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UK should investigate if Wonga lending fraudulent-MP

By Steve SlaterLONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Britain should consider more legislation to regulate the short-term loans industry and authorities should examine lending practices by market leader Wonga to consider if they were fraudulent, a UK politician said ... [Published London South East - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Help to Buy 2 gets green light from Carney to stay on track

Mark Carney has given the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme the green light to continue without changes to the scheme's house price cap of £600,000 or the fee charged to lenders.George Osborne asked the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) to review the ... [Published Mortgage Solutions - 5 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

John Mann MP welcomes FCA decision on Wonga

Thursday 2nd October 2014 | 11:15 John Mann MP press releaseTreasury Select Committee member John Mann has welcomed today's news that the FCA has forced the pay day lender Wonga to make major changes to its affordability criteria.John Mann is now calling ... [Published PoliticsHome - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ofgem raps firms over debt letters

Energy regulator Ofgem has criticised some of the UK’s leading utilities for sending misleading letters to customers in debt.A review of correspondence carried out by the regulator earlier this year found several companies used ‘alternative branding’ ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Three big British banks face regulatory fines

THREE of Britain’s biggest banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland, are among half-a-dozen facing record regulatory fines up to a combined £2 billion to settle an investigation into foreign exchange market manipulation.Britain’s financial regulator held ... [Published The Scotsman - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Misguided Rush to Raise Rates

The Bank of England is tiptoeing toward an interest-rate increase, itching to reset monetary policy from its current crisis state yet understandably wary of snuffing out the U.K.'s nascent economic recovery. Policy makers, though, should beware raising ... [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

BBA Brief – 11 September 2014

million customers have switched current accountsFigures released by the Payments Council show that between October 2013 and August 2014 there’s been a 19% increase in the current account switching rate, in comparison to the same period last year ( Guardian ... [Published British Bankers' Association - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Carney: massive shortfall in currency reserves for independent Scotland

Mark Carney faced tough questioning by the Treasury select committee on the future financial stability of an independent Scotland. Photograph: Mark Thomas/Rex Features Mark Carney was dragged further into the debate about the currency implications for ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Interest rates: voting for rise shows lack of compassion for low-income families

Labour MP George Mudie accused rate setters at the Bank of England's monetary policy committee of 'lacking compassion' and attacked them for condemning people to 'find a job without hope' if interest rates rise. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Bank of England ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

MPs say top City watchdogs are 'slow and obstructive'

John Griffith-Jones, chair of the Financial Conduct Authority. Photograph: Micha Theiner / City AM / RexTwo top City regulators were lambasted by MPs on Tuesday for failing to respond to requests for information, with the warning that parliamentarians ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

FTSE LIVE: Struggle for direction pulls Footsie lower with worries over Scottish independence a drag

Published:08.50: The Footsie was weak again in early trade reflecting falls overnight by US and Asian stocks as markets struggle for fresh direction, with uncertainty over next week’s Scottish independence vote also sapping sentiment in London.In opening ... [Published This Is Money - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 1-UK finance watchdog making plans in case of independent Scotland

(Adds more quotes)LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Britain's financial regulator said on Tuesday it has done "basic contingency planning" in case Scotland votes this month to become an independent country.But should Scotland leave the United Kingdom, lawmakers ... [Published London South East - Sep 09 2014]

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"We want to ensure we only lend to those who can reasonably afford the loan in question, and during my review it became clear to me that this has unfortunately not always been the case" he said
"It's about time government got on top of payday lending. They are preying on vulnerable people and the balance between providing a service and what they are doing is tremendously skewed" said John Mann, a Labour Party lawmaker who sits on Britain's influential parliamentary Treasury Select Committee
"I have written to the Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee asking that he summons Wonga's senior management to appear before the Committee to explain their actions."
In a letter to the Chancellor published today , Carney said: "There has been strong house price growth in some regions but, in the committee's judgement, the scheme does not appear to have been a material driver of that growth."

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UPDATE 4-UK lender Wonga writes off debt for 33... [Published London South East - 17 mins ago]
UK should investigate if Wonga lending fraudule... [Published London South East - 1 hour ago]
John Mann MP welcomes FCA decision on Wonga [Published PoliticsHome - 2 hours ago]
Help to Buy 2 gets green light from Carney to s... [Published Mortgage Solutions - 5 hours ago]
Now Sir Cover-up is Jeremy Junket!: Top civil s... [Published Mail Online UK - 18 hours ago]
Development updates: October 2014 [Published Accountancy Live - Oct 01 2014]
Pension reforms drive need for financial advice... [Published Asset Adviser - Sep 30 2014]
Conservative Party Conference 2014: as it happe... [Published Telegraph - Sep 29 2014]
Barclays : Record forex-manipulation fines loom... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 29 2014]
Ofgem raps firms over debt letters [Published Law Society Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
Brooks Newmark: tweeting Tory who wanted more w... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]
Tory MP Brooks Newmark quits ministerial positi... [Published The Independent - Sep 27 2014]
Three big British banks face regulatory fines [Published The Scotsman - Sep 27 2014]
The Misguided Rush to Raise Rates [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 26 2014]
Just how ready is the industry for Budget guida... [Published Fund Strategy - Sep 26 2014]
In the papers: Google fights back over News Cor... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Sep 26 2014]
The Scottish government should be offered the r... [Published The Independent - Sep 25 2014]
Fight for SNP Deputy Leader pits future against... [Published For Argyll.com - Sep 25 2014]
Giving Guidance On Future Monetary Policy In A ... [Published London School of Economics - Sep 24 2014]
Speech: Economic Secretary on foreign direct in... [Published Department for Transport - Sep 22 2014]
Exeter Express and Echo published Pay freeze wo... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Sep 21 2014]
FCA response to request for information relatin... [Published Practical Law Company - Sep 19 2014]
FCA overview of regulation of dark pools and hi... [Published Practical Law Company - Sep 19 2014]
Life's better with trees: towards a Charter for... [Published ePolitix.com - Sep 19 2014]
East Midlands unemployment drops by 87,000 [Published East Midlands Business Link - Sep 18 2014]
Jobs bonanza hides living standard hell [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 18 2014]
Treasury select committee urged to probe the ‘t... [Published Unite the Union - Sep 17 2014]
Scottish independence: Bank of England 'must be... [Published The Independent - Sep 17 2014]
MPs are ‘fed up with slow and obstructive’ FCA [Published Mortgage Strategy - Sep 17 2014]
SMEs round on RBS [Published Economia - Sep 15 2014]
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Economic fears damper Scottish independence in ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 11 2014]
Alex Salmond’s independence bandwagon appeared to be stalling Wednesday night as a new opinion poll gave the Unionist campaign a six-point lead, and the grim economic reality of leaving the U.K. rose to the top of the referendum agenda. Following a ...
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Monday, September 8, 2014: Sign up for the newsletter . Highlights Blackstone’s Take: A Mixed ECB Verdict in Germany Amid Divergent Economic Signals Jobs Report Leaves Fed in No ...
Central Banks Calendar for Week of Sept. 8 – 12... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 08 2014]
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