MSE News

July

MPs hit out at HMRC chaos

An influential group of MPs has slammed poor service at the taxman's office, highlighting long delays

30 July 2011

Guest Comment: Government student loan explanations 'woeful'

With tuition fees rising to £9,000 in 2012, student finance expert Prof Nicholas Barr says governments haven't explained costs

29 July 2011

Nationwide: House prices remain flat

House prices inched higher in July, but have changed very little so far in 2011, state new Nationwide figures

29 July 2011

MSE issues code of conduct call to daily deals sites

The major sites such as Groupon, kgbdeals and LivingSocial offer many great deals but too often we hear of consumers unable to access them

29 July 2011

Young driver insurance costs fall

The cost of annual premiums for drivers aged 17-to-22 fell by 5.6% in April to June, new AA figures show

28 July 2011

British Gas owner posts £1.3bn profit, so why the price hikes?

Centrica today reveals it made a massive half-year profit just weeks after British Gas price hikes were announced

28 July 2011

40,000 urged to reclaim £22m in student loan overpayments

Tens of thousands of graduates are being urged to claim money back after it emerged the Student Loans Company has taken millions of pounds in overpayments

28 July 2011

Advertised broadband speed claims are 'false'

Many consumers will be left frustrated as the difference in advertised and actual broadband speed has grown, says Ofcom

27 July 2011

Tesco offers money-off code to frustrated Ocado shoppers

Tesco is trying to steal a march on Ocado by giving a £20-off code to customers left disappointed by an identical offer from its rival last month

27 July 2011

British Gas fined £2.5m over complaints

Energy giant British Gas has been fined £2.5 million by the energy watchdog for failing to deal with complaints correctly

27 July 2011

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