FCA Levels Playing Field for Lenders

The Competition and Markets Authority has issued a statement confirming that payday lenders will be forced to publish not only their rates, but also the total amount payable, on at least one City-watchdog-authorised price comparison website. After a gruelling 20-month long investigation into the murky depths of the payday lending market, the CMA has published the final report detailing measures aimed at increasing effective price competition between payday lenders. Hopefully these measures will help borrowers get a much better deal. Continue reading