The ICO fines Facebook over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Thursday 25th October 2018

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has upheld a symbolic £500,000 fine it handed to Facebook in July. The fine was issued to Facebook in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, concerning harvesting users’ data.
The ICO stated in its notice of […]

Brits are exposing themselves to email hackers

Wednesday 24th October 2018

A new report, released by UK General Insurance and Cyber Aware UK, has revealed that 79% of Brits keep emails stored in their inboxes, these emails could be at risk of hackers looking to steal their ID and financial information. […]

Timeshare Resorts Setting Sites On Urban Destinations

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Diamond Resorts Investing in St. Louis.
Diamond Resorts is turning a hotel in St Louis into a timeshare destination. Diamond has purchased six floors of the 29 storey City Place Hotel and will convert the six floors into luxury timeshare apartments. Once […]

Disney Set To Expand Their Timeshare Offerings

Monday 22nd October 2018

Walt Disney World Build 2 New Timeshare Resorts. The Florida-based theme park resort said that the as-yet-unnamed resort will open in 2022. It will have 900 hotel rooms, as well as villas for Disney’s timeshare program. The 27,000-acre tourist destination […]

New Resorts and Mass Expansion Planned

Friday 19th October 2018

RCI adds another resort to its portfolio.
RCI is the global leader in holiday exchange, with over 4,300 affiliated resorts in 110 countries. RCI has announced it is adding the Hondaafushi Island Resort to its portfolio of properties and marks the […]

Timeshare Owners Sue Marriott Vacations

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Ritz Carlton Timeshare Club members are bringing a mass action claim to a federal judge. The claim alleges Marriott Vacations caused the value of Ritz-Carlton Club members’ deeded units to decline and, in some cases, owners lost up to 90% […]

Company Directors Found Guilty Of Cold-Calling Scam

Tuesday 16th October 2018

Two company directors from Nottingham have been found guilty of fraudulent trading after a 10-day trial. The firm cold-called businesses all over the UK, including takeaway restaurants, nail bars, hair salons and other small businesses, offering to reduce their business […]

Talking of Timeshares …..

Monday 15th October 2018

Timeshare Resort Under Fire For Not Paying Taxes.
A large timeshare company based in India is under the spotlight for allegedly not paying their taxes to the department of Excise and Taxation. Officials at the Indian department have accused the timeshare […]

Do you have a PCP car finance agreement ?

Friday 12th October 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority announced back in 2017 that they were investigating the motor financing industry, to ensure that consumers were not being caused harm, to understand how finance products were sold and, to see if the market is functioning […]