Latest News and Events

Latest News and Events


April 24, 2020

Shops get rent break as told to pay what they can

The government has introduced new measures to prevent landlords from using aggressive methods to collect rent from High Street shops during the coronavirus lockdown.
April 21, 2020

Metro Bank to refund £11m to customers

Around 130,000 Metro Bank customers will receive share of £11.4m after lender failed to send warning people about unarranged overdraft charges.
April 20, 2020

Pressure intensifies for 100% government-backed business loans

Bank governors join Ed Miliband in urging Rishi Sunak to cut out the banks and ramp up the Covid-19 lifeboat scheme
April 19, 2020

Coronavirus advice for landlords: how to reduce rent temporarily

Q The tenants of our rental property have not worked since the start of the coronavirus lockdown.
April 17, 2020

Have you deferred paying your mortgage or credit card debts?

One in nine households is taking a mortgage holiday. If you are among that number and have concerns, let us know
April 16, 2020

Why landlords could be the catalyst for an impending house price crash

Predicting how much house prices may fall this year is a bit like playing lucky dip. Roll the tombola and see what number you pull out.
April 16, 2020

Metro Bank Froze Business Account and £30,000 in Funds

Metro Bank froze my business account and £30,000 in funds without explanation for THREE months – is it because we visited Ukraine?
April 15, 2020

House prices could drop 13% says consultancy

An economic consultancy predicts house prices will fall by a sixth as unemployment grows across Britain this year.
April 15, 2020

Coronavirus: Lenders raise interest rates on mortgages

Analysis by Sky News shows banks have hiked interest rates on many key mortgage products even as the BoE rate has been slashed.
April 15, 2020

Covid-19 pay freezes on UK loans and credit cards start today

FCA rules designed to give consumers ‘breathing space’ will be extended next week