MSE News

June

Mobile phones will be cheaper to use in the EU from tomorrow

The price of making and receiving calls and sending and receiving texts in the EU is to be reduced tomorrow

30 June 2011

Nationwide figures show flat housing market

House prices were flat in June as low mortgage applications and sluggish new buyer inquiries kept the market subdued

30 June 2011

Cheque guarantee cards to be abolished tomorrow

From 30 June these cards, used to guarantee cheque payments in shops, will no longer be accepted

29 June 2011

Millions more forced to pay £100s in tax underpayments

Miscalculations emerge for 2010/11 tax year, meaning misery for 1.2m who now owe underpaid tax

29 June 2011

British Gas says price rises are likely

British Gas today indicated in both its company interim report and at a conference that price rises were likely

28 June 2011

Budget airlines get kicking over card surcharges

The OFT has today responded to the Which? super-complaint about excessive charges for paying by credit and debit card

28 June 2011

Habitat, Moben and others collapse: your rights

Consumers may face losing their cash if they have unfulfilled orders with brands that have gone into administration

28 June 2011

Guest: How Financial Conduct Authority should help consumers

The FSA's Chris Pond gives his view on the new Financial Conduct Authority & asks for your help...

27 June 2011

More holidays to be protected under new Government proposals

Six million extra holidays could be covered by the Air Travel Operator's Scheme if new Government proposals are approved

27 June 2011

Two thirds of young people worried about money

Two thirds of young people are worried about not having enough money in the future, according to pfeg survey results

27 June 2011

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