Financial Ombudsman Service sees rise in complaints

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), which provides consumers with free, independent assistance in resolving disputes with financial services, reports an 18% rise in consumer complaints.  The underlying cause of the increase stems from a couple of factors, according to a spokesman from FOS. Lean economic times tend to make financial institutions unwilling to pay settlements […]

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Eco-friendly Ecover concentrated laundry liquid launched

Ecover have extended their laundry range to include two highly effective and truly ecological concentrated laundry liquids: Ecover Concentrated Bio and Ecover Concentrated Non Bio. Offering exceptional washing results, even at low temperatures; more washes per bottle; 54% less packaging per wash and 68% less transport miles, Ecover’s powerful new concentrates mean you can tackle […]

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Government act against online scams

The government has started up a cyber enforcement team and allocated more funds to the Trading Standards in an effort to reduce the amount of online scams. Figures from OFT suggest that there are three million people involved in online scams every year within the UK, which costs the population around £3.5b per year.  Most […]

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New Flexi Cash ISA from M&S Money

M&S Money has announced the launch if its new flexi cash ISA option, offering a variable rate of 2.65% AER/tax-free (Annual Equivalent Rate) which includes the bonus rate of 1.25% for 18 months from initial deposit. The new Flexi Cash ISA requires a minimum deposit of £100 to be made, either paid in one lump […]

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