Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Crash for cash hotspots revealed: Birmingham and Bradford not only make up 7 in the top 10 postcodes where most crash for cash claims were made between 2019 and 2020, but they also account for 14 of the top 30, the Insurance Fraud Bureau says

Britain’s ‘crash for cash’ scam capitals revealed as Birmingham and Bradford

A new report has listed the 30 postcodes where fraudsters have made the most injury claims after deliberately causing road traffic collisions - and it's the Midlands and North where...
Finger on the pulse: Aviva is demanding internet companies be held to account as part of the forthcoming Online Safety Bill

Aviva backs calls for Government crackdown on financial fraud

Pension giant Aviva backs calls for Government crackdown on financial fraud after its brand is hijacked by criminalsAt...
Lifeline: Toby Walne collects his cash from one of the shops in Burslem after ordering on the smartphone app, above left

Can app rescue the millions of us who still rely on cash?

A revolutionary new 'click-and-collect' cash pilot scheme has just launched in the Staffordshire town of Burslem. It's an initiative that if successful could be rolled out nationally and prove a...

Protect your portfolio from threat of rising prices

Until the numbers get big, inflation usually hovers below the radar. When it soared to 25 per cent in 1975, it dominated conversation in homes and Parliament. Recently, there has been...
Push the red button: The Government

Government launches ‘Breathing Space’ debt respite scheme: Will it work?

Britons with mounting debts will be able to ask for them to be put on hold for two months after proposals two years in the making came into effect today.The...
Optimism: The Bank of England, led by Governor Andrew Bailey (above), looks set to raise its growth forecasts for the UK

Britain’s economy is full steam ahead, declares Bank of England

Bank of England to declare Britain's economy is recovering from Covid recession faster than expected as vaccine rollout...
Writing on the wall: Barclays can introduce a new cap on the amount of money customers can hold fee-free in any account

Barclays clears the way for new fees if rates go negative

Barclays quietly rewrites terms and conditions to allow it to impose new fees on savers and current account...
Attention to detail: Kingfisher boss Thierry Garnier

Kingfisher boss on how DIY bloomed during lockdown

Attention to detail: Kingfisher boss Thierry GarnierSitting on a coffee shop balcony overlooking B&Q's vast store at New Malden in Surrey, Thierry Garnier looks...
TV presenter Nicki Shields tries out a sporty seven-seater Audi SQ7 SUV which can rocket from rest to 62 mph in just 4.1 seconds up to a top speed limited to 155 mph

The Magnificent Seven: Large SUVs may be the answer for large families

When it comes to picking up the children from school, driving the dog to a walking spot or loading up for a holiday, large sports utility vehicles (SUVs) are the...

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