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Credit unions: know your limits

Payday-style loans from credit unions can only grow so far. There is a limit to the extent to which profits can be made on short-term, low-value loans where limited interest is charged.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Nov 2013
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Home-based SMEs an opportunity for business insurers

A considerable number of SMEs are home-based, which opens them up to risks that are not covered by standard household insurance. This represents an opportunity for commercial insurers.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Nov 2013
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Help to Buy II a hindrance, not a help

The second phase of the UK government's Help to Buy scheme will significantly increase the availability of 95% LTV mortgages, but evidence suggests that the market is already meeting the needs of first-time buyers.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Nov 2013
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Clydesdale and Yorkshire ready to compete on interest rates

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have launched an attractive current account. However, they face an increasingly competitive interest-paying current account market.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Oct 2013
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Motor insurance premiums to stabilize in Q4 2013

Motor insurance premiums continue their downward spiral, suggesting that competitive forces are at play. However, this trend is unlikely to continue for much longer, with premiums expected to stabilize in Q4 2013.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Oct 2013
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Pub education for British expats

Mobile banking penetration is low among British expats. Providers reaching out to this otherwise well banked segment need to invest in customer education to increase mobile banking adoption rates.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Oct 2013
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Big hurdle cleared for new build nuclear in the UK

The agreement of a strike price over Hinkley Point has put an end to protracted negotiations between the UK government and EDF. It means the first new nuclear capacity in almost 20 years in the UK is one step closer to a final investment decision. While from the government's perspective the agreement is a bet on the future level of wholesale prices, it represents a win for energy security.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Oct 2013
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Customer apathy cools switching hopes

Seven day bank account switching has had a limited impact, a trend that looks set to continue. The UK's sticky current account market is a result of a number of factors, among which the length of time it takes to switch providers is just one.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Oct 2013
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POS extended warranty providers under pressure

Regulatory scrutiny has challenged point-of-sale (POS)-focused extended warranty providers over the last decade, but it is the shifting retail environment that is leading post-POS competitors to contest their market dominance.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Oct 2013
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Direct channel strengthens within SME insurance

While the majority of the commercial insurance market is dominated by brokers, in the SME market consumerization and the use of multiple channels by insurers are impacting traditional models and driving long-term change.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Oct 2013

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