MoneySavingExpert News

August

TalkTalk fined £3 million for billing blunders

Ofcom has handed telecoms company TalkTalk a massive fine for billing customers for services they never received

18 August 2011

RBS and Natwest punish basic account holders in ATM crackdown

RBS and Natwest basic bank account customers will no longer be able to use rivals' cash machines

17 August 2011

Mortgage fees soar amid record low rate environment

Mortgages arrangement fees have jumped by a typical £150 in 12 months, so borrowers should be on their guard

17 August 2011

Government creates central riot compensation bureau

Those affected by riots can now claim compensation via a central claims bureau instead of via local police authorities

17 August 2011

100,000 EDF customers to be refunded after billing error

EDF customers who used its automated telephone meter reading system may have been overcharged, with the provider setting aside £200,000 in redress

16 August 2011

Tax scammers who pretend to be from MoneySavingExpert.com

Consumers in Suffolk should beware a tax scam from a company illegally claiming to be MoneySavingExpert.com

16 August 2011

Rail fares to rise 8% as inflation figures announced

The July RPI rate of inflation was announced today as 5%, pushing up rail fares in the new year by an average 8%

16 August 2011

Npower to raise energy prices

Npower has announced a jump in its energy prices, making it the 5th of the big six to do so

16 August 2011

Amex overhauls popular Platinum cashback credit card

American Express has revamped its Platinum cashback credit card, meaning it may no longer be the most lucrative for the majority of users

16 August 2011

Supermarkets continue to cut petrol prices

Tesco has reduced petrol prices for a second time in a week, while Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury's have also cut costs

15 August 2011