New bill will ‘protect access to cash’, says government

The government has said the new Financial Services and Markets Bill, announced in today’s Queen’s Speech will support consumers by ‘protecting access to cash’. Cash remains an important payment method for millions of people across the UK, particularly those in vulnerable groups, and the government said it is committed to preserving it. The Bill will

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Guidance for homeowners left in the shadows

Homeowners left in the shadows by neighbouring home extensions could claim for compensation or have them removed  a new consumer guide published by the RICS says. With a mini boom in new home extensions following the pandemic, (Savills found that nearly 250,000 were given permission in the year up to September 2021 alone) those living

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House price growth shows signs of slowing

House price growth showed signs of slowing, according to a leading property website. New listings were 5% higher than the five-year average during the month, signalling the start of a recovery in supply says Zoopla. The increase in homes coming on to the market was seen across all property types, including much in demand three

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