Banks should treat fraud victims (more) fairly.

It seems that ‘scams’ of all sorts are constantly in the news and that they grow in complexity and sophistication all the time.  With one of the more sophisticated scams, ‘authorised push payments’, victims have been blamed for their own loss by the banks.  This isn’t a minor issue; victims lost a total of around […]

HMRC Interest Rates

HMRC has come under widespread criticism for what is seen as an unfair differential in the interest rate it pays to those who over-pay their tax and the rate it charges those who owe tax. The recent increase in the Bank of England’s base rate has led to an increase in the penalty rate of […]