Mortgage Prisoners, Scottish Retail and Supermarket Mergers
Why people making their mortgage payments can't get a new deal, we test the Scottish shopping sector and what past mergers could show us about a Sainsbury/Asda supermarket deal.
The rules around mortgage deals were tightened up 4 years ago - but are they too tight? We speak to one person who was involved in shaping them - who was then refused a new mortgage deal even though she could make the repayments
How healthy is the Scottish shopping sector? We send a reporter to find out.
As we wait to see if the Competitions and Marketing Authority allows the Sainsbury and Asda merger - what can we learn from the previous deal in the sector - where Morrisons and Safeway became one?
We meet the man helping councils buy local land to kick-start the local economy
And the critics called it the bedroom tax - but did it fulfil its role of freeing up social housing?
PRESENTER: WINIFRED ROBINSON
PRODUCER: PETE WILSON.
Mortgage rates are set to rise, affecting over 30,000 "mortgage prisoners."
Scottish Store Closures
High-street sales have decreased considerably, compared to figures this time last year.
How many stores and jobs will go if Sainsbury's is allowed to take over Asda as planned?
Club 18-30 Holidays
Thomas Cook are looking to revitalise ever once popular trend, '18-30' holidays.
Council Land Buying
Councils are hoping to regenerate local areas with commercial investment loans.
Did the bedroom tax or 'under-occupancy charge' actually work?
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