Co-operative Group members back board reforms
The group has compromised with activists already by retaining three member-nominated directors, against the advice of Lord Myners, the former City minister, who reviewed the group's governance. His report warned … Lord Myners also said the board had …
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Towns where borrowers are most likely to go bust
Jobs in seaside towns are often low-paid, part time and seasonal, according to David Rodger at the Debt Advice Foundation. Mr Rodger said: … However, there has been an overall decrease in people going bust across the UK, even among poorer borrowers.
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Plymouth advisers receive pay-out for energy debt advice
DEBT advisors in Plymouth are to receive a grant of more than £300,000 after energy giant EDF was fined £3million for failing to deal with complaints properly. The city's Citizen's Advice Bureau will upgrade the national phone line it runs for the …
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Tackling Rutland's 'debt timebomb'
The overall number of enquiries for debt advice was down on last year's 18 per cent, but Mr trotter said that was because residents had been “lulled into a false sense of security” by the record low interest rates. A potential rise in interest rates …
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