MSE News

April

BT launches low fees charity-giving site

BT has launched an online charity-giving website that provides good causes with almost all of the amount donated

7 April 2011

Below-inflation rise in minimum wage announced

The minimum wage will increase by 15p to £6.08 but the 2.5% rise is lower than the 5.5% rate of Retail Prices Index inflation

7 April 2011

Northern Rock pulls five-year saver after email flood

The five-year deal, which paid 4%, featured heavily in our Weekly Email this week which is likely to have contributed to the axe

7 April 2011

Banks urged to provide more services at the Post Office

The Post Office is desperately trying to encourage more banks to provide full current account services at its branches

7 April 2011

Halifax: House price falls stabilise

House prices edged 0.1% higher during March, but still fell by 0.6% over the past three months

6 April 2011

Beat the BA fuel surcharge hike

BA is set to raise long haul air fares for the third time in under four months, but passengers can beat the increase before Friday

6 April 2011

New tax year means new Isa year

The new tax year starts today, meaning everyone gets a new £5,340 tax-free cash Isa allowance. But don't delay using it

6 April 2011

The great tax overhaul: are you a winner or loser?

Today marks the start of the new financial year, and with it, an overhaul of the tax system which means workers' take-home in April will change

6 April 2011

Tax shake-up brings current account boost

Tomorrow's new 2011/12 tax year shake-up means consumers don't have to earn as much to get a top current account

5 April 2011

State pension reform: the winners and losers

Women, carers and the self employed could be among the winners from the state pension shake-up that could see a £155-a-week flat-rate payout from 2015 or 2016

5 April 2011

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