News Archive - Articles Published during April 2009
New Debt Facts Revealed by Charity01 Apr 2009 | by Michael RossBritons have accumulated a debt mountain of almost £1.5 trillion, a charity has revealed. Economic Downturn 'Will be Worse in US'01 Apr 2009 | by Michael RossGermany and Japan are also expected by a new report to suffer a sharper contraction in output than the UK. BT and TalkTalk Increase Landline Tariffs01 Apr 2009 | by Jayne DavisonTwo of the country's largest landline providers have announced increases to their monthly charges. £50k Savings Protection 'Might be Raised'01 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordThe possible rule change would follow the recent worsening of the credit crunch, which saw Icesave enter administration. Savers 'Unaware of Tax-saving Options'01 Apr 2009 | by Michael RossMany British savers do not know that they can reduce tax payments on savings using products such as ISAs, a new survey finds. Abbey Issues ISA Warning01 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordThe report showcases the apparent reluctance of Britons to save in the current adverse financial conditions. Online Credit Card Payments Rising in Popularity01 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordIncreasing numbers of Britons are using the online payment service PayPal to make credit card purchases, new research has revealed. Businesses 'Should Offer Employees Dental Cover'01 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisA majority of businesses feel that employers should offer staff dental healthcare plans, according to a new study. Financial Reforms on the Agenda at G20 Talks01 Apr 2009 | by Michael RossBarack Obama expressed hope that the summit would help to develop a unified plan to tackle the credit crunch and economic downturn. G20 Splits Deepen Ahead of Summit Meeting02 Apr 2009 | by Michael RossDiscussions between world leaders over the economic crisis are to continue all day at London's Excel Centre. ISAs Mark Ten-Year Anniversary02 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordDiligent savers could have accumulated almost £40,000 in deposits by using their full ISA allowances over the period, it has been claimed. House Price Boost for March02 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordThe latest figures from Nationwide revealed that house prices rose in March for the first time since October 2007, but the building society warned against over-optimism. House of Lords Backs Banks in New Charges Case02 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordHopes of a quick resolution for bank charges claimants have been dashed by the latest events. Homeowners 'Failing to Protect Gardens'02 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisThe majority of British householders have not ensured that their home insurance covers the plants in their gardens. Homeowners Reducing Mortgage Debt02 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordBritish householders have been paying off mortgages in record amounts due to the drop in house prices and historically low base rate, the Bank of England has revealed. FTSE Breaks 4,000 as Investor Confidence Builds02 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordInvestors' positive mood appears to stem from this morning's Nationwide announcement that house prices are on the up once more. Axa Updates Travel Insurance Policies02 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisAxa has tweaked its travel insurance policies to ensure that UK citizens going to the Channel Islands will be covered for medical treatment. Pension Plans 'Still In The Red'02 Apr 2009 | by Peter WakefordCompanies' accounts are being adversely affected by their retirement savings schemes for workers, a survey has indicated. Senior Staff at French Nuclear Giant EDF Accused of Spying on Greenpeace02 Apr 2009 | by Michael RossSenior staff at state-owned energy company, EDF, have been charged with engaging in industrial espionage against Greenpeace France. CCW Welcomes Calls for Water Metering03 Apr 2009 | by Jayne DavisonThe recommendations of a new Environment Agency report could help lower customer bills, experts claimed.