MSE News

2011

Lloyds to sell branches to Co-op: what it means for you

Lloyds Banking Group has revealed plans to sell 632 branches to the Co-operative Bank by November 2013

15 December 2011

Noddle to offer free credit reports

Consumers can now get permanently free access to their credit report, which can indicate likely acceptance for credit

15 December 2011

Financial education debate: Government to consider compulsory money lessons

MPs today called for financial education to be compulsory at a debate in the House of Commons. The Government said it would listen

15 December 2011

OFT launches car insurance probe amid price hikes

Fair trading chiefs today launched a car insurance study following big rises in premiums in recent years

14 December 2011

FSA to raise awareness of FSCS deposit protection scheme

Banks could be made to display information on how much compensation savers could claim if an institution fails

14 December 2011

Payday loans investigation to happen next year

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to carry out an investigation into the high cost credit industry in 2012

14 December 2011

Editorial Comment: FSA should force banks to disclose savings safety links

The FSA seems to be missing an open goal in today's savings safety announcement as not all key info will be disclosed

14 December 2011

O2 launches iPhone 4S leasing scheme: is it any good?

O2 now allows phone users to lease the new iPhone 4S for a year to save on huge upfront costs

13 December 2011

Last chance to use Airmiles before Avios takes off

The Airmiles reward scheme completely shuts on Thursday evening, leaving passengers with just hours to exchange points for free flights

13 December 2011

Price wars help push inflation down

The Retail Prices Index rate of inflation fell to 5.2% last month, the Office for National Statistics says today

13 December 2011

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