All businesses have to deal with a certain degree of expenses, from the smallest family or individually run stores to the largest multinational companies. From software and travel, any additional cost incurred by an employee needs to be reimbursed. So, what is the best way to go about doing this? One way is to get […]
January is the ideal time of the year to book a holiday and it is the busiest time for many tour operators up and down the country. They do battle for business and promise all sorts of discounts in a bid to attract more custom. Consumers are getting increasingly savvy at this time of year […]
Digital cryptocurrencies really came to the fore in 2013, but with the New Year now upon us, can this form of payment really challenge the global market leaders? Last year saw the value of a single bitcoin rise from $13 to $1,000 at its peak, as it fluctuated massively in value. The concept that it […]
British consumers are expecting inflation to increase at a faster rate in the coming year than three months ago, a survey by the Bank of England has revealed.
Consumers in the UK are using cash to pay for things, rather than a credit or debit card, in a bid to curb their spending as the double dip recession continues to bite.
The payment limit for purchases made using a contactless debit or credit card has gone up from £15 to £20, it has been announced.
Credit card lending has fallen by its largest monthly amount in more than five years, figures released by the Bank of England have shown.
The number of credit card complaints soared last year to become the second-biggest cause of financial product dissatisfaction.
Shoppers attempting to claim money back from their credit card company, after receiving faulty goods, are increasingly being denied a refund by their card provider. The Financial Ombudsman Service, the independent watchdog for the finance industry, has said it handles as many as 100 complaints per week from customers who’ve been effectively ignored by their […]
MasterCard is to launch a new payment service this autumn, incorporating a number of different payment methods, the card company has announced. Dubbed MasterCard PayPass Wallet Services, the service will allow consumers to make purchases in-store with their mobile phones, or over the internet The new service is due to launch in the UK, USA, […]