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18 January 2023

Walter Merricks and Caroline Barr join Fairer Finance's Consumer Advisory Board, as Sue Lewis takes over as Chair

Two new additions to Fairer Finance's advisory board, as Pester and Thoresen stand down

30 March 2022

Financial services firms continuing to charge customers after they die

Fairer Finance's latest report, published in partnership with Life Ledger, reveals the cost and bureaucracy that loved ones face closing accounts when a relative has died

30 April 2021

Fairer Finance appoints Helene Brichet to its Consumer Advisory Board

Former Capital One CFO joins our independent oversight panel

11 February 2020

Paul Pester appointed new chair of Fairer Finance Consumer Advisory Board

Former CEO of TSB and Virgin Money to join Fairer Finance's independent oversight body

14 June 2019

Consumers demand an average of £492 to switch bank

New Fairer Finance report looks at the drivers of customer satisfaction in banking and shines new light on why customer switching levels are falling

8 May 2019

Sue Lewis joins Fairer Finance's Consumer Advisory Board

Former chair of the Financial Services Consumer Panel becomes advisory board's fifth member

18 December 2018

Fairer Finance launches campaign to clean up gift card market

Gift card users are being penalised for doing nothing wrong under current company insolvency rules. Fairer Finance calls on key changes to be brought into the market, including the ban of gift card expiry dates.

29 November 2018

Fairer Finance welcomes CMA inquiry into funeral sector

Commenting on today's CMA announcement that a full market inquiry will be launched into the funeral sector, James Daley, Managing Director of Fairer Finance, said:

1 June 2018

Government responds to Fairer Finance call for funeral plan regulation

  • Fairer Finance launched campaign for funeral plan regulation last July
  • HM Treasury has today launched a consultation on introduction of regulation

26 April 2018

Government urged to introduce regulation of funeral plans to protect vulnerable customers

Fairer Finance publishes second report into the unregulated prepaid funeral plan market