If you’re heading for university, which account can you bank on?

There are a lot of tempting offers. We look at the best deals from freebies to overdraftsHeading to university in September? HSBC has been named as the best bank for students by MoneySavingExpert, with Nationwide and Santander following closely behind….

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The £45,000 deposit for our first home was stolen and the banks did nothing

Imagine the horror of losing all to fraudsters who hacked emails and diverted the cash to a bogus accountBack in March, everything was looking good for Nikhil Dudeja. He and his wife Richa were about to buy their first dream home with the £45,500 depos…

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£50,000 for being hit by a rugby ball: when compensation culture goes mad

Stadium managers are facing a new world of spectator litigation – with talk of nets having to be placed around pitches to avoid potentially huge claimsImagine you bag some tickets to watch England play rugby against Ireland at the magnificent Aviva Sta…

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The end of a scandal: banks near a final release from their PPI liabilities

As the deadline approaches, the loss of payouts will have a big impact on the claims industry – and, some fear, the economyIt’s a date that some in Britain have been dreading, but that for others can’t come too soon. No, not 31 October, the Brexit date…

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Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander rebuked for breaking PPI rules

Days before mis-selling scandal deadline, regulator says correct reminders were not sentThe UK’s competition authority has rebuked Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander for breaching payment protection insurance rules just days ahead of the deadline for…

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