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How to spot a fraudster offering a benefits loan scam

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In the last few days, a BBC News investigation revealed the existence of a multimillion pound scam affecting Universal Credit claimants across the UK, where criminals have taken out advance loans online to withdraw money in the name of legitmate claimants under false pretences. Here at CPCU, we want to keep your money safe whether […]

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Mobile phone users can now switch contracts with a single text

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From The Metro, 2nd July 2019 Switching phone providers is a modern hassle that everyone has to contend with at some point. Like getting quotes for contents insurance or haggling with energy suppliers, phone contracts can be a mindless timesuck of pushy marketing and hidden costs. Which is why new Ofcom regulations have come into […]

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Loan shark rampages through the Ocean City!

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To match the recent tropical weather, Plymouth was recently plagued by a wild loan shark which terrified passers-by! The shark made its way from Moments Cafe, around down to the market, and then back up to the fountain, before being coralled and brought down to the Frankfurt Gate branch of City of Plymouth Credit Union, […]

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Conclusions from our 2019 AGM

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This year’s Annual General Meeting has now been concluded, and it’s time to relay the results to the members that missed out on the great opportunity to snag some complimentary biscuits and tea – and to have their say on the running of CPCU, of course. This year, we were acting on some recommendations from […]

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Fury at £200k universal credit ad as charities reveal claimants ‘selling sex to survive’

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From The Independent, May 22nd Ministers have come under fire after a £200,000 newspaper advertorial vowing to “set the record straight” on universal credit was published on the same day charities revealed claimants were “selling sex to survive”. A six-page advertorial (an advert in the form of news article) from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) was […]