Curated News Headlines

06-08-2022 | RO-AR Briefing

Headlines : -Ofgem announces quarterly price cap change -Mortgage affordability test scrapped by Bank of England -Tink upgrades payment stack with settlement accounts -Consumer car finance new business volumes fell by 12% in June 2022 -Consumer Lenders See Unexpected Bonanza as People Battle Inflation -Apple’s plans can Shake up BNPL -StepChange says rate rise adds to cost of living woes for people experiencing debt – CCR -Q2… Read more

03-08-2022 | RO-AR Briefing

Headlines : -Half of UK Consumers Reduce Discretionary Spending Amidst Cost of Living Pressures, Although Financial Resilience Remains Strong -FCA sets destination for Consumer Duty -New Consumer Duty rules necessitate CCA reform -How Banks Can Reconnect When People Ignore Their Digital Marketing -New powers used by Insolvency service to ban covid-loan abusers -Give employees more free time to increase work performance, suggests new research – CCR -Energy bills… Read more

25-07-2022 | RO-AR Briefing

Headlines : -Viewings per property fall by 29% in June: Propertymark -Businesses upping pay in response to labour market conditions, survey finds -Cost of living crisis drives consumers to rethink connectivity needs -Latest lending figures show rise in credit card borrowing -193,000 companies in bounce back loan arrears -Three quarters of consumers stop dining out over concerns around the cost-of-living crisis -Business administrations increase by 60% -Debt… Read more

15-07-2022 | RO-AR Briefing

Headlines : -Klarna sees its value slashed by 85% in latest round of fundraising | Buy now, pay later -Being poor in the UK is an expensive business | Francisco Garcia -Ofgem tells energy firms to take urgent action to fix direct debit problems | Ofgem -UK economy returns to growth thanks to holiday boom and GP visits | Economic growth (GDP) -Cost of living crisis widens Britain’s north-south divide… Read more