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Under Water: How Ofwat has increased the pressure on water companies to perform

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Ofwat’s Price Review 2019 (PR19) was always going to be a much tougher exercise for the water companies than it was four years ago with PR14. We look at how water companies are reacting to this pressure. 

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A Means to an End: Do customers really consider their long term ability to repay?

Fri 15 Mar 2019

We review the current state of the mortgage market and look to a future full of change for both customers and providers alike. 

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The Great Escape: how the breakout of mortgage prisoners could see lenders come under scrutiny

Thu 14 Feb 2019

New FCA measures aim to help both mortgage providers and consumers previously restricted by stringent affordability rules. 

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Adapting to a future with CMCs

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Consumer credit firms are increasingly targeted by CMCs, we explore how this adversarial relationship is changing in the face of new legislation.

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Destination Unknown: Will the PCP be the motor finance industry’s PPI?

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) agreements were praised for their innovation when first introduced by the motor finance sector, so why is the FCA's review so hotly anticipated?

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Turning the SVR from loyalty penalty to customer conversion

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Are loyal mortgage borrowers being penalised? That was the question prompted by the Citizens Advice (CA) 'super complaint' lodged with the FCA back in September.

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