MSE News

November

Orange to raise monthly mobile costs

Orange will hike the cost of monthly plans from 8 January, blaming 20-year high inflation

28 November 2011

Strike to bring huge airport disruption: your rights

Passengers face huge disruption due to the public sector strike on Wednesday but many will be entitled to a refund

28 November 2011

'Free' banking system isn't working, says FSA

There's no such thing as free banking and this belief has lead to unhelpful and damaging decisions, says the FSA

25 November 2011

Santander: Our service has improved, but there's a long way to go

The woman who runs Santander's personal banking arm claims it is beginning to turn the corner after a torrid 18 months

25 November 2011

Avios: Why we had to ditch Airmiles

Flight scheme Avios launched last week, replacing Airmiles. This will see collectors' costs rise. Avios's Andrew Swaffield explains the move

25 November 2011

Airmiles axe 'worst reward change in years'

The axing of the Airmiles flight reward programme, replaced by Avios, has led to anger among collectors. One campaigner explains his frustration

25 November 2011

Find out British Gas's new 'simplified' tariff range

British Gas has moved from seven tariffs to five, while it has axed exit fees on its cheapest, internet deal

24 November 2011

HSBC launches sub-4% mortgage for 10% deposits

HSBC has introduced a low-rate first-time buyer mortgage deal, which has been described as 'market-leading'

24 November 2011

Ovo cancels energy price hike but don't expect big six to follow

Ovo Energy is axing plans to increase energy costs due to a drop in the price it pays for gas and electricity

24 November 2011

OFT issues new protection against dodgy loan brokers

The Office of Fair Trading today published guidance, setting out the standards it expects from loan middle men, following complaints

24 November 2011

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