MSE News

January

Water bills to go up this April

The average household water and sewerage bill will rise by 5.7% in April, regulator Ofwat has announced

31 January 2012

Amex ups credit card cashback to 5%

New customers will now earn 5% cashback on all spending for 3 months, matching best buy Capital One.

31 January 2012

Applications for 2012 uni starters fall as tuition fees set to rise

Applications for those hoping to start uni under the new higher tuition fees system are down compared with last year

30 January 2012

Thousands could miss out on Warm Front energy scheme

Consumer Focus and National Energy Action fear a scheme to help the poorest households make their homes warmer won't benefit enough people

27 January 2012

Payday loans to be regulated in new 'under one roof' regime

Regulation for most financial products will be housed under one roof, the Government has proposed today

27 January 2012

Two days' grace for self assessment taxpayers to avoid a fine

Self assessment taxpayers have been given longer to escape a £100 fine for filing their return late

26 January 2012

O2 sorry after glitch revealed users' numbers

O2 says it has now fixed a data breach which saw mobile internet users' phone numbers given out to websites

26 January 2012

Blow to Peacocks shoppers as gift cards no longer accepted

Consumers with gift cards for retailer Peacocks can no longer use them as the company has gone into administration

25 January 2012

House sales plunge in 3-year slump

House sales fell last year to one of the lowest totals recorded, figures from HM Revenue and Customs reveal

25 January 2012

Government loses appeal over solar subsidy cuts

Homeowners who install solar panels before 3 March will get higher payments, after a Government appeal was rejected

25 January 2012

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