MSE News

March

Budget 2012: Stamp duty to soar for large homes

Property owners with homes worth over £2 million will have to pay a significatly higher rate of stamp duty

21 March 2012

Budget 2012: Single state pension plan confirmed

It will move to a single tier pension, based on contributions. This will be roughly £140 a week, in today's money

21 March 2012

Fuel rise 'will force job changes'

Some drivers will have to change or quit their jobs if August's planned increase goes ahead, an AA survey finds

21 March 2012

Cheaper energy brings inflation down

Lower electricity and gas bills helped drag the overall rate of inflation down last month, official figures showed today

20 March 2012

'I got £82,000 PPI back'

A man from Essex has received the biggest PPI payout we've ever seen, after a 16-month battle with Barclaycard

20 March 2012

Government to reveal how taxpayers' bills are spent

Every taxpayer is to receive a personal statement spelling out what the Government is spending their tax on

20 March 2012

Call to raise cash Isa limit

The Isa system should be revitalised to help beleaguered savers and struggling first-time buyers, says Nationwide

19 March 2012

Minimum wage to rise by less than 2%

The 1.8% rise is way below the most recent RPI inflation figures which recorded a 3.9% rise in January

19 March 2012

SSE mis-selling conviction upheld

Scottish and Southern Energy's (SSE) appeal against its mis-selling conviction has today been rejected in court

16 March 2012

Groupon told to clean up its act by OFT

The daily deals site has been given three months to improve its trading practices following an OFT investigation

16 March 2012

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