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....I am on maternity leave now and I have taken a £1,000 a month pay cut. It's impossible to make ends meet when I have more outgoings and considerably less incomings. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....7bn, according to motorsport analysts Formula Money. Yet teams towards the back of the grid often struggle to make ends meet. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... Claire Turnham, who gave evidence at the select committee, set up the group after she was overcharged by hundreds of pounds for an Ed Sheeran gig. She told MPs of group members who had been left physically sick with worry or struggling to make ends meet after buying tickets through Viagogo. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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'Backward on pay' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:34:24 AM
....I am on maternity leave now and I have taken a £1,000 a month pay cut. It's impossible to make ends meet when I have more outgoings and considerably less incomings. ...
Viagogo's shady reputation grows as it shuns critics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:02:46 PM
.... Claire Turnham, who gave evidence at the select committee, set up the group after she was overcharged by hundreds of pounds for an Ed Sheeran gig. She told MPs of group members who had been left physically sick with worry or struggling to make ends meet after buying tickets through Viagogo. ...
Call for 'decently paid' maternity leave image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:18:17 AM
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
....7bn, according to motorsport analysts Formula Money. Yet teams towards the back of the grid often struggle to make ends meet. ...
Labour must learn to win if it wants to shape the UK's economic future image
.... They see the sense of the state investing in the sectors that make up the fourth industrial revolution if the private sector proves incapable or unwilling to do so. The public can see the blatant unfairness of those who rely on disability benefits to make ends meet paying the price for the follies of the financiers. ...
Greek activists target sales of homes seized over bad debts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 08:00:29 AM
....“There is not a Greek who does not owe to the banks, social security funds or tax office,” says Evangelia Haralambus, a lawyer representing several debtors. “Do you know what it is like to wake up every morning knowing that you can’t make ends meet, that you might lose your home? It makes you sick. ...
Rents are 'out of step' with incomes, housing body warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:01:21 AM
....The chief executive of Rics, Sean Tompkins, said: “The housing market is falling increasingly out of step with the majority of household incomes. In the current climate, it can be hard enough for young professionals to make ends meet. ...
Viagogo accused of trying to manipulate online reviews image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 06:30:20 AM
.... The Facebook group has secured nearly £40,000 in refunds but says at least £27,000 more is outstanding. Members of the group have told the Guardian that they struggled to make ends meet and suffered considerable stress. ...
Barclays' profits almost triple but chairman says many challenges await image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 09:10:57 AM
....The Robin Hood Tax Campaign, which campaigns for a tax on banks to tackle poverty and climate change, said: “Barclays boasts of trebling profits and making hundreds of their employees millionaires but nothing has improved for most ordinary people since the banking crash. The harsh reality for millions is the daily struggle to make ends meet. ...
Inflation could push 4m more Britons below poverty line, study finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 12:01:18 AM
....Matt Padley, research fellow at Loughborough’s social policy research centre, and one of the report’s authors, said: “Unfortunately the conditions to the end of the decade still look unfavourable for these groups. With forecasts of rising inflation, slowing wage growth combined with cuts to tax credits, the outlook is set to be highly challenging for families whose low incomes mean they are, at best, only just managing to make ends meet. ...
Viagogo accused of sitting on refunds after overcharging for tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 06:31:34 PM
....Dozens of people who bought tickets for gigs by artists including Ed Sheeran through Viagogo claim the website is withholding thousands of pounds in refunds, after a “glitch” saw them overcharged. Angry fans said Viagogo is ignoring complaints, leaving them out of pocket for weeks and fearing they will be unable to make ends meet this month. ...
What level does inflation have to reach to erode savings and pensions? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 01:15:00 PM
....  . “Any amount of inflation at this point is quite difficult for a lot of households across the country who are already struggling to make ends meet, and are resorting to debt in a lot of cases. ...
'There's a danger of a generation who can't afford to retire' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 08:05:59 AM
UK inflation hits two-year high of 1.6% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 10:13:33 AM
....The Joseph Rowntree Foundation said lower-income families would suffer more. “One big driver of the increase is the rising cost of the weekly shop, which will have a bigger impact on people who are struggling to make ends meet,” said Helen Barnard, head of analysis at the charity. ...
E-made it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:37:18 AM
BHS workers swamp Charles Dickens charity with help requests image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of December 2016 05:53:33 PM
....The failure of the department store chain earlier this year, which triggered 11,000 job losses, has led to a record number of applications to the Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust for help. The charity assists children whose parents work in the retail sector but are struggling to make ends meet. ...
BA crew Christmas strikes suspended image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 09:33:03 PM
....The union had said earnings for Mixed Fleet staff were advertised between £21,000 and £25,000 but, in reality, started at just over £12,000 plus £3 an hour flying pay. Unite had earlier said that half of Mixed Fleet staff had taken second jobs to make ends meet. ...
Dhaka's Dickensian workhouses should shame us all image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 04:00:03 PM
....Children are driven into work by necessity. Poor families send their sons and daughters out to work to make ends meet: the survey found that the wages earned by children equalise the average incomes of households with and without working children. ...
British Airways crew vote for Heathrow strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 02:34:14 PM
...." . According to a recent Unite survey, half of Mixed Fleet staff have taken on second jobs to make ends meet, and more than two-thirds were going to work "unfit to fly" because they could not afford to be off sick. ...
Amazon accused of 'intolerable conditions' at Scottish warehouse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 04:08:20 PM
....”. Rennie said the firm should be “ashamed that they pay their workers so little that they have to camp out in the dead of winter to make ends meet”. ...
US economy adds 178,000 new jobs making Fed rate hike likely image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 06:55:25 PM
....The prospect of higher inflation has also raised fears for living standards being squeezed further if wage growth does not keep pace with costs. Many workers still report they cannot make ends meet even with multiple jobs. ...
More than 7m Britons now in precarious employment image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 01:48:33 PM
....2 million workers now in precarious employment might disagree that is always the case. Norma, a mother of three from Rotherham, has been juggling three self-employed jobs to try to make ends meet. ...
British Airways cabin crew to vote for possible industrial action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 04:21:44 PM
....Unite, the union representing the crew, says the average pay including allowances is just £16,000 a year, a figure disputed by BA, which says crew would normally make at least £21,000 a year with bonuses, from a basic salary of £12,000 a year. The union claims the low pay has seen crew sleeping in their cars between shifts and working in different jobs on their days off to make ends meet. ...
Cinemas, pubs and winter clothes boost consumer spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 06:01:06 AM
....“The backdrop of ‘hard Brexit’ headlines, the weakening pound and high profile issues such as ‘Marmite-gate’ mean consumers are starting to worry about the impact of inflation on their everyday lives,” said Barclaycard managing director Paul Lockstone. “As we approach Christmas, an expensive time in many households, many consumers are telling us they plan to rein in their spending to ensure they are able to make ends meet. ...
Higher inflation and rising debt threaten millions in UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of November 2016 09:01:32 PM
.... The chancellor has already signalled that he will ease the pace of austerity set in motion by his predecessor, George Osborne. Frances O’Grady, general secretary of the TUC, said: “Our research found that the last wage squeeze left more families struggling to make ends meet without turning to borrowing, with over 3 million households facing problem debt. ...
Pay-to-stay uncertainty leaves tenants too little time, says council image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of November 2016 07:00:11 AM
....Philip Glanville, mayor of Hackney, said: “Not only is this tenant tax a damaging policy that will penalise low-paid working families, it is at risk of becoming a shambles as ministers rush to bring in these changes without any idea of how the system will work. “That could leave council tenants already struggling to make ends meet facing a bureaucratic nightmare, and the threat of huge increases in their rent with just a few weeks’ notice. ...
Warning for credit-addicted families as bankrupcties rise image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 04:19:00 PM
....Personal loans to consumers and overdraft borrowing was last month more than double the £118m seen in September 2015. Jane Tully, director of external affairs of the Money Advice Trust, the charity that runs National Debtline, said: "Our concern remains for the minority of households that are struggling financially or are relying on credit to make ends meet. ...
Court-free clickable bankruptcy 'removes stigma' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 11:50:47 AM
....In the year to the end of September, one in 515 adults in England and Wales became insolvent. Jane Tully, from the Money Advice Trust, the charity that runs National Debtline, said: "Given the economic uncertainty in the current climate, rising prices and the long-term trend of an increase in consumer credit, our concern remains for the minority of households that are struggling financially or are relying on credit to make ends meet. ...
Heathrow accused by cleaners over living wage deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 02:55:40 PM
...."Our wages of £7. 20 an hour are not enough in order to make ends meet in London. ...
Driving change image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of October 2016 09:53:19 AM
.... Perhaps I would be in the village doing small jobs on the farm," she says. "I would just about make ends meet. ...
National living wage 'failing to provide basic needs for lowest paid' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 09:00:31 PM
....20 an hour national living wage (NLW) for the over 25s, introduced in April, was failing to provide the basic needs of low-paid households. The commission said the fall in take-home pay across the country after the 2008 banking collapse, and slow wages growth in the past eight years, had left millions of workers struggling to make ends meet. ...
UK one of the most unequal countries, says Oxfam image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of September 2016 11:03:37 PM
...."That means closing wage gaps, incentivising investment in companies' staff and making sure they pay their fair share of taxes," Ms Orr said. A Downing Street spokesperson said the government had made changes such as bringing in the National Living Wage and reforming the welfare system, but admitted that more needed to be done to help both the poorest in the UK as well as families struggling to make ends meet. ...
Shy billionaire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of September 2016 06:57:46 PM
....The son of a railway worker, he was born in 1936, just before the outbreak of Spain's civil war. The family struggled to make ends meet, which made a lasting impression on him as a boy. ...
The ultra-Orthodox Jews combining tech and the Torah image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 11:14:54 PM
.... . But while the cost of living has risen in recent years, child benefit has been cut - bad news for Haredi families, which often have eight-to-10 children and rely on benefits to make ends meet. ...
New students face tricky choice of bank image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of September 2016 09:06:38 PM
....Students could find themselves paying over £150 a year extra in overdraft charges with some accounts. Half of students struggle to make ends meet, according to the students' union. ...
Poorer renters at risk from homelessness as benefit shortfall grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of August 2016 11:01:04 PM
....Hundreds of thousands of low-income households in Britain are facing a living standards crisis that by 2020 will see them struggling to meet a £100-a-month shortfall between rents and housing benefit payments, according to the Fabian Society. Many private tenants could become homeless if they cannot find the money to meet the shortfall, while others will be forced to turn to food banks or “black market” cash-in-hand jobs to make ends meet, says the leftwing thinktank. ...
More than a third of UK graduates regret attending university image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 11:02:15 PM
....But Aviva said financial woes force many to question the value of a university education. It said that millennials – aged 18-35 – estimate that they will take 11-12 years to repay their student debts, and that every month they are scrambling to make ends meet. ...
CMA report on UK banking industry is weak and disappointing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 12:24:49 PM
.... On past form, though, they will tend to be well heeled customers with accounts in credit. The people who really need help from the CMA are the less well off; those who struggle to make ends meet and slide into the red. ...
Township entrepreneurs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 11:00:27 PM
...."I came from a poor family so there was always a need to make it in life," says Mr Mbete. "I had no choice but to find ways and means to make ends meet. ...
Home ownership in England at lowest level in 30 years as housing crisis grows image
....Anne Baxendale, head of policy and public affairs at the housing charity Shelter, said house prices were now “completely out of step with average wages”. She added: “Sky-high rents are leaving many families struggling to make ends meet each month, let alone save up enough for the deposit on a home. ...
Poverty costs UK £78bn a year, Joseph Rowntree Foundation says image
....Self-employed carpenter Paul, 47, of Gloucestershire, said he suffered anxiety, depression and panic attacks following the death of his mother. "I started using the food bank when I was on benefits and struggling to make ends meet sometimes," he said. ...
Nuclear delay image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 29th of July 2016 12:33:08 PM
.... I spoke to one B&B owner who had hoped the project would mean a big influx of visitors to the area for the next ten years. He's now struggling to make ends meet after a series of delays and setbacks. ...
Growing number of people working beyond retirement age over pension worries  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of July 2016 08:37:00 AM
.... . More than half of those approaching retirement say they will need a job to make ends meet, with most working part-time. ...
Post-WWII baby-boomer pensioners to be optimistic after fallout from Brexit image
....Many of the current wave of retirees enjoy generous personal and workplace pensions on top of their state pension, which is helping to top up their retirement incomes. However, others are still struggling to make ends meet, while younger people need to act now otherwise this recent positive trend could quickly go into reverse. ...
Frozen pension: the RAF veteran facing a chilling choice in Canada image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of June 2016 06:00:02 AM
....Joe Lewis faces an agonising decision. The 90-year-old second world war RAF veteran, who moved to Canada when he retired, is being forced to choose between selling his house to make ends meet, or returning to the UK and leaving his seriously ill wife behind. ...
Waiters reveal what they really think about tipping image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of May 2016 09:34:25 AM
.... I really rely on tips because I am only paid £7 an hour. I’d rather we earned a good basic wage (like in Australia) and therefore didn’t have to rely on tips to make ends meet. ...
'Everyone’s outraged': angry Greeks foresee Grexit and drachma's revival image
....In his tiny shop in downtown Athens, Kostis Nakos sits behind a wooden counter hunched over his German calculator. The 71-year-old might have retired had he been able to make ends meets but that is now simply impossible. ...
'Everyone’s outraged': angry Greeks foresee Grexit and drachma's revival image
....In his tiny shop in downtown Athens, Kostis Nakos sits behind a wooden counter hunched over his German calculator. The 71-year-old might have retired had he been able to make ends meets but that is now simply impossible. ...
Cancer's huge costs could force vulnerable families to sell their home, warns charity image
.... Families typically need to pay or extra support at home with chores as such cleaning. Lynda Thomas, chief executive at Macmillan Cancer Support, said: "At a time when thousands of families are struggling to make ends meet, a cancer diagnosis can be the straw that breaks the camel’s back, sending them into financial freefall. ...
HISTORY REPEATING? Fears of ANOTHER financial crisis as borrowing reaches 11-year high image
....". He added: "If consumer credit continues to rise quickly, it risks increasing the vulnerability of households who are already struggling to make ends meet. ...
Consumer credit rises at fastest pace for 11 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 11:50:27 AM
....Peter Tutton, the head of policy at StepChange, said: “Slow wage growth and the rise in insecure jobs have left millions of households financially vulnerable and we have already seen an increase in the number of people coming to us for debt advice in 2016. “If consumer credit continues to rise quickly, it risks increasing the vulnerability of households who are already struggling to make ends meet. ...
Universal credit cuts to lose low-income families up to £200 a month image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 10th of April 2016 01:27:07 PM
....The shadow work and pensions secretary, Owen Smith, said: “While the Tories claimed they had listened and learned over their tax credits fiasco, the reality is they are still pressing ahead with cuts to low- and middle-paid workers through the back door. “Tens of thousands of working people who are already struggling to make ends meet are set to lose huge amounts of support when the cuts kick in this April. ...
Struggling generation rent is being driven into debt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 4th of April 2016 08:52:38 AM
.... She earns about £17,700 a year as a claims assessor for a health insurer. Without a significant rise in her salary over coming years, she wonders how she will make ends meet if rents keep rising. ...
Ways to fight back against these sneaky price hikes image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of April 2016 12:01:00 AM
....Stephen Lowe, communications director at Just Retirement, which conducted the research, says the numbers failing to claim state help has risen for the fifth year running. “Many are struggling to make ends meet without knowing that hundreds of pounds a year is available. ...
The Guardian view on the national living wage: not the end but the beginning | Editorial image
.... It is no such thing. The Living Wage is set according to how much a household needs to make ends meet, and is far higher than even the Osborne-boosted rate: £9. ...
Apps are getting millennials interested in money – but can they be trusted? image
....It’s official: the vast majority of millennials would rather go to the dentist than listen to anything that a bank wants to tell them about a new product or technology. In fact, given that this demographic group came of age, found jobs and began trying to make ends meet in the midst and aftermath of the financial crisis, I’m surprised that any millennials responded to a survey by confessing a preference for spending time with a banker than a dentist. ...
Airbnb: from homesharing cool to commercial giant image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of March 2016 10:53:17 AM
.... At the time Airbnb’s Chesky hailed this “progressive law” as a victory for working people. “Under these new rules,” he said, “more Londoners will be able to make ends meet by opening up their homes to visitors. ...
Mum feeds family GONE OFF food to cut shopping bills - and calls for others to do the SAME image
.... She said it made her feel as though the family “may as well burn the money". Gina was then inspired by her grandmother, who fed her family of four during the war for pennies and used unusual food combinations to make ends meet. ...
Young families priced out of rental markets in two-thirds of the UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of March 2016 05:50:43 PM
.... This was followed by the south-east, south-west and the east. A typical new family will rely on one full-time salary to make ends meet. ...
Rich tax dodgers 'cost' UK £5bn a year - more than enough to fund Osborne's spending cuts image
.... The charity said the tax lost through elaborate overseas loopholes could be used to fight poverty in Britain - with one in five people struggling to put food on the table and heat their homes. But as the poorest struggle to make ends meet, the richest just keep getting richer. ...
Budget 2016: Labour attacks government's Help to Save scheme image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of March 2016 11:04:40 AM
....Owen Smith, the shadow work and pensions secretary, poured scorn on the proposal, arguing that it was the same as a previous Labour scheme scrapped by the government and does not compensate for cuts that are being made elsewhere. He said many families were already struggling to make ends meet, with no cash left over at the end of the month, because of reductions in welfare made by the government that were set to continue in this parliament. ...
Low-paid workers to get savings bonus image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of March 2016 12:52:44 AM
.... But often have to take it out to pay larger monthly bills. All in all I struggle massively to make ends meet from week to week and there is no way I'd be able to save and keep those savings in an account continuously through the year. ...
It’s the £30bn cut you’ve never heard of. And women are bearing the brunt | Gaby Hinsliff image
.... We’re arguably all knackered, of course. Small children traipse yawning to school, hollow-eyed mothers down double espressos at their desks, commuters pass out on the sofas in front of the News at Ten while their office cleaners work two jobs back-to-back just to make ends meet. ...
Our quixotic prime minister may need Labour to save him in Europe image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of February 2016 07:00:18 AM
.... In between his quixotic assaults on “Brussels” and its ilk, he has been making a series of speeches, and putting his name to a series of articles, which purport to show that he wishes his domestic legacy to be one of a decent, harmonious Britain. Unfortunately the entire thrust of his chancellor’s policies points the other way, aggravating the plight of those who are already finding it difficult to make ends meet. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of February 2016 07:01:41 AM
.... I have a strong international background with a passion for travel, and several acquaintances around the globe. While attending university, I took several different jobs (babysitting, waitress, private tuitions etc) to make ends meet. ...
Full-time work is no bar to poverty in UK, report says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 12:01:32 AM
. Millions of households struggle to make ends meet even though they include at least one adult in full-time work, according to a report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF). ...
Housing costs lock London teachers out of property market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of February 2016 06:00:39 AM
....”. The NASUWT research found that young teachers were cutting back on essentials such as food and clothing and opting out of the teachers’ pension scheme to make ends meet. ...
Whole Foods introduces digital coupons to lure more shoppers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 01:13:29 AM
.... As a result it has launched 365 by Whole Foods, a chain of less-expensive stores to compete with the likes of Trader Joe’s. Coupons could be another way to lure in the penny-pinchers or those trying to make ends meet on a tight budget. ...
Carnival cancelled in budget cuts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of February 2016 12:12:20 AM
....The city owes him 2,000 reais (£345; $490) and he is falling behind on credit card payments and utility bills. To make ends meet, Santos is working 10-hour shifts selling ice cream in the local beaches. ...
The takeaway worker turned IT boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of January 2016 12:08:47 AM
....Not bad for a man who left school at 16, and who freely admits he knows "not one jot" about how to write a software programme, or build a computer network. Brought up in the working class Liverpool area of Huyton, Mr Furness says his dad had two jobs to make ends meet, while his mother worked in a hairdressers. ...
Gary Brooker: 'Whiter Shade of Pale legal battle probably cost me £1m in fees alone' image
.... She got a job and was careful with money after that. I don’t think she ever saved; it was make ends meet. ...
The world's poor lose out as aid is diverted to the refugee crisis | Larry Elliott image
....It is hardly surprising that the governments in Rome and Athens have responded in this way. Both have had austerity measures foisted upon them and are seeking to make ends meet as best they can. ...
One in four 'struggle to survive' January after Christmas spending binge image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 8th of January 2016 11:48:00 AM
....Almost a third of people said they went over budget last month, and one in ten fell into debt or further into the red after overspending, the Money Advice Service (MAS) found. More than a quarter of adults will now find it difficult to make ends meet this month. ...
$100,000 and up is not enough – even the 'rich' live paycheck to paycheck image
....Cheng’s client is not alone. Many Americans struggle to make ends meet on six-figure paychecks – which some would consider the salaries of the “upper income” or even rich. ...
Bank of England to be given powers to rein in buy-to-let market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 04:17:21 PM
.... Barclays has tightened its lending criteria, with the industry norm of requiring rental income to exceed 125% of interest payments at a mortgage rate of 5% to 6% increased to 135% for all new applicants. Related: What next for buy-to-let landlords struggling to make ends meet?. ...
Thousands of London flats to come back on to the market, estate agent says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of December 2015 06:54:25 PM
.... Overseas investors in some countries have also been hit by falling oil and commodity prices, which have reduced the amount they have to spend. Related: What next for buy-to-let landlords struggling to make ends meet?. ...

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