PPI mis-selling – an unfair relationship?

Adam FinchIn an unprecedented move in November 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that the non-disclosure of commission by a PPI provider was unfair, the first time that the ‘unfair relationship’ provisions contained within the Consumer Credit Act 1974 had been considered at such a high judicial level. However, a recent subsequent hearing in the Manchester County Court determined that the appropriate relief was the repayment of the commission element of the PPI only, not the entire PPI premium plus interest. Continue reading

Three Easy Projects for Spring

25Spring is an incredibly busy time in the garden, and with so much effort going into sowing, growing and digging there is often little energy left for making aesthetic improvements.  The UK’s premier timber garden features supplier, Forest Garden, suggests three easy projects that can be done now, or at any time of year to instantly transform overlooked areas of the garden.

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Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day 2015: What’s On?

Get PlantingGardeners across the country will be able to take part in a range of fund-raising events at their local garden centre on Friday 27th March and across the weekend as part of Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day – the garden industry’s national fundraising day organised by Greenfingers, a charity that creates magical gardens for children’s hospices.  Last year 230 garden centres took part, holding special events to raise £60,000 for the Greenfingers’ Rosy Cheeks Appeal.  The appeal, now in its final year, aims to raise a total of £750,000 to create ten new gardens. Continue reading

Rolling Luggage sold to Samsonite

Richard WilkeyLeading law firm, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, and leading business adviser, Grant Thornton, have recently acted for Rcapital, the owner of global travel retailer Rolling Luggage, on the sale of the business to Samsonite Inc, the world’s largest luggage manufacturer and retailer. Continue reading