the FCA’s intervention framework. Key pieces of work identified in the Business Plan include:…

Wonga has confirmed a data breach where up to 250,000 accounts have been compromised. The incident is now being investigated by the police and has been reported to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Wonga has updated their website with further information and confirmed that they are contacting all those affected…

The House of Lords Financial Exclusion Committee is calling for the UK Government, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and banks to give greater priority to tackling financial exclusion. In its new report, “Tackling financial exclusion: A country that works for everyone?”HOUSE OF LORDS (REPORT PDF )Select Committee on Financial Exclusion,…