MSE News

April

AA and Sky top firms to haggle with

Communications and breakdown providers are among the best at giving in to your demands, our poll reveals

30 April 2012

ATOL travel protection scheme extended

Holidaymakers who book a flight and accommodation from the same company, within a day of each other, will be protected

30 April 2012

Inefficient energy firms cost consumers dear, report says

More than five million people could be overcharged because tariffs are not cost reflective, says new report

30 April 2012

Ofcom proposes further stamp price caps

Ofcom has today proposed a limit on the price Royal Mail can charge for second class large letters and small parcels

27 April 2012

HMRC sorry after 12,000 penalty threats sent in error

Thousands have been threatened with a fine for not submitting a tax return despite stating they weren't self-employed

27 April 2012

Government miles-per-gallon car figures 'unreliable'

Official government fuel figures overstate just how many miles cars can do to the gallon, it has been claimed

27 April 2012

Payday loan firms claim unfair treatment

Trade body the Consumer Finance Association says borrowers believe they get good value for money

26 April 2012

£300 million rise in Barclays PPI bill

Barclays has now set aside £1.3 billion, up from £1 billion, to deal with PPI compensation after a jump in claims

26 April 2012

O2 Wallet launches for mobile payments... with a host of fees

O2 has today launched an app, which allows mobile users to make and receive payments using a phone number

26 April 2012

Huge car insurance hikes over, AA says

Car insurance costs rose by 7.7% over the past year, but fell in the past three months, says the AA

25 April 2012

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