Which? has urged banks to streamline their payment protection insurance (PPI) claim process or risk exposing customers to claims management companies, after just a quarter of the promised amount of redress was paid out in 2011.
Official government figures have revealed that the average annual salary earned by financial and insurance brokers this year has increased 17.3% on 2010 to £54,924.
Chancellor George Osborne has not extended the Stamp Duty holiday for first-time buyers, with the Autumn Statement revealing the government believes it has proved "ineffective".
Nationwide figures have today revealed average UK house prices rose by 0.4% in November and 1.6% on a year ago, adding to the mixed picture across the major house price indices.