Financial Ombudsman Service

Provident Financial to close doorstep loan unit

Provident Financial is planning to shut its venerable 141-year-old doorstep lending arm after increasing pressure from the regulator.

Published 4 May 2021

Guarantor loans complaints soar by 3000%

Complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service about guarantor-backed high-cost loans have increased by more than 3,000% in a year and now average almost 800 a week.

Published 3 March 2021

Finance firms feature in Stonewall's top 100 employers 2020 list

Stonewall has released its Top 100 Employers 2020 listing with financial organisations featuring making the cut.

Published 30 January 2020

QuickQuid collapse plunges one million customers into uncertainty

The largest payday lender in the UK, QuickQuid, has fallen into administration and left more than one million customers facing financial uncertainty.

Published 28 October 2019