MSE News

October

HomeServe suspends sales amid mis-selling probe

Home repairs group HomeServe has halted sales and marketing, and will retrain nearly 500 staff after discovering possible mis-selling

31 October 2011

Financial education petition hits the magic 100,000 signatures

Over 100,000 have signed our petition for compulsory financial education in schools. It must now be considered for a Parliamentary debate

31 October 2011

Solar subsidies to be slashed under government plans

Solar panel gains will plummet for people who install after 11 December, under government plans announced today

31 October 2011

Npower fined £2m over poor complaints handling

Npower has become the second of the big six energy firms in four months to be fined over complaints handling

31 October 2011

Leak points to solar subsidy cuts

Solar panel gains could be slashed for people who install after 8 December, according to a leaked document

28 October 2011

FSA: Why we need a packaged account crackdown

The FSA wants tougher rules on the sale of fee-paying current accounts. Its director Sheila Nicoll explains why

28 October 2011

More banks admit PPI compensation delays

Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclaycard say they are running two weeks behind schedule paying mis-selling victims

28 October 2011

Government faces petition to cap payday loan costs

An e-petition urging the Government to act on payday loans by Christmas has been launched

27 October 2011

Banks shun junior Isa launch

None of the big six banks plan to have a junior Isa in place for the launch date on Tuesday

27 October 2011

FSA rules to be tightened on packaged current accounts

Rules to ensure providers check customers are eligible to claim on insurance before selling a packaged account have been proposed

27 October 2011

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