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Monthly Archives: February 2021

FCA publishes review into unsecured credit market

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a report on change and innovation in the unsecured consumer credit market following a Review by its former Interim Chief Executive, Christopher Woolard CBE. The Woolard Review sets out how regulation can better support a healthy market for unsecured


As part of plans to help transform the town centre, Blackpool Council has signed a 25 year lease with MMC Cinemas for a nine-screen, IMAX-ready Multimedia centre complex. The first of its kind development in the UK fuses a flexible business, leisure and entertainment destination

Why are freelancers so low on the government’s agenda?

With self-employed tax returns due yesterday, freelancers will have paid their taxes for the 2019-20 financial year, following a tough year for many freelancers, as work opportunities and incomes took a hit due to the pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, millions of freelancers were unable to

One Manchester appoints ENGIE to build £17m Gorton scheme

Leading housing provider One Manchester has selected energy, regeneration and services specialist ENGIE to transform disused land in Manchester into a modern development of 109 homes. Located over two sites on Gorton Lane, the £17m project will provide much-needed affordable housing in Manchester. The development’s

What has Covid taught investors?

Investing was one of the most unpredictable aspects of 2020 for anyone concerned with the market, whether that be a sophisticated portfolio or just a workplace pension. The stock market crash at the start of the lockdown and continued economic disruption has left many wondering