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....co. uk, said: “It could be compared to a phone contract, in the sense that you agree to pay a set amount a month and, as long as you stick to the call plan, or in this case the mileage limits, maintenance and service schedules, there should be no unexpected bills to worry about. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of June 2017 03:00:29 PM
....co. uk, said: “It could be compared to a phone contract, in the sense that you agree to pay a set amount a month and, as long as you stick to the call plan, or in this case the mileage limits, maintenance and service schedules, there should be no unexpected bills to worry about. ...
Unions say Tories' zero-hours workers' review doesn't go far enough image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 09:42:36 AM
.... The offer is being rolled out nationally this year to existing employees and new joiners. The McDonald’s UK chief executive, Paul Pomroy, said: “The vast majority of our employees are happy with their flexible contracts, but some have told us that more fixed hours would help them get better access to some financial products [such as mobile phone contracts and mortgages]. ...
Text-to-switch plan for mobile users image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 12:31:23 PM
....A final decision will be made in the autumn. Latest figures published last year showed that there were an estimated 47 million mobile phone contracts in the UK, and approximately 5. ...
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 01:46:00 PM
.... This is really valuable as you need to know what your credit score is before you apply for loans or a mortgage to make sure that you will be accepted. A good score is even important for getting a mobile phone contract. ...
McDonald’s offers fixed contracts to 115,000 UK zero-hours workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:23:29 PM
.... Sports Direct has also used workers on zero-hour contracts in its shops. The fast-food chain is to offer fixed-hours contracts after staff in its restaurants complained they were struggling to get loans, mortgages and mobile phone contracts because they were not guaranteed employment each week. ...
Seven ways to teach your kids about money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 06:30:31 AM
.... Students tend to be hit on by loads of banks, so explain the difference between an interest-free overdraft and a credit card with 16% APR. It is a good time to start a reasonable credit rating as they take over their own mobile phone contracts and register on the electoral role. ...
Mistakes were made: readers on the firms with awful customer service image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... One man nominated his entire high street. I heard about a dead man being charged an early termination fee when his son cancelled his phone contract and a woman who could not receive a refund due unless she could give the answer to a secret question – a question so secret the call centre was not allowed to ask it. ...
'Easy money' schemes a risk to young image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 10:56:43 AM
....Fraud prevention group Cifas said those involved in the fraud risked jail. The maximum sentence is 14 years in prison, and anyone found using their account in this way will see their credit record affected, making it more difficult to get a mortgage, bank loan or mobile phone contract in the future. ...
Employee perks set to cost more image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 02:14:02 PM
.... It reckons that about one million employees benefit from such schemes and that they have increased by 30% since 2009-10. In its consultation document, it gives the example of a 24-month mobile phone contract worth £1,000. ...
Fears Philip Hammond will launch workers tax raid in Autumn Statement image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 04:22:00 PM
. Free gym membership, health checks, phone contracts and other job perks are expected to be hit, as Philip Hammond tightens the rules around salary sacrifice schemes offered by employers. ...
'Just about managing' families to be £2,500 a year worse off by 2020 – study image
....1bn to reduce congestion and upgrade local roads and transport networks and £220m to tackle “pinch points” on England’s motorways and major A-roads. Treasury sources have confirmed that he could also crack down on staff perks such as gym memberships and mobile phone contracts, which are offered to workers willing to forgo part of their salaries in return. ...
Do YOU know when firms credit check you? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:59:00 AM
....And more than half of people don't realise that energy providers search their records for customers who sign up to direct debit payments. Mobile phone contracts, flat rentals and overdraft extensions are among the other situations when consumers are unaware that they are credit checked. ...
Autumn Statement: The Sunday papers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:28:16 AM
....On its front page the Sunday Telegraph says there will be a "tax raid on middle-class salary perks". It says that benefits including health checks, gym memberships and mobile phone contracts will be targeted. ...
Number of care workers on zero-hours contracts jumps to one in seven image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 01:59:53 PM
.... Gillian Guy, chief executive of the charity, said: “Not knowing what hours you’re working from one week to the next, or how much money you will lose to travel costs, can make it very difficult to manage household finances. It can also cause problems with other aspects of money management, such as whether you can get a mortgage or even commit to a mobile phone contract. ...
A minor shunt that brought my credit rating crashing down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 07:00:02 AM
.... CCJs are meant to be a last resort for creditors wanting to recover a debt. If a court finds in their favour a charge can be put on the debtor’s home and the judgment remains on their credit file for six years, making it almost impossible to obtain a mortgage or even a phone contract. ...

'Work perks' enjoyed by millions are under attack by HMRC 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 12th of August 2016 05:38:19 PM
....The arrangements let staff access goods and services at a discounted price and reduces their tax bill by letting them pay for items before tax is deducted from their salary. For example a £700 mobile phone contract bought through a salary sacrifice scheme would save a higher-rate taxpaying employee £294 and their employer would also save £97. ...
Vodafone billing chaos leaves mobile users disconnected and out of pocket image
....Two weeks before completing on the purchase of a house, Alex Czechowicz was told that his mortgage offer could be withdrawn because his credit rating had fallen, even though he had an unblemished financial record. The reason he risked losing his future home was because Vodafone had bungled the cancellation of his unfulfilled mobile phone contract. ...
Crusader guide to getting the best from deals and vouchers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of June 2016 09:58:00 AM
.... These allow you to view a wide range of different providers you may have otherwise not considered. • Look for sites which are ad-free and have a wide range of products you can compare (such as energy, insurance, travel money and mobile phone contracts). ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of June 2016 06:00:03 AM
Government considers seven-day switching service for mortgages image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of May 2016 11:00:23 PM
....”. The government already imposes a time limit on switching of seven working days for some products and services, including current accounts and mobile phone contracts. ...
A disconnect with Vodafone over my sister’s mental illness image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of May 2016 06:00:20 AM
. My sister has been a customer of Vodafone for 15 years, and has a £20-a-month dongle and £33-a-month mobile phone contract with the provider. ...
A disconnect with Vodafone over my sister’s mental illness image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of May 2016 06:00:20 AM
. My sister has been a customer of Vodafone for 15 years, and has a £20-a-month dongle and £33-a-month mobile phone contract with the provider. ...
McDonald's offer staff the chance to get off zero-hours contracts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 15th of April 2016 02:57:48 PM
....Related: Interview: McDonald's UK chief executive. Paul Pomroy, the boss of McDonald’s UK, said the company was revamping its employment policy after staff told him they were struggling to get loans, mortgages and mobile phone contracts because they are not guaranteed employment each week. ...
UK regulator wants European commission to block Three-O2 deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of April 2016 07:51:58 AM
....Vodafone said Hutchison was running out of time to negotiate a deal with the commission and that it believed Vestager would have to block the acquisition. Figures for 2014, the most recent available, showed EE had 29% of UK mobile phone contracts, followed by Telefónica with 26% and Vodafone with 19%. ...
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.... Some people borrow six, seven or even eight times their income to buy a house, and it turns out to be a prudent decision. Others default on a $50-a-month debt linked to a mobile phone contract. ...
Tariff almost doubles on Three's 'all you can eat' mobile phone contract image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 30th of January 2016 04:34:47 PM
Three defends mobile 'price hike' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 08:03:21 PM
. Mobile network Three has defended its decision to end a popular "all you can eat" phone contract. ...
'Facebook for ex-staff' launches as companies seek to tackle talent shortage image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 12:39:28 PM
.... “Alumni can access benefits, such as deals that are available to current employees,” said Mr Sinclair. Discounted phone contracts, cheap laptops procured as part of a bulk order and deals on event tickets are among the potential offers. ...
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of December 2015 07:51:00 PM
....MANY people do not regularly assess whether they are still on the best phone, broadband or energy deal, according to Citizens Advice, which is urging people to get on top of their finances for the new year. The charity found that in the past two years, 32 per cent had not checked if they were on the best mobile phone contract, while 33 per cent had not checked if they had the most appropriate energy tariff and 34 per cent had not looked at whether they were on the best broadband deal. ...
EE is charging me 83p for every missed call on my mobile image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of December 2015 06:59:01 AM
. I took out a mobile phone contract with EE last month and soon discovered that I was being charged 83p for every missed call. ...
Beware the poor credit score that could be an own goal if you want a loan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of November 2015 07:00:02 AM
....• Having no information is likely to be seen as a negative. Use some credit (such as a card, mobile phone contract, bank account or loans), pay on time and stick to any agreed limits. ...
Barclaycard and Tesco Bank give millions of customers free access to their credit score image
.... All hold detailed records of individuals' borrowing histories, including the amount of borrowing they have available and their repayment histories. Mortgages, credit cards and mobile phone contracts are the more common arrangements recorded. ...
Barclaycard customers to be given access to credit scores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of November 2015 07:01:03 AM
.... The company said its research showed that only 26% of people in the UK knew what their credit score was, and fewer than one in four (39%) had checked it in the past. Manoj Piplani, Barclaycard UK’s managing director, said: “Customers have told us they recognise the importance of their credit score, but for a variety of reasons just one in 10 check it regularly … Everyone should take time to manage and understand their credit score – it’s not only an important deciding factor on whether you can get a mortgage, loan or credit card, but can affect your access to a much wider range of products and services including mobile phone contracts, monthly car insurance, bank accounts and more. ...
Calculator: paying down your student loan early could save over £20,000 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 16th of November 2015 09:43:37 AM
.... . Adding just £50 per month as a voluntary payment – about the same as a high end phone contract – they would repay £32,000 over 20 years, fully paying off the loan and saving £8,000. ...
'Pregnant, no phone signal, and O2 won't end my contract' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 30th of October 2015 08:20:08 AM
. Phone companies continue to hold customers to mobile phone contracts even where their phone doesn’t work or the signal is poor. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of October 2015 08:49:54 PM
....As a result they will end up paying more to borrow. Even taking out a mobile phone contract could be more costly. ...
Negotiating a pay rise: what I wish Jennifer Lawrence had known image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of October 2015 09:29:19 AM
.... As a negotiation coach, it is my job to help people get the best deal they can for themselves or their business. Of course as individuals we negotiate all the time; who is going to cook dinner each night, our mobile phone contract, work deadlines, the list goes on. ...
How your life can be turned on its head by credit agencies who get it wrong image
.... Between them they hold detailed information about every adult’s spending history for the past six years. It’s impossible to secure a mortgage, take out a mobile phone contract or sign up to a utilities company without their sanction. ...
'Vodafone kept taking payments after I cancelled' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 18th of September 2015 10:16:41 AM
. I took out a Vodafone mobile phone contract for my nephew in late 2009. ...
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 27th of August 2015 06:00:52 AM
.... . In addition to food, transport and socialising, split potential big one-off costs across the academic year, and don’t ignore extras like a phone contract or university society costs. ...
'Mum died and now EE wants £500 to cancel her phone' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of August 2015 09:55:32 AM
. A woman from Leicester has claimed EE tried to charge her £500 to cancel her dead mothers' mobile phone contract. ...
Experian’s inefficiency has left me with a lower credit score image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of August 2015 06:00:04 AM
....Credit reference agencies have frightening powers over our financial reputation and, therefore, our ability to borrow. You are wise to keep tabs on your score since many don’t realise there’s a problem with their account until they are turned down for a mortgage or mobile phone contract. ...
Switching mobile phone firms must be simpler, says Ofcom image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of July 2015 08:00:40 AM
.... . People waste an estimated £6bn a year by staying on the wrong contract for their needs, according to industry analysis, with many paying as much as £60 a month for a smartphone contract. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of July 2015 06:05:17 PM
.... It’s a 50/50 joint venture with Sprint, the third-largest mobile operator in the US. As with the Best Buy arrangement, the idea is that Carphone brings fresh ideas, technology and retailing nous to the job of flogging mobile phone contracts. ...
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.... . "These are people who still have trappings of their old way of life, who still have clothes for work and smartphone contracts they can’t get out of," he said. ...
The mobile, TV and broadband companies most open to haggling image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 26th of June 2015 06:38:03 AM
.... . Asking for a discount saves householders £177 a year on broadband and TV packages, and £90 on mobile phone contracts, according to a survey of 3,000 customers by Which?, the consumer lobby group. ...
'Failing broadband and mobile - so can I ditch my deal today?' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of June 2015 09:09:39 AM
.... . Mobile phone contract-holders, for example, must prove they lose signal at least seven times a day before they can claim compensation, according to a recent Telegraph Money investigation of the major network providers. ...
BT home phone customer? You could be paying hundreds for a £10 phone image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of June 2015 10:53:37 AM
.... • I complained about poor mobile phone signal and was told 'move to China' . • How to get a cheaper mobile phone contract . ...
'Why is Orange making it so hard for me to leave?' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 4th of June 2015 05:41:52 PM
. My mobile phone contract with Orange was due to expire late last summer. ...
Improve your credit ratings image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 10th of May 2015 10:48:00 AM
....So what exactly is your credit report, and how can you ensure yours is up to the mark?. Your report is a personal history of all the credit you have taken out in the last six years, including mortgages, credit cards, bank accounts, hire-purchase payments and mobile phone contracts. ...
Bargain Hunter: You can unearth good deals in the wasteland of royal baby offers image
....com has launched a new service. It offers simple comparisons of new phone contracts, filtering options by budget, phone type, usage and contract length. ...
Weekly Money image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 8th of May 2015 11:16:13 AM
....Six million people are excluded from everyday life because of a poor credit record, reckons a debt adviser. Research by Debt Advisory Centre suggests those with credit black marks struggle to get a home, open a bank account, get car insurance or a mobile phone contract. ...
Ofcom cracks down on hidden charges in TV phone-ins image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 27th of April 2015 10:00:28 AM
.... . Phone companies – both landline and mobile – will have to give customers a single access charge for all calls to 084, 087 and 09 numbers, stating it clearly on bills and when a customer takes out a new phone contract. ...
Hedge funds or taxpayers: guess who profited from Phones 4U? image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 17th of April 2015 12:38:53 AM
.... . On the other side, the phone companies were spinning a different message of a business that had no place in the 21st century, with Phones 4U bosses making increasingly irrational demands such as upfront payments for phone contracts, and bigger commissions on sales – at a time when  networks were pushing hard to sign up customers directly rather than via third parties. ...
Crusader guide: Get the best from deals and avoid voucher pitfalls image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 16th of April 2015 12:17:00 PM
....Things to remember:. Comparison sitesA great tool for getting a good price on anything from car insurance to a new phone contract, these sites compile options from different companies and allow you to compare them side-by-side. ...
Mobile phone customers overpay by £355m for handsets they already own image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of April 2015 11:01:01 PM
....Consumers are wasting £355m a year by unwittingly continuing to pay for mobile phone handsets they have already bought, according to Which?. The consumer group found that 46% did not switch immediately they came to the end of their mobile phone contract - meaning they overpaid by an extra £92 on average for their handset. ...
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Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 10th of April 2015 08:46:52 AM
....But a quarter of 18 to 24-year-olds don’t know that not being on the electoral roll can impact their credit rating, warned uSwitch. That in turn could affect their ability to buy a house, get a phone contract or a bank loan. ...
No mobile phone signal? You still have to pay image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of March 2015 08:33:14 AM
.... . Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice, said: “Consumers can be taken to the cleaners for ending a mobile phone contract that doesn’t deliver. ...
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Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 20th of March 2015 11:06:45 AM
.... And many feel trapped by their mobile phone supplier with exit fees as high as £800. Gillian Guy of Citizens Advice, said: “Consumers can be taken to the cleaners for ending a mobile phone contract that doesn’t deliver. ...
Martin Lewis: 10 steps to save £1,000s on your mortgage image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 5th of March 2015 02:45:26 PM
.... Go through your files line by line. Even something as seemingly innocuous as an old unused mobile phone contract that’s technically active, but incorrectly registered to your old address, has been known to kibosh a mortgage application. ...
TalkTalk's 'free' phone ended up costing £49 a month image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 23rd of February 2015 10:01:49 AM
....50. A spokesman for TalkTalk told me: “We are sorry we made a mistake and did not cancel Mr T’s mobile phone contract as agreed when he returned the handset. ...
How to uncouple your finances image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of February 2015 12:01:00 PM
....Even after separating, many couples unwittingly remain financially linked via their credit report. This a personal history of all your financial dealings for the last six years, including mortgages, credit cards, bank accounts and even mobile phone contracts, which lenders will check if you apply for new credit. ...
It's time to kill the hypocritical phrase: 'a gesture of goodwill'  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 22nd of December 2014 11:39:33 AM
.... . Take the millions of mobile phones users locked into 24-month phone contract with poor signal, for example. ...
Mobile phone scam hits thousands of students, says EE image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of November 2014 01:20:55 PM
. Mobile phone company EE believes one in 10 of its mobile phone contracts in some university towns are at risk of being used by fraudsters. ...
Child support arrears to affect credit rating of separated parents  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of November 2014 05:00:02 AM
. Seperated parents who refuse to pay child maintenance are to face the threat of being turned down for credit such as mortgages, credit cards and mobile phone contracts. ...
'TalkTalk didn't recognise its own telephone number' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 17th of October 2014 04:14:08 PM
.... My father died. He had a landline telephone contract with TalkTalk. ...
Martin Lewis: 20 things you must know to boost your credit score  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 25th of September 2014 07:38:25 AM
.... Check all three regularly, line by line. Even something innocuous like an old, but technically still live, mobile phone contract which you forgot to update to your new address could in some circumstances stop you getting a mortgage. ...
EE agrees Phones 4u shop deal to save hundreds of jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of September 2014 06:22:44 PM
.... Last week BC Partners accused Vodafone of having acted in a way "designed to inflict the maximum damage" on Phones 4u while it described EE's decision to also withdraw its business from Phones 4u as surprising. Phones 4u sold mobile-phone contracts and handsets to consumers on behalf of operators but its business model was undermined as one by one the networks pulled out, choosing instead to open their own shops. ...
Dixons Carphone to keep on 800 Phones 4u staff image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of September 2014 07:29:07 AM
.... The company's private equity owner, BC Partners, said Vodafone had behaved in a way "designed to inflict the maximum damage" on Phones 4u while it described EE's decision to withdraw its business from Phones 4u last week as surprising. Phones 4u sells mobile-phone contracts and handsets to consumers on behalf of operators but its business model has been irreparably damaged by networks deciding to open own-branded outlets instead. ...

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