Keith White, Author
Experienced DC with 30 years helping others.
Articles by Keith White
OFT revokes payday lender’s licence
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has fined and revoked the license of a payday lender after it failed to stop criminals taking out loans illegally on behalf of rea...
The struggle to protect your home under an IVA
Rising house prices is good news for homeowners and many would like to see the value of their bricks and mortar increase, writes Andy Davie of iva.co.uk....
Wonga Revenues up 225%
Payday lender Wonga has seen revenues soar to £184.7m in the last year, up 225% on 2010, as applications for loans from cash-strapped consumers surged. Results for the Lon...
RMS Tenon sell their IVA book
Troubled accountancy group RSM Tenon has disposed of its Individual Voluntary Arrangements business to financial services firm Grant Thornton. RSM Tenon, with a market ca...
Fee-charging DMPs more likely to fail
Debt management plans (DMPs) created by fee-charging companies are more likely to fail than arrangements that don’t involve a cost, according to research fro...
Cleardebt revenues up despite reduced IVAs
Debt management firm ClearDebt has today posted a revenue rise of 18% to £9.2m, despite “disappointing” numbers of individual voluntary agre...
2013 Financial Hangover ?
2013 brings new worries for many across the country waking up to their New Yearfinancial hangover. January sales have been a huge success, however, consumer groupWhich? have r...
Martine McCutcheon declared bankrupt
Martine McCutcheon, star of Love Actually and once billed as once of Britain’s most successful soap-to-screen stars, has been declared bankrupt. The actress...
OFT tells 50 payday lenders: get your house in order
The Office of Fair Trading is giving the leading 50 payday lenders, accounting for 90 per cent of the payday market, 12 weeks to change their busine...
FSA to authorise credit firms from 2013
Consumer credit firms must apply for interim permission to trade from their new regulator from the fourth quarter of this year, the Financial Services Authority...