MSE News

2011

'Failings at the top caused RBS demise'

Poor management decisions were a key factor in the near collapse of RBS, says a new FSA report

12 December 2011

MPs' report calls for financial education in schools

Financial education is needed in schools says the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People

12 December 2011

Energy customer complaints soar

As the whole energy industry saw complaints rise, EDF was the most complained about firm over recent months, figures show

9 December 2011

'Beware annuity purchase delay', as retirement income drops

The cash pensioners get is falling. Bob Bullivant, from Annuity Direct, thinks matters could get worse

9 December 2011

Orange won't face price hike investigation but door open for complaints

Ofcom says Orange does not have a case to answer after the phone giant announced plans to hit millions with hikes

9 December 2011

HSBC investment mis-selling compensation net widened

HSBC has widened the redress net following the revelation salesmen mis-sold investments to the dying

8 December 2011

Financial inclusion fears as Barclays ups basic bank account fees

Banks are making changes to basic accounts that could push more consumers out of the banking system, a lobby group says

8 December 2011

Ryanair ups fees again, including massive hike paying for baggage at airports

Ryanair has once again raised baggage fees, in some cases adding £120 to the cost of a return trip per person

8 December 2011

Base rate held and no further cash injection

Interest rates have been kept at a record low of 0.5% while the quantitative easing programme remained at £275bn

8 December 2011

Barratts goes into administration but says shoe orders are safe

Shoe shoppers who've placed orders with Barratts have been told their items should be delivered as planned

8 December 2011

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