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How Wagestream is eradicating post-Christmas numbers

Financial wellness fintech startup Wagestream has revealed that Christmas debt is crippling 50% of the UK population. This coincided with Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) research which identified that the number of poor British workers is beyond employment. With shiftworkers being the worst affected and having to put over £300 of festive spending on credit, most […]

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Payday loan company accused of ‘posting a cynical Christmas’ | Payday loans

The chairman of the Commons Business Select Committee has called on the financial regulator to take action against payday loan company Provident, after it ‘cynically’ announced loans at 535% APR over the Christmas period. As Christmas approached, Provident’s direct mail featured photographs of a little girl smiling and wearing a Christmas cracker hat. The direct […]