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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Finance more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to increase protection for small businesses taking out finance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham West and Royton more like this
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Jim McMahon more like this
star this property uin 274603 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>On 1 April 2019 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) widened eligibility to take a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to include ‘small businesses’ who have:</p><ol><ol><li><p>an annual turnover of less than £6.5m; and</p></li><li><p>an annual balance sheet total of less than £5m; or</p></li><li><p>fewer than 50 employees.</p><p>‘Micro-enterprises’ were already eligible, and over 99% of businesses are now within the remit of the FOS. The FCA also increased the maximum FOS award limit to £350,000.</p><p> </p><p>The banking industry have also committed to establishing a new Dispute Resolution Service to resolve both future complaints from businesses with a turnover between £6.5m and £10m, and unresolved historic complaints.</p></li></ol></ol> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim McMahon more like this