News on bbc

Fergus will be back on BBC on Wednesday next week on the John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland just after the 1pm News with some great tips to help organise your money and understand your consumer rights.

Moneysucks for musicians

Have a look at the first part of our new series on how musicians can best maximise and protect their income from their own words and music.

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Christmas is only 2/3rds of a year away.

Here you go. Your second reminder that Christmas 2016 is now just eight months away. And I make no apology for reminding you of this just as the sun starts to tease us into thinking that spring is just… Continue reading

Does good customer service still exist?

Just noticed this post on a friend’s Facebook page.

“Went into car phone warehouse in Buchanan galleries with my mobile. I was looking for some professional help or advice. The young man told me my screen was not responsive and… Continue reading

Is your credit report good to go?

How can you access the information that credit reference agencies hold about you, and how often should you do it? In this first of two parts on credit files we’ll look at these basic questions and next time we’ll look… Continue reading

Rights for Musicians – Part Three, the MCPS.

Duncan McCrone ends his three part series for Moneysucks with a look at the MSPS and the collection of royalties for the recording, copying and distribution of your music. He includes contact details if you need to get in touch… Continue reading


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60 Second Tips

In a brand new series listen to and watch Fergus Muirhead here as he explains common money and consumer issues in less than one minute.
This series will build up over the next few months into a valuable library of money and consumer tips, all delivered in a simple and straightforward way.