Banking & Finance

The FCA has launched a consultation on persistent credit card debt and earlier intervention remedies. All firms providing credit card facilities to consumers, as well as other interested parties, have been invited to respond with their views by the deadline of 3 July 2017. Persistent debt The FCA’s definition of persistent debt is an account… Read more »

Banking & Finance

Credo, Brodies’ regular Banking & Finance update, is now live and can be found here : Credo, March 2017. In our March 2017 issue we look at: • key themes and concerns for the care sector in Scotland; • the importance of businesses – particularly start-ups – preserving and protecting their intellectual property; • increased… Read more »

Banking & Finance

Gift vouchers are often considered an easy and convenient option when purchasing gifts for friends and family. For the relative with unusual taste, the friend who lives in another part of the UK or the husband and wife to be who already have everything, a gift voucher may appear to be the ideal gift. But… Read more »

Banking & Finance

Crowdfunding is a method through which people, organisations and businesses, including business start-ups, can raise money through online portals to finance or re-finance their activities. It provides a platform that matches up potential lenders with potential borrowers or potential investors with potential investments. The FCA regulates loan-based crowdfunding platforms, through which people and institutions lend… Read more »

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