MSE News

November

Margaret Thatcher voted leader to 'knock Britain into shape'

Margaret Thatcher has been voted the former Prime Minister best equipped to lead Britain in 2011 by an overwhelming 60%

18 November 2011

Benefits recipients could lose £1 billion

The Times newspaper claims ministers have backed a plan to renege on a promise to uprate payouts in line with inflation

18 November 2011

Virgin Money to buy Northern Rock for £747m

The Government is selling Northern Rock to Virgin Money with the hope the combined forces will bring High Street competition

17 November 2011

Tesco told to make Price Check limit clearer in ads

Tesco has been reprimanded by the advertising watchdog for leaving out a key condition in its refund promise

16 November 2011

Banks 'give poor investment advice'

Many high street banks and building societies are offering poor investment advice, says consumer group Which?

16 November 2011

MPs call for return of cheque guarantee cards

MPs are keeping up the pressure for the return of cheque guarantee cards, which were abandoned in June by the Payments Council

16 November 2011

Got PPI compensation? You probably owe tax

Millions of victims of PPI mis-selling will have to pay tax on their payouts, the Government has confirmed

15 November 2011

Winter fuel payments: how to get them and are you eligible?

Most people aged over 60 can apply now to get help towards their winter energy costs from the Government

15 November 2011

Inflation falls but prices still rising fast

Inflation figures fell last month as the increase in the cost of living eased, official figures reveal today

15 November 2011

Airmiles becomes Avios: hurry to beat the cost hike

The Airmiles reward scheme has closed, which will mean passengers have to pay taxes and charges when redeeming flights

15 November 2011

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