Richard Lloyd

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Name: Richard Lloyd
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 4 reports

Bank staff failure on savings advice

BANK AND building society staff are giving “inexcusably” bad information about how much of their customers’ money would be protected if the provider were to go bust, an investigation has found.Researchers from consumer group Which? posed as new customers ... [Published Crossgates Today - 38 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Simon Read: Facebook and PayPal may be about to cash in as people get more fed up with high-street banks

Which? says the unfair current account market is long overdue for a shake-up. It called this week for the Competition and Markets Authority to refer current accounts to a full competition inquiry. Explaining why, the Which? executive director, Richard ... [Published The Independent - 7 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Bolstered Wolves to get wide

Curses aside, Wolves coach Richard Lloyd knows he must get his side moving up the ladder - and he has brought in reinforcements to do it. Curses aside, Wolves coach Richard Lloyd knows he must get his side moving up the ladder - and he has brought in ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Takeaway shops left feeling sheepish after FSA research reveals lamb dish concerns

:38 PMWritten byIT’S troubling to think that your Friday night lamb biryani may not be what it seems.Following recent investigations into takeaways by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), local food outlets will undergo new testing measures to ensure ingredients ... [Published Bedfordshire on Sunday - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 9 reports

Lamb curries and kebabs in UK 'often another meat'

Takeaway joints in Britain will face a new stringent testing programme and a fine after a food watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways -- usually curries or kebabs -- it checked contained a different meat.The Foods Standards Agency (FSA) found ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Support Seymour Hersh

On April 15, we wrote about the controversy sparked by Seymour Hersh’s latest article in the London Review of Books, The Red Line and the Rat Line . As in his earlier LRB article, Whose Sarin? , he maintains that the Obama administration knew that the ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fancy a bank holiday kebab? You might want to think again

New survey finds 'rogue meat' in half of all meals tested©If you're planning celebrating the bank holiday weekend with a kebab or a curry - you might want to think again.Shock tests on takeaway curries and kebabs have sparked fears that some may contain ... [Published Best Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Call for inquiry into current account market

16/4/14By Simon O'HareConsumer group Which? has called for a full-scale competition inquiry into the current account market saying the big providers have "unhealthy dominance".It said too few customers are switching their current accounts to new providers ... [Published Confused.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

More Than 600,000 Switch Bank

16/04/2014More than 600,000 people have switched to a different current account provider in the last 6 months, following the introduction of a new scheme aimed at making switching banks easier.The scheme enforces new rules that guarantee current account ... [Published FinancialAdvice.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Which? and Labour call for banking current account competition inquiry

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 ByEarlier this month,.The service, which guarantees customers will be able to change their current account providers within seven days, was .The Payments Council, which oversees the service, said the figures showed it was ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Calling time on premium rate calls for consumers

by Jane DentonOn 14th April 2014, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) hit out against financial services firms, including high-street banks, charging customers premium telephone rates for after-sales customer care or complaints and announced its ... [Published Kensington & Chelsea Today - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Which? response to the PASC report

Monday 14th April 2014 | 00:01 Which? press releaseWhich? executive director, Richard Lloyd, said:"It's essential for better public services that the Government makes iteasier and more effective for people to complain. If complaints about badexperiences ... [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 14 2014]
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Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said: "it is inexcusable that bank staff can’t give customers basic information about the compensation scheme if their bank goes bust."
...Explaining why, the Which? executive director, Richard Lloyd, said: "low switching levels and a high level of complaints show the unhealthy dominance of the biggest banks is set to continue and this market is not working in the best interests of consumers."

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Bank staff failure on savings advice [Published Crossgates Today - 38 mins ago]
Record number complain about electricity and ga... [Published Herald Scotland - 2 hours ago]
Bank staff fail tests on compensation scheme [Published Which? - 3 hours ago]
Banks misleading customers over money protectio... [Published Morning Star Online - 4 hours ago]
Banks in dock for poor advice about savings cover [Published The Scotsman - 4 hours ago]
Bank staff lack compensation info [Published BT.com - 5 hours ago]
Barclays new overdraft rates nearly as bad as p... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
Simon Read: Facebook and PayPal may be about to... [Published The Independent - 7 hours ago]
Bolstered Wolves to get wide [Published Illawarra Mercury - 17 hours ago]
Cumberland Association of Primitive Baptist to ... [Published Birmingham Times - Apr 17 2014]
Takeaway shops left feeling sheepish after FSA ... [Published Bedfordshire on Sunday - Apr 17 2014]
Scientists Support Seymour Hersh [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 17 2014]
Lamb curries and kebabs in UK 'often another meat' [Published Business Standard India - Apr 17 2014]
Fancy a bank holiday kebab? You might want to t... [Published Best Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Tests find beef, chicken in British lamb takeaways [Published The New Age Online - Apr 17 2014]
Tests reveal a third of lamb takeaways contain ... [Published Food Navigator - Apr 17 2014]
FSA to test lamb takeaways after adulteration c... [Published Food Manufacture - Apr 17 2014]
Dodgy takeaways prompt Which? calls for action ... [Published Grocer - Apr 17 2014]
'Worrying’ evidence of food fraud found in take... [Published TheInformationDaily.com - Apr 17 2014]
Lamb takeaway? 40% of curries and kebabs contai... [Published The Week UK - Apr 17 2014]
Meat fraud discovered in takeaways [Published MeatInfo.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Tests ordered over 'lamb' take-away food fraud [Published Channel 4 - Apr 17 2014]
Shocking food test results expose 'lamb' takeaw... [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
Lamb takeaway owners to get grilling [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
No lamb detected in 'lamb' products [Published Surrey Comet - Apr 17 2014]
'Some lamb kebabs in takeaways have no lamb in ... [Published Asian Image - Apr 17 2014]
Two in five lamb takeaway meals ‘made from othe... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Two in five lamb takeaway meals ‘made from othe... [Published Metro.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Food fraud: What's in your takeaway? [Published Which? - Apr 16 2014]
Cheating restaurants substituting lamb for chea... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
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Syrian Arab Republic: Barrel Bombs Sow Terror i... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 09 2014]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: Syrian Arab Republic Jamie Dettmer February 07, 2014 BEIRUT — Every war brings a new terror and in recent weeks so-called barrel bombs dropped from helicopters into rebel-held areas by forces loyal to Syria’s President ...
Possible Implications of Faulty US Technical In... [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jan 18 2014]
VOLTAIRE NETWORK | 18 JANUARY 2014  FRANÇAIS  ESPAÑOL Richard Lloyd, a former UN weapons inspector, and Theodore Postol, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), published a report which challenges the ballistic data used by U.S. ...
Weapons Inspectors: Syrian Chemical Weapons Fir... [Published Zero Hedge - Jan 17 2014]
The head of the UN weapons inspectors said that the American case for Syrian government firing chemical weapons was weak, because the rockets can only go 2 miles … but government-held territory is much further away. Similarly, McClatchy reported ...
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