- Subprime lender Provident Financial said the head of its consumer credit division, Chris Gillespie, was leaving to join pawnbroker H&T.

He had been replaced, subject to regulatory approval, by Hamish Paton, who was briefly chief executive of Amigo between July and December last year.

Paton would join Provident Financial on 14 September, with Gillespie leaving on 31 August.

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