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Bill payers missing out on £2.2BN

Comments Off | 10-10-2015

New data reveals there is a staggering £2.2 billion worth of savings available to households in the UK if they simply switch their energy supplier.
As colder weather sets in, the Government revealed new figures estimating that 11 million households still stand to save £200 or more by switching their gas and electricity supplier.
However a recent

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Rules to cap credit and debit card fees set out by government

Comments Off | 10-10-2015

These new rules, which are part of the Interchange Fee Regulation that the EU agreed earlier this year, introduce an EU-wide cap on the charges paid by a business when a customer pays for something using a card.
As set out in the consultation response, from 9 December 2015, the fees banks can charge will be

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Birmingham man given £782 penalty for fishing without rod licence

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

On Monday 14 September, Mareks Doniks of Smethwick, West Midlands, was found guilty at Stroud Magistrates’ Court of one charge relating to fishing without a rod licence at the Ripple Fishery on the River Severn, Gloucestershire.
He was ordered to pay a £50 fine, £717 in costs and a £15 victim surcharge.
The court heard that on

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UK Commission for Employment and Skills welcomes new aerospace industrial partnership

Comments Off | 02-4-2015

Michael Davis, Chief Executive of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, welcomed the announcement of £10.6 million investment from the government to establish the industrial partnership for the aerospace sector.
He said:
Along with the automotive industry, aerospace and defence are among the UK’s most important industrial sectors. The UK accounts for 22% of the global defence

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Average earners could gain up to £100k in new pension charges reform

Comments Off | 02-4-2015

Minister for Pensions, Steve Webb, set out today (4 February 2015) how from April 2015, people automatically enrolled into a workplace pension will see their charges capped at 0.75%, unless they have chosen a more expensive option. The details are set out in draft regulations laid before Parliament today.
For an average earner currently paying into

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Payzone outlets to accept Dart Charge payments

Comments Off | 07-19-2014

Under plans to partner with one of the largest independent network of payment agents in the UK, drivers will be able to pay their Dart Charge at one of thousands of convenient retail outlets across the country with a Payzone terminal.
Sanef, who are providing the vehicle detection, charging and enforcement services for Dart Charge, will

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