A staggering four million people in the UK have already fallen victim to identity theft; the Experian Victims of Fraud team showed a massive (37%) year-on-year increase in the number of confirmed cases of fraud resolved in 2013 – yet, it appears that many Brits are still falling short of even the basics of online identity protection.
Switching energy supplier has begun to speed up following Ofgem’s pledge to enforce maximum 17 day transfers by the end of the year, according to price comparison service Make It Cheaper.
In 2013 over 4,300 holiday makers every week depend on the safety net travel insurance provides in paying for emergency medical treatment at a cost on average of £930 per claim, according to data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
As the banks report results Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, shares his views on the sector.
Leeds Building Society has relaunched its range of short term fixed rate Buy to Let mortgages, with rates starting from a competitive 2.65%.
Leeds Building Society has launched a long-term fixed rate monthly income bond with a best buy return of 4% (4.07% gross AER).
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