While people are getting better at taking steps to protect their personal information online, the volume of illegally traded information online is soaring with more than 110 million pieces of data bought and sold by criminals so far in 2014, according to research from Experian.
Consumer confidence has dropped for the second time this year, falling six points to 146, according to the Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report.
One in four motorists (26%) think the UK should take the lead in the fight against so-called ‘crash for cash’ scams by making in-car cameras compulsory, and help to end the reckless criminal culture affecting thousands of motorists.
Investors want to voice their opinions on unethical company activity, but are being left in the dark, unaware of how to raise their concerns, according to research from The Share Centre.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £17.8 billion in September.
The steady rise in savings levels seen over the last year, from 7.42% of income saved in summer 2013 to 8.21% in spring 2014, came to an end in the summer, according to NS&I’s latest Quarterly Savings Survey.
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