Year: 2016

CFA response to Citizens Advice report

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Russell Hamblin-Boone, chief executive of the Consumer Finance Association said: “It is unfortunate this report fails to acknowledge the significant changes in the regulated short-term lending sector and we don’t recognise the…

CFA response to StepChange survey

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Russell Hamblin-Boone, chief executive of the Consumer Finance Association, said: “This small survey by StepChange is misinformed and draws the wrong conclusions. Cold calling is carried out by unscrupulous firms who purchase…

CFA response to BCAP review

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The Consumer Finance Association responds to the Broadcasting Committee of Adverting Practice payday loans scheduling consultation. Consumer Finance Association CEO, Russell Hamblin-Boone, said: “We are pleased that after an extensive review the…

CFA responds to Financial Ombudsman Service

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Responding to the Financial Ombudsman Service review, Hamblin-Boone, Consumer Finance Association CEO said: “We are disappointed to see a rise in the numbers of payday lending complaints following the improvements the sector…

CFA responds to Islington Council

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Russell Hamblin-Boone, Consumer Finance Association CEO said: “It is surprising that Islington Council has made judgements, which appear to be based on political point scoring and electioneering rather than actually representing the…

CFA Responds to Carnegie UK Report

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Responding to the Carnegie Trust UK report into affordable credit, Consumer FInance Association CEO Russell Hamblin-Boone said: “This report recognises that the poorest people have never had access to credit. They are…

CFA comment on Safer Internet Day

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Russell Hamblin-Boone of the Consumer Finance Association said: “On Safer Internet Day UK borrowers should not only consider how to protect themselves online, but also how to avoid bogus loan websites. Criminals…
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