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Golf tournament in memory of Lanarkshire schoolgirl to cross £100,000 mark

A fundraising foundation launched in memory of a Lanarkshire schoolgirl is set to top the £100,000 mark at its annual golf tournament. And one lucky player could walk away with a new Renault Clio if they land a hole-in-one on the day of the event at Wishaw. Around 130 golfers will take part in the […]

UK Leasing

Former Middlesbrough midfielder Paul Ince lands Reading job permanently after interim spell

Paul Ince has been named Reading’s new permanent manager. The former Middlesbrough midfielder will take charge of the Championship rivals after leading them on an interim basis until the end of last season. Ince, who made 106 appearances for Boro between 1999 and 2002, took charge of the Royals on an interim basis following the […]

Investment

What if you can’t pay the medical bills?

Are your medical bills and overdue notices piling up on your table? You might be tempted to throw them all away, but that won’t be the best solution. You can’t pretend your debt doesn’t exist even if you think you can’t afford to pay it back.About 61% of consumers with medical debt reported feeling stressed, […]

UK Car Lending

Isle of Man firm takes majority stake in East Midlands car bill credit provider Payment Assist

An Isle of Man-based offshore banking and finance group has taken a majority stake in East Midlands car bill credit provider Payment Assist Manx Ventures has acquired a 50.1% stake in Melton Mowbray-based Payment Assist for £4m – with an option to buy the remaining 49.9% for up to £5m more. Payment Assist works with […]

Fleet Financing

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station could help households save £1billion a year on energy bills, EDF says

French energy giant EDF says its Somerset nuclear power station could save UK consumers more than £1billion on energy bills this year alone if it was already operational. The company, which is building Hinkley Point C near Bridgwater, has spoken out following comments from the Business Secretary on Friday (May 13) about the cost of […]

UK Leasing

Car safety checks you can do yourself outside of the MOT

There has been skepticism about a recent idea that could see annual technical inspections dropped in favor of testing every two years. However, if the concept were to ever become a reality, what could UK motorists do to help care for their vehicle in the long term? car leasing company Leasecar.co.uk and its sister site […]

UK Credit

I used Martin Lewis’ advice and left a £180 winter credit on my energy bill

Energy prices are skyrocketing and we’re told to watch our carbon footprint for the sake of the planet, so when I moved into an old house east of Hull in September last year, I used my smart meter and tried to save as much energy as possible. possible – here is what I found. Money-saving […]

Fleet Financing

Pininfarina launches its very first NFT collection dedicated to the Modulo Concept car

Listen to this article Reading time: 2 minutes Italian Pininfarina launches its first NFT collection focusing on one of the most iconic and futuristic automotive designs of all time – the Pininfarina Modulo concept car. Pininfarina Modulo NFTs, in collaboration with 1of1, the luxury NFT specialists. and the musician, Sasha Sirotawill be offered as a […]

UK Credit

Free money you can get on Universal Credit that you do NOT have to pay back

HOUSEHOLDS on Universal Credit struggling with bills could get free money to help them through the cost of living crisis. Many people need to borrow to cover basic needs, but you can get help that you don’t have to repay. 1 Extra help is available for struggling households and you won’t have to pay it […]

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China rate cut as economy counts cost of Covid Zero By Bloomberg

© Reuters. (Bloomberg) – China will likely release the weakest monthly economic indicators since the pandemic hit two years ago, putting pressure on the central bank to boost stimulus to support growth. Economists are still divided on whether the People’s Bank of China will act on Monday by cutting the interest rate on one-year loans. […]

UK Leasing

Biden administration cancels sale of oil and gas lease for Alaska drilling

The Biden administration canceled an oil and gas lease in Alaska as high gas prices pose political problems for the president. The United States Department of the Interior’s decision halts the possibility of drilling for oil in more than a million acres of Cook Inlet in the south of the state. The ministry said in […]

UK Credit

250,000 more UK households will face destitution in 2023, warns NIESR | Cost of living crisis

More than 250,000 households will ‘fall into destitution’ next year, bringing the total number of people living in extreme poverty to around 1.2 million unless the government acts to help the poorest families affected by the energy price shock, according to the National Institute for Economic and Social Studies. Research (NIESR). More than 1.5 million […]

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Hacienda 40th anniversary rave tickets go on sale – and how to watch an 8-hour live stream

Tickets for a huge 40th anniversary rave celebrating the Hacienda at Manc’s original superclub site will go on sale to the general public. The party is to be held as a charity event in the basement car park of the building which now sits on the Whitworth Street site. As MEN revealed last week, the […]

UK Leasing

Clifford Chance Emily Wicker | Global finance magazine

Emily Wicker, Partner at Clifford Chance, interviews Global finance how sanctions against Russia are affecting the airline industry around the world. Global Finance: Generally speaking, how have the sanctions affected the airline industry? Emilie Wicker: Shortly after the start of the war, the EU, UK and US passed sanctions prohibiting […]

UK Credit

Single mum on Universal Credit threatened by bailiffs over £400 parking dispute in Skegness

A working single mother claims she was ‘threatened’ by bailiffs for almost £400 following a parking dispute on a day out with her children. Jemma Martin, 31, went to Skegness for a day’s holiday in August with her then partner and two young children, LincsLive reports. They arrived at the North Parade parking lot, but […]

Investment

FTSE 100 drops as recession fears hit markets

ggood morning. There are warning signs that the UK property boom may finally be coming to an end. The average house price rose 1.1% in April to £286,079, according to Halifax. This is a new record and the 10th consecutive month of growth. However, growth slipped to 10.8% on an annual basis, from 11.1% the […]

UK Car Lending

Responding to the Pandemic: Policy Lessons

The actual economic recession linked to the COVID pandemic proved to be extremely short, lasting only the months of March and April 2020. Of course, the disruptions and restrictions associated with the pandemic in areas such as health, employment, sectors of the economy, online education and travel have continued in various forms since then. But […]

UK Credit

Major change to DWP Universal Credit and benefits will see claimants ‘worse’

The ‘managed migration’ of people on older style benefit systems to Universal Credit following the Covid pandemic, but now up to 2.6 million Britons will be moved from the six ‘legacy’ benefits from of the next week. Who will be affected by changes to the benefit system? Plans to transfer people to Universal Credit will […]

Investment

2022 Sable Secure Card Review

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. When you’re new to credit, it can be hard to know where to start. Secured credit […]

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Stocks to watch: Tata Steel, HDFC, AEL, AWL, SpiceJet, Titan, BoB, NTPC

Stocks to watch today: Major benchmarks are expected to start trading on a calm note on Wednesday, with global markets trading in a narrow range ahead of the outcome of the US Federal Reserve meeting later in the evening. As of 07:20, SGX Nifty April futures were quoted at 17,085 versus Monday’s […]

UK Credit

CFPB details failures of credit reporting companies

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its oversight highlights report on Monday, May 2, showing the high number of unwarranted auto foreclosures by repairers. According to a press release from the CFPB, the report found that some repairers engaged in various unfair ways to repossess vehicles, even after consumers took action to remedy them. […]

Investment

What credit score is needed to refinance my mortgage? – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. If you’re looking to get better terms for your mortgage, like a lower interest rate or lower monthly payment, refinancing might be a good option. Like when you applied for your first […]

Fleet Financing

Nigerian Hello Tractor Raises $1 Million from Heifer International for PAYG Tractor Funding Project

Nigerian tractor booking platform Hello Tractor has raised US$1 million from Heifer International to provide loans for the purchase of tractors that can be repaid from revenue generated from leasing them to local farmers. Hello tractor deployed a tracking device and software that allows farmers and tractor owners to book connected tractors from their phones. […]

UK Leasing

New tool to stop the “financial bottleneck”

A new tool is set to improve the timeliness of real estate appraisals worldwide. Interval is a cloud-based solution for the real estate industry that helps appraisers produce industry-standard reports in a fraction of the time they currently have. While not the sexiest topic, accurate and timely property valuation is essential to […]

UK Credit

The wild ways celebrities have hit back at exes

THEY say revenge is best served cold, but some celebs have found some pretty “creative” ways to get back at their ex when things go wrong. Just this week, Harry Styles’ girlfriend Olivia Wilde reportedly felt “humiliated” after being cruelly served with custody papers on stage. ten Olivia reportedly felt ‘humiliated’ after receiving legal papers […]