News and views
As one of the most high-profile businesses in the finance sector, we attract a broad range of views on what we do. Here's our factual take on some of the hot topics involving Wonga.
Britain needs more talent
Date article publshed: 28/06/2013 Read original article >
Today we are proud to launch Wonga Codemakers. So begins a mission to find and then inspire the next generation of British entrepreneurs and internet visionaries. We want to find ambitious young people, from all walks of life and with all levels of ability, who can go on to shape everything digital - from business and communications, through to computer games and mobile apps.
Wonga's annual report: 2012
Today we published our first annual report, showing expansion and growth across the Wonga Group.
In the news
There has been plenty more coverage about Wonga again over the last week or so, following the publication of our annual results.
This was the first time we announced our results to the media, despite no requirement to do so, in keeping with our values of being open and transparent.
As ever there were plenty of opinions about the business and the role it plays in the financial landscape, with well over a hundred articles and plenty of social media discussion. Here’s a summary of the main pieces and our take on some of them.
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- Advertising (6)
- Annual Percentage Rate (APR) (4)
- Annual report (4)
- Apology (1)
- Archbishop of Canterbury (2)
- Cap (1)
- Chairman (1)
- Competition Commission (3)
- Credit rating (1)
- Customers (6)
- FCA (1)
- Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) (1)
- Football Club Sponsorship (8)
- Fraud (2)
- International (3)
- Management team (3)
- Newcastle United Football Club (1)
- Office of Fair Trading (OFT) (2)
- Public Accounts Committee (PAC) (2)
- Real-time data sharing (1)
- Tara Kneafsey (1)
- Technology (3)
- Total Cost of Credit (TCC) (2)
- UK MD (1)
- Unauthorised overdraft (2)
- Wonga (33)
- Wonga Group (2)