MSE News

October

David Cameron Exclusive: Our plans to tackle rising energy costs

Prime Minister David Cameron and Energy Secretary Chris Huhne write for MSE with their plans to curb soaring power costs

17 October 2011

Consumer groups urge action on energy prices at summit

Ahead of crunch talks on energy prices, consumer groups have called for decisive action to curb soaring costs

17 October 2011

Asda to give shoppers £5 money-off voucher

Asda customers can this week get a £5 money-off voucher for a £40+ spend in-store or online

17 October 2011

BlackBerry users to get free apps after blackout

Research in Motion, which makes the smartphone, says the 'premium apps' will be worth more than $100(£64) in total

17 October 2011

TalkTalk threatened with £2m fine over nuisance silent calls

Communications regulator Ofcom says the provider made an excessive number of abandoned calls

14 October 2011

Energy firms' profits soar, as they hike our prices

Recent price hikes have increased the profit margins enjoyed by Britain's big energy firms to £125 per customer a year from £15 in June

14 October 2011

Energy firms' tariff advice slammed

Energy companies are giving inaccurate information to people who ring up to switch providers, consumer lobby group Which? says

13 October 2011

State pension age rise delayed

A plan to raise the state pension age to 66 in 2020 will be delayed by six months, bringing good news for 33,000 women

13 October 2011

Scottish and Southern Energy throws open electricity market

SSE is to auction all of its power on the open market in a bid to bring new new suppliers into the energy market

12 October 2011

Warning! Supermarkets don't always stick to online order prices

Online grocery shoppers should beware a possible hike in the cost of their food and drink between order and delivery dates

12 October 2011

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