Technology is revolutionising all sectors of life, finance and employment are no exceptions. In these articles we look at the impacts on finance in the recruitment sector.

Jun 27

Millions Are Living an Almost Cashless Lifestyle

The rapid rise in the use of debit cards and mobile payments has seen a sharp rise the number of people using cash-free options as their preferred method of payment.

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Jun 27

PPI Complaint Firms Switching to Payday Loan Sector

Customers are claiming they were mis-sold the loans themselves, rather than any Payment Protection Insurance connected to them, so this loophole may allow those claims companies to switch tack and go after the payday loan firms.

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Jun 27

Small Online Bank With Most Complaints is Revolut

Revolut generated more complaints to the Financial Ombudsmen Service. Newly released figures reveal that the Fintech bank was the most complained about institution.

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Jun 27

UK Unemployment Reaches Lowest Levels in 45 years

There has never been more people in work in the UK in the last 45 years than there is now, despite the constant uncertainty over Brexit.

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Jun 26

UK Households Are Being Overcharged by £250 Million On Energy Costs

Energy regulator Ofgem (Office of Gas and Electricity Markets) has warned that consumers are being overcharged by a quarter of a billion pound each year on prepay meters and has called on energy suppliers to do more to correct the anomaly.

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Jun 4

Children from poorer backgrounds more likely to be unemployed, says study

New research has found that youngsters who grew up in poverty are less likely to be able to find jobs than their peers with equivalent qualifications. The study from charity group Impetus revealed that children from more affluent backgrounds were 50% more likely to be employed or in education than poorer children with the same qualifications. They believe this is due to what they describe as a “youth jobs gap”.

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May 29

Debit cards: a beginner’s guide to using them

Cash is no longer king, but if you don’t want to use credit cards what else is there? For many, debit cards provide the solution offering the convenience of credit cards and the immediacy of cash.

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May 22

Could the government be about to introduce zero interest loans?

Prior to the Autumn Budget, Philip Hammond revealed that the government was considering the introduction of zero interest loans. A measure designed to help the 3 million people caught in a poverty cycle, those on a low income would be able to borrow money without ending up in vast amounts of debt.

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May 20

BREXIT: A Suits Me Consumer Poll

On the lead up to the March Brexit deadline Suits Me asked our community of account holding customers to answer a six question survey.

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May 14

Effects of financial stress hits UK workers

Britain currently has the lowest rates of unemployment seen in the country in 40 years but despite this, there’s mass financial stress. Many workers find it hard to get from one payday to the next, running out of money for essentials mid-month.

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May 9

Payday lender slammed for using Brexit to scaremonger customers into loans

Just when you think you’ve heard everything possible about Brexit, here’s another story to add to the collection. Payday lender, Peachy, has been scolded by the ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) for one of its adverts which used the political situation to scare people into applying.

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