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.... The minimum investment is £250. The bonds are an unsecured debt of the firm and, as the small print states, “there is no certainty that the company will be able to repay them”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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A new Green Deal bond that pays 12% interest – too good to be true? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of May 2017 06:00:17 AM
.... The minimum investment is £250. The bonds are an unsecured debt of the firm and, as the small print states, “there is no certainty that the company will be able to repay them”. ...
Lloyds should give the backslapping a rest after sale of government stake | Nils Pratley image
.... The company has more generation capacity coming on stream soon, and the wheels of government do not turn quickly. But thereafter? Shareholders should read the small print: “The level of dividend cover is subject to … material change in sector regulation. ...
Brexit and energy: does ‘taking back control’ mean losing power? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 02:59:06 PM
....The nuclear industry potentially stands to lose the most from leaving the EU. Buried in the small print of Theresa May’s Brexit bill in January was the news that Britain would quit a vital atomic power treaty: Euratom, which underpins the transport of nuclear fuel and other materials across Europe. ...
How to resolve the FIVE most common property disputes image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 10:05:00 AM
....If the offer was made after this period, you are not liable. This shows why you should always read the small print. ...
Billions wasted on home and car insurance as people fail to shop around, says new research image
....”. Check the small print carefully to confirm the size of your excess, the amount you must pay on claims, and any policy exclusions. ...
Will Lloyds chief enjoy plain sailing or will he jump ship? | Nils Pratley image
.... Now they’ve done so again, presumably objecting to last year’s £13m pay package for chief executive Pascal Soriot, which inevitably flowed in large part from the flowering of a long-term incentive scheme. Whatever the small print of the scheme says, the rebels have right on their side. ...
Energy bills: what's the difference between Tory cap and Miliband freeze? image
....The hypocrisy is not lost on the Labour MP, who tweeted: “Where were these people for last four years since I proposed cap? Defending a broken energy market that ripped people off. Let’s see small print. ...
Record low rate signals mortgage battle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 09:48:53 AM
. A record low mortgage rate is the latest sign of lenders battling for new custom, but experts say the small print of deals requires careful examination. ...
The early bird Isa investor catches the best returns image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....“The maximum you can pay in is £4,000 per tax year, which would give you a £1,000 bonus on top,” Onslow says. He adds you need to understand the small print: “A hefty withdrawal penalty of 25 per cent applies if you access these savings before 60 for anything other than contributing to buying your first home. ...
Few fathers can afford to take shared parental leave, say campaigners image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:01:04 PM
....One respondent, whose wife was working a night-time supermarket job because she had to give up her better-paid day job after having children, said: “Shared parental leave appeared pointless to us (and probably most relationships) post birth because I’m the breadwinner and it makes no financial sense as we struggle financially already, hence the predicted 2-8% take-up. It sounded fantastic until you read the small print. ...
Retirement villages face crackdown on 'unfair' fees image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 10:48:05 AM
....When residents move out, or need a carer to move in, they can be charged up to 30% of their property's value. Some rogue operators keep such charges hidden in the small print, it said. ...
No EU trade deal is better than a bad deal? Don’t bet on it, Theresa May | Jonathan Portes image
.... Despite the fixation in the UK on the precise date and legal niceties of the article 50 process, the most important event of the weeks to come will not be the notification itself but the EU response to it, and the political and economic dynamics that sets into motion. If things go according to plan, we’re headed for the usual EU negotiating scenario: long interludes of tedium and small print interspersed with episodes of late-night brinkmanship ending eventually in a compromise no one likes, but which everyone will describe as a victory. ...
Now you can forget your railcard (once) without being charged a fortune image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 04:13:36 PM
....85 tickets. Even when, as the train pulled into Euston, Cross found his railcard in the lining of his bag, Virgin was heartless, saying that the small print was clear – the conditions of carriage insist a ticket must be accompanied by a valid railcard when the inspector calls. ...
The learners who are out of pocket  as Drive Dynamics stalls over lessons image
.... A payment will only be refunded by Drive Dynamics if it fails to allocate an instructor within 14 days. The small print makes no provision for customers who never hear from their instructor. ...
Five minute guide to getting the most form home sale image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 01:48:00 PM
....Cheap is not always cheerful, says Paula Higgins, chief executive of the Homeowners Alliance, as appointing the right estate agent can make the difference between a smooth sale and a bumpy, protracted nightmare. “Examine the small print on your agent’s contract. ...
No rights, more tax: this is Conservative ‘fairness’ for the self-employed | Frances O’Grady image
....The planned changes to universal credit are set to clobber the self-employed even harder than other working people. Hidden away in the small print of this month’s Office for Budget Responsibility report is a table showing the impact of a “minimum income floor”. ...
Spring Budget 2017: Crackdown on 'subscription traps' planned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 05:17:02 PM
....People who inadvertently end up subscribing for services after signing up for free trials are to be offered more protection. Plans to cut confusing small print and end the cycle of 'subscription traps' will be set out in next week's Budget. ...
Subscription traps may have to give notice of charges in crackdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Another element may be shortening and simplifying statements of terms and conditions, to avoid excess length and jargon that puts people off reading and understanding what they are signing up to. Possible options include making it standard for consumers to have to tick a box confirming they have read and understood any small print, and investigating which terms most commonly confuse people. ...
Time to get boiler cover before you end up in hot water image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....These will dispatch a qualified tradesman to your home within 24 hours for premiums ranging from £5 to £15 a month. When comparing plans, though, make sure you read the small print for exclusions, maximum claim amounts and any excess to pay. ...
Directors of new homes warranty firm criticised for lack of independence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 04:28:53 PM
....This further calls into question NHBC’s credibility in protecting consumers amid a wave of complaints about the quality of new-build properties. Stewart Baseley and Greg Fitzgerald do not fulfil the test of independence for non-executive directors in the UK corporate governance code, NHBC admits in the small print of its most recent annual report. ...
Shell begins huge task of decommissioning Brent oil rigs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 07:01:20 AM
.... But it is a view voiced at the company’s senior levels, perhaps with an eye both on saving money and any scrutiny of the 70% tax relief the company will enjoy against the cost of decommissioning. “Around Brent Spar, the offshore disposal was acknowledged even by Greenpeace, albeit in small print after they had taken quite violent action against Shell assets, as the best environmental outcome,” said Simon Henry, the group’s outgoing chief financial officer. ...
Your money: Hidden costs behind your financial products image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Sneaky charges and hidden fees can cost you hundreds or even thousands of pounds, so watch out for the following pitfalls. SAVINGS ACCOUNTS Getting a decent return on your savings is tricky enough these days, without falling foul of the small print. ...
Labour 'finds £2.6bn black hole in Treasury's tax avoidance measures' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 07:00:09 AM
....6bn black hole created by downgraded revenue forecasts. John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, said that information buried in the small print of last month’s Office for Budget Responsibility report showed that three tax avoidance measures were now expected to raise significantly less than when they were first announced. ...
Motorists at risk from log book delays image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 01:41:00 PM
.... They commonly disclose the disadvantages in their terms and conditions, explaining that the vehicles will be registered to customers "in due course". However, many customers fail to read the small print and some suffer the consequences. ...
Where to buy the must-have Xmas toys, plus the power to reduce energy bills image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:06:08 PM
.... We look at where to get them at the best price – and find one that is already sold out. And if you prefer to let them choose their own gift, we have a guide to the small print to beware of when buying vouchers. ...
Get the message Finnair: staff falling ill is not ‘extraordinary’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 06:03:40 AM
.... This is, of course, is no real compensation for your emotional and financial losses. Even when flight delays do qualify for compensation, airlines are not liable for any consequential losses so always buy comprehensive travel insurance and read the small print. ...
The new-builds catching house buyers in a leasehold property trap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of October 2016 06:00:12 AM
....One surveyor Guardian Money spoke to in Manchester said a client had just been forced to pay £38,000 to buy the freehold on their recently built home, despite its long lease. The trap for unsuspecting buyers comes from the escalation in ground rent in the small print of long leases. ...
Beware the small print that could hike one-bed flat’s ground rent to £8m-a-year image
....But that’s not the end of the nightmare. In the small print of the lease is a tortuously worded clause stating that this will double every 10 years, so that in 35 years it will have soared to £128,000, and in 95 years it will be £8m – for a one-bed flat that you bought for £58,000. ...
Online gambling companies probed by CMA over winnings image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 05:01:25 AM
....Online gambling firms typically advertise welcome bonuses of up to several thousand pounds, or supposedly free bets. But the small print may disqualify certain games, or require customers to spend large amounts of money before they qualify. ...
StubHub breached ASA’s code – but nothing has changed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 06:00:35 AM
....” Indeed it does, but the company can’t seem to grasp that mentioning the existence of charges in a footnote below the ticket price is not enough; the exact amount must be included in the ticket price, according to the ASA’s code. StubHub’s website still declares in small print beneath each ticket price that service fees may apply, without giving any indication what they are. ...
Bras, bums and beauty image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of September 2016 02:55:00 PM
.... . The phrase was a play on the features of the bras being advertised, with further descriptions in small print mentioning fit, comfort and fabric. ...
LV= forced to pay rejected burglary claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:00:23 AM
....A London couple who had their £6,000 burglary claim turned down by their insurer LV= because they didn’t have a burglar alarm are to have their claim paid, after the Financial Ombudsman Service ruled they were treated unfairly. In May, Guardian Money featured the case of Gemma and Mark Hall* who had been LV= customers for more than a decade, but found their burglary claim refused because, unbeknown to them, LV= had five years earlier made an alarm a condition of cover – a fact they said was buried in the small print. ...
Five-minute guide to... Targeted absolute funds image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 28th of August 2016 12:08:00 PM
....”. Connolly is particularly critical of performance fees, which are often buried in the small print and charge for beating a benchmark set as low as 0. ...
Pensioners releasing equity from homes to help kids onto property ladder image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of August 2016 07:08:00 PM
....For most, the biggest challenge is raising a deposit, which will get even harder after it emerged the Government-backed Help to Buy Isa cannot pay out until after completion on a property purchase. Simon Tyler, founder of broker Tyler Mortgage Management, said this Isa was designed to help young buyers build a deposit, but the small print is farcical: “This will ruin plans for many of the 500,000 potential first-time buyers who signed up to it. ...

Honest broadband
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 05:30:00 AM
....There have long been complaints about this practice and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) says it is “currently conducting research into consumers’ understanding of broadband advertising speed claims”. Other ruses it needs to look at include special offers that expire after six months and excessive line rental costs hidden in the small print. ...

Revealed: the names in Juncker’s little black book of enemies
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 7th of August 2016 06:00:00 AM
.... It would also be good to devote the time to reading. I could browse the small print on a packet of something from the food cupboard to check on the salt content. ...

The NHS has opened my eyes to a new system of fantastic healthcare
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 6th of August 2016 08:00:00 PM
.... Many other local people I have spoken to after being treated there for eyes, hips or knees concur, as do testimonials on its website. But even though it describes itself as an “NHS Treatment Centre”, and its writing paper is headed “NHS” in large letters, the small print at the bottom reveals that in fact it is run by a private company, Care UK, which turns out to be the largest provider of private health care in the country. ...
Tinder-style app offers millennials phone and technology insurance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 06:00:40 AM
.... Cover for damage to a mobile phone screen, is also included, as is up to £1,500 for replacement keys and locks, if the policyholder loses their keys and is locked out of their car or house. But potential buyers would do well to read the small print before they sign up. ...

Labour MPs who want to form a 'progressive alliance' with the Greens and SNP are living in a fantasy world
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....When Corbyn was running for leader at this time last year, his followers said that their man would work the same magic for the Scottish Labour Party as he would for the party as a whole. Okay, so we didn’t read the small print on that one. ...
Hinkley Point: Surprise delay for nuclear plant deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 11:00:19 PM
....EDF executives were taken completely off guard, the post-Brexit run of major investment is abruptly halted and what precious entente cordiale in Anglo-French relations there is left after the EU referendum result seems diminished. Is it a genuine pause for a new government to read the small print of a project that is two administrations old, or a signal of a potential change in policy?. ...
Homebase customers left to sit on their hands as bargain sofas fail to arrive image
....Under contract law, goods sold in a shop or online are an “invitation to treat” rather than an offer to sell, a distinction which protects retailers if they mis-price an item or find they cannot fulfil an order. They only become legally bound to a transaction when a contract is formed and, with online purchases, the precise moment that happens is usually buried in the small print sent with the order confirmation. ...
Don't count your chickens … how restrictive covenants affect homebuyers image
....You’ve paid your deposit, sorted out your mortgage and moved in – it’s now your home to do what you want with. Or is it? Buried in the small print of the title deeds or lease could be a list of things you are not allowed to do and it could include anything from building another property on your land to keeping chickens. ...
British Gas offers free electricity at weekends image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 1st of July 2016 05:37:45 AM
....But independent energy expert Ann Robinson said consumers can find lower tariffs elsewhere. "Consumers need to think about the small print, shop around and see if there's a better deal out there," she said. ...
Ticked off at £60 service fee StubHub added to price of my tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 06:00:00 AM
.... AG, London. I see that on the StubHub website, small print below the ticket price mentions that unspecified service charges will apply. ...
Five-minute guide to…lowest-ever fixed mortgage rates image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 26th of June 2016 09:28:00 AM
....The lender’s new two-year fixed rate comes with a low headline rate of just 0. 99 per cent but if you are tempted, you need to read the small print carefully, because the deal may not be quite the bargain it seems. ...
Buy-to-let landlords win multimillion payout from West Bromwich image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of June 2016 12:49:10 PM
.... All, according to the society, were described as “landlords of multiple property portfolios”. The society had argued that the small print of the mortgages contained a clause that, under certain circumstances, enabled the lender to change the interest rate “to something more in line with the current market norm”. ...
Brits pay the high price for cheap insurance deals  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of June 2016 10:51:00 AM
.... . Even those who do buy a travel policy may be throwing money away by failing to read the small print. ...
Are YOU buying travel insurance that is practically WORTHLESS? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 6th of June 2016 02:42:00 PM
....Gemma Sonfield, head of travel insurance at comparethemarket. com, said: “Despite the fact that they are designed to provide reassurance, travel insurance policies can result in substantial costs for those who fail to read the small print. ...
Government under pressure over student loan change image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of June 2016 06:01:02 AM
.... Petitions that garner 100,000 approvals can lead to a debate in parliament about the issue, although the government may be able to sidestep such a move. Most students were not aware of this change … it certainly wasn't in the small print. ...
Travellers fall victim to fake Airbnb site image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of June 2016 05:59:02 AM
.... These give you a means to recover your losses, if it turns out that the booking was fraudulent – provided you comply with its terms. Read the small print before making any payment. ...
Avoid pet cat-astrophe: Five minute guide to making successful vet bill claims image
....”. She warns it is an “extremely complicated beast” and owners need to be clear exactly what they are buying: “Some policies have more loopholes than others, so you really have to pore through the small print. ...
Have student loan interest rates really shot up? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of May 2016 04:22:18 PM
.... If, for example, your average salary throughout the first 30 years of your career is £36,000, you will repay £40,320 – less than the £43,500 you could have borrowed – and if you take any of that time off – to start a family for example, or travel – you will repay less. Shouldn’t they have read the small print?. ...
Sick of nuisance calls? Now you can text THIS free number to stop pests image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 27th of May 2016 12:06:00 PM
....To stop spam texts and calls people have been urged to carefully look at marketing 'opt-in' and 'opt-out' boxes when filling out forms. The boxes are often buried in the small print and people can easily inadvertently agree to be contacted by companies they don't know. ...
Sue your bank! Why it's better to go to court than to arbitrate in the long run image
.... But getting it back may be even more costly, too costly to make it worthwhile. That’s because the small print covering your bank account, credit card and most other financial institution agreements requires you to submit to binding arbitration to resolve any disputes with your bank. ...
HSBC profits fall sharply as global volatility hits bottom line image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 02:04:32 PM
....HSBC has sold off more than 80 businesses and is close to completing the sale of its Brazilian bank, which should bolster the company’s capital. In the small print attached to the accounts, the bank set out the risks it faces, including compliance with the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) agreed with US authorities at the time of HSBC’s £1. ...
HSBC profits fall sharply as global volatility hits bottom line image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 05:39:39 AM
....HSBC has sold off more than 80 businesses and is close to completing the sale of its Brazilian bank, which should bolster the company’s capital. In the small print attached to the accounts, the bank set out the risks it faces, including compliance with the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) agreed with US authorities at the time of HSBC’s £1. ...
Shareholder Spring II: bosses prepare for AGM pay revolts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 30th of April 2016 03:00:28 PM
....4m for 2015. WPP responded to a revolt by changing its bonus schemes: investors are scrutinising the small print of this year’s deal before deciding how to vote in June. ...
Recycling your mobile phone? Beware the empty price ‘promise’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 30th of April 2016 06:00:17 AM
....I’m an idiot, I don’t mind admitting it. In a fit of stupidity, and only seeing pounds signs, I was lured in by flashy marketing and failed to read the small print when looking to make some extra cash. ...
Vet bills: are they making you sick as a dog? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of April 2016 06:00:08 AM
....Whitehead says: “I’ve seen policies that are really cheap. They will say they will cover £4,000 of vet fees, but in the small print it’s [a maximum of] £500 per condition. ...
Over-50s risk pension scams as they shun expert advice image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of April 2016 07:31:51 PM
....”. She added: “The small print in the recent budget revealed the Treasury received nearly a billion pounds more in tax last year through pension freedoms. ...
Beware the Airbnb guests who could end up costing you your home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of April 2016 05:59:01 AM
.... In others, the consequences could be far more severe, with some homeowners potentially risking a demand for the immediate repayment of the whole mortgage or even, in theory at least, being threatened with repossession. That was the message from banks, building societies and property experts this week after Money checked the small print of mortgage contracts issued by the 18 biggest lenders in the UK. ...
Here comes a tax rise that dare not speak its name | David Brindle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of March 2016 11:30:25 AM
....1bn extra cost to the NHS in England and Wales and £700m to English councils. Far from relenting, the chancellor, George Osborne, has gleefully continued to mine this rich seam, announcing in the small print of this month’s budget that he would be adding a further £2bn a year to public sector employers’ pension costs from 2019, a disguised spending cut, by changing the way their contributions are calculated. ...
Car insurance and the little-known world of credit hire companies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of March 2016 07:00:20 AM
.... If, after an accident, you find a luxury car suddenly at your disposal, make sure you know who is providing it. If it is a CHC rather than your insurer, scrutinise the small print. ...
Dud tickets from Get Me In! left us out of concert image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of March 2016 07:00:03 AM
....). Get Me In! said it was not legally obliged to offer any further compensation and pointed us to its small print (section 5. ...
Banned by Amazon for returning faulty goods image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of March 2016 09:08:37 AM
.... I could understand if there were evidence that I had somehow tried to abuse the system, but I haven’t. Of course, Amazon can refuse to serve whom it likes, but surely it cannot legally keep gift card balances and other purchased goods which have already been paid for by the customer – despite what any potentially unfair small print might say?”. ...
Any space to manoeuvre over parking fine disagreement? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of March 2016 07:00:10 AM
....Look in the T&Cs and there, I am sorry to say, you are likely to find it’s the customer’s responsibility to organise parking permits or suspensions with the council prior to removal day, otherwise the penalty charge will pass to you. In my view, firms should flag this up when discussing a move with a customer in a restricted parking zone, but unfortunately most rely on you having an eagle eye when you peruse the small print. ...
How can all the money I’ve saved with Sodexo for childcare vouchers ‘expire’? image
....What happens in July 2017 when the vouchers are due to expire again? This is my money which I have paid into the scheme in good faith. This important information should be flagged up, not hidden in the small print. ...
Money Talks: ancient appliances, miniature homes and the latest on house prices image
....State pension age could rise faster than expected. Firms face clampdown over confusing small print. ...
Firms face clampdown over lengthy and confusing small print image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of March 2016 10:05:34 AM
. Consumers who have been bamboozled by small print and unexpectedly tied into contracts or forced to pay fees are being urged to contribute to a consultation, which could lead to a change in the law. ...

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