MSE News

October

Anger at Lloyds PPI compensation delays

Lloyds TSB customers promised a payment for mis-sold payment protection insurance may have to wait over two months for the cash

27 October 2011

Lloyds Banking Group: We can be one of the best for service

In a candid interview with Lloyds's director of customer service, he promises change, including extended branch opening hours

26 October 2011

EU consumer protection laws move closer

The new EU Consumer Rights Directive aims to strengthen consumers' rights, particularly when shopping online

25 October 2011

Britain 'at risk of new recession'

Britain is at risk of another recession and the economy may already be shrinking, a senior Bank of England figure warns

25 October 2011

Warning! Packaged account perks may need activation or be invalid

Consumers with a current account that offers insurance or other extras could be left without any cover if they fail to register first

24 October 2011

'We need war against student fee confusion'

New UCAS figures show applications to university down on last year with the fall attributed to a misguided fear over higher fees

24 October 2011

Stamp prices could rise as Ofcom proposes Royal Mail shake-up

Regulator Ofcom has announced plans which would enable Royal Mail to set its own prices for the majority of its products

24 October 2011

Guest Comment: How ratings agency downgrades affect us all

The US, Greece, many banks and more have been downgraded recently. Financial guru Justin Urquhart Stewart explains what this means

21 October 2011

Rents rise to record high

Rents in England and Wales reached a record high of £718 per month in September, a report found today

21 October 2011

Pressure on Eon as the only big energy doorstep seller left

Scottish Power has become the fifth of the big six energy providers to stop doorstop selling, leaving only Eon

21 October 2011

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