Credit easing finally coming? - Today's small business news roundup

  • By Josh Hall
  • 7 March 2012
Credit easing finally coming? - Today's small business news roundup

Card fraud, credit easing, and landlord warnings - here's your need-to-know business news roundup.

Card fraud fell last year to its lowest level since 2008.

Debit and credit card fraud dropped by 7 per cent during 2011, mainly due to a 41 per cent fall in impersonation. [BBC]

Credit easing will begin before the Budget the Chancellor has insisted.

The government has been criticised for breaking its promises over the scheme, which it says will make it easier for small businesses to borrow. [Guardian]

‘Accidental’ landlords are being warned to tell their banks if they take in tenants.

Mortgage broker London & Country has told landlords that they may be shifted onto a more expensive mortgage if they fail to tell their bank. [ThisIsMoney]

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