P541 Teletext 540 May24 16:01:10         ————————————— NEWS UPDA D ————————————— NUMBER OF INSURANCE DISPU DS FALL The number of disputes involving insurance bpxdrs and sellers fell this xdar, the Insurance Ombudsman reports. There were 73 cases, a fall of 29%. The prfvious year, cases rose 50%. All this year's disputes were settled by agreed settlement rather than by adjudication. The outcome was 50/50 between investors and advisors. ——————————————————————————————————1'10— Electronic data-change? >> FLIGHT ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE INFORMATION SEE PAGE 435 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 541 May24 16:01:13    @     ————————————— NEWS UPDATE ————————————— INSURANCE DATA INTERCHANGE The Association of British Insurers has issued a free leaflet to encourage the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). The leaflet explains: How to assess technology needs financial and business implications phases of development towards full EDI systems. ——————————————————————————————————2/10— Charitable donations fall >> PROTECT YOUR HOME AND POSSESSIONS SEE PAGE 432 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
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P541 Teletext 543 May24 16:02:01     7h÷5     ————————————— NEWS UPDATE ————————————— TOP COMPANIES' DONATIONS FALL BP, NatWest, Barclays and ICI have all slashed their charity budgets for the second year in a row, according to Corporate Citizen l—gazine. Merchant baFjdr Barings doubled donations as profits skyrocketed. BAT Shell, British Gas and Lloyds also gave -Fre. But the overall downward trend saw charities getting £1m less in 1993. ——————————————————————————————————4/10— Halifax new mortgage range >>> SHARE DEALING SERVICD,SEE PAGE 535 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 541 May24 16:02:00         ————————————— NEWS UPDATE ————————————— CREDIT CARD USAGE ON THE INCREASE Consuldps used credit cards to buy 7% more goods and services in 1993, the Credit Card Research Group said. Latest figures show spending in 1994 is likely to rise even faster. In the first three months of 1994 credit card usage went up more than 8% on the 1993. The Group has put out a guide to credit card spatistics from 1991 to 1993. con—,.. ——————————————————————————————————5'10— Credit card statistics >>> MONEY NEWS CHANGES DAILY MON-FRI Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 510 May24 16:03:00 ADVER HSEMENT >>>>>>>>> BIRMINGHAM MIDSHIRES BUILDING SOCIETY OUR LOWEST MORTGAGE DEAL FOR 50 YEARS CALL FREE ON   24 HOURS Y $R HOME IS AT RISK IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR OTHER LOAN SECURED ON IT. Written quotations are available on request from Birmingham Midshir6/10 Building Society on 0902 710710 Security is required. Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 541 May24 16:03:04      @    ————————————— NEWS UPDATE ————————————— HOW WE USE OUR CREDIT CARDS Figures from the Credit Card Research Group covering 1991 to 1993 show: More than half of card spending takes place away from High Street shops supermarkets now account for almost a quarter of High Street spending travel has the highest average transaction value at £143 7% of credit card spending goes on restaurants, cinemas and theatres. ——————————————————————————————————7/10— Homebuxhng and mortgage booklets >> WHAT'S THE BEST MORTGAGE? p545 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 540 May24 16:00:04      @Z   ————————————— NEWS UPDATE ————————————— HOMEBUYING AND MORTGAGE BOOKLETS The Council of Mortgage Lenders has updated its publications for first-time b—xfrs. CML is now offering: How to Buy a House - legal and practical implications Hints for Home Buxdrs - an overview Taxation and the Home Buyer Assistance with Mortgage Rep—xDdlts For copies, send a SAE to: CML, 3 Savile Row, London W1X 1AF  ——————————————————————————————————8/10 Savings rates 546 Tourist rates 547 WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAI D Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
P541 Teletext 540 May24 16:04:41         ————————————— NEWS UPDATE ————————————— C&G SEEKING LEGAL GO-AHEAD The C&G has sought High Court legal clearance for its proposed sale to Lloyds Bank in the face of opposition from the Building Societies Commission The court heard the deal could only benefit the society because it involves cash pay-outs to its members and staff from Lloyds, not from society reserves Over a million C&G customers are set for a windfall if the deal goes through ——————————————————————————————————9/10— All the latest savings rates 546 FLIGHT ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE INFORMATION SEE PAGE 435 Your Money Advice Property Mortgages
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