Credit card companies pushing credit on millions of people who can’t pay

People who don’t think they can pay their debts are being given thousand of pounds of credit they haven’t asked for, Citizens Advice warns...

Retail sales fall for fifth month in a row

Retail sales volumes in the year to September fell for the fifth consecutive month, albeit at a slower pace than the previous month, according...

Lowest paid are most likely to have lost income and increased debt in pandemic

New polling, published today (Monday) by the TUC, finds that low earners are more likely than middle and higher earners to have been forced...

Warning of ‘massive’ financial hit on workers as tipping falls victim to Covid

Sacha Lord, Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, has launched calls for an industry-wide fair tipping policy in a move backed by worker’s...

COVID LATEST-Further 1,239 deaths in UK as vaccine wars break out in Europe

A further 1,239 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday, bringing the UK total to 103,126. The government also...

Four in five parents worried about county lines in their local area

More than four out of five parents and carers are concerned about children being exploited to sell drugs in their local area according to...

11,237 fewer firefighters means UK not ready for two national emergencies at once

Fire and rescue services won’t be ready for major threats to the UK without more firefighters, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has warned, as...

Bishop of Manchester-Inquiry into child sexual abuse was “pretty shameful” for the Church of...

The Bishop of Manchester David Walker has said that the inquiry into child sexual abuse was “pretty shameful” for the Church of England and...

Banks are denying reimbursement to innocent scam victims, despite new industry rules, warns Which?

Which? is concerned by early signs that some of Britain’s biggest banks are refusing to reimburse blameless victims of devastating transfer fraud, despite the...

Two leading medical journals describe Xmas respite as a rash decision

Two leading health Journals have urged the Government to rethink its plans for mixing over Christmas Both the British Medical Journal and Health Service Journal warned...