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Women winning battles: Recreating the Wrens unit which helped win the War READ MORE HERE: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/women-winning-battles-recreating-the-wrens-unit-which-helped-win-the-war
Payday loans are by no means just a modern problem, as newspaper archives show ads from 1912 offering Christmas loans for the equivalent of more than £450,000. The set of adverts from the British Newspaper Archive’s collection has shown that legal loan-sharks were making money from offering cash advances to Edwardian Britons in the run up to Christmas with tempting front page adverts. From more than six million digitised newspaper pages, researchers at britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk have found that on this day 100 years ago private lenders and companies were offering from £5 (£460 in today
A change in insolvency law will require more banks to offer accounts to undischarged bankrupts, the government has announced. Business minister Jo Swinson said the change, which follows a consultation by the Insolvency Service, will restrict the circumstances under which a trustee in a bankruptcy can make a claim against a bank. There is currently no law preventing someone who is bankrupt from holding a bank account. But a trustee in a bankruptcy can, in limited circumstances, pursue the bank for loss of money paid out from the bankrupt’s account, which means that most banks will not provide a