MSE News

April

Student loan interest rate could fall for graduates

March's inflation figures released today give a better idea of how much interest graduates will pay on student loans

17 April 2012

Beware sky-high insurance change fees

Consumers should watch out for costly fees when cancelling or adjusting details on car and home insurance policies

16 April 2012

Mega rich tax bill 'under 10%', while millions pay 22%

Six percent of £10 million-plus earners paid less than 10% in tax, Treasury figures reveal

16 April 2012

Boost for Barclaycard holders on overseas cash

Barclaycard will slash the cost of withdrawing cash on a credit card abroad in time for summer

13 April 2012

Royal Mail caps stamps supply after stampede

Royal Mail has capped how many stamps shops can buy leaving buyers scrambling for the few remaining ahead of price hikes

13 April 2012

Barclays extends Pingit mobile transfers app

Virtually any current account customer can now use Barclays's Pingit app to send money using a mobile number

12 April 2012

Charities fear tax relief backlash

Charity bosses fear big donations from wealthy backers will be hit by a cap on tax relief for charitable donations

12 April 2012

Citizens Advice to replace axed Consumer Focus

Citizens Advice is to be given an enlarged role under Government plans to shake up the consumer protection system

11 April 2012

Big six energy firms must tell customers their best tariff

The big six energy companies have agreed to write to customers to tell them the firm's best tariffs for them

11 April 2012

Stamp duty deadline lifts housing market, survey says

A rush of first-time buyers trying to beat a stamp duty deadline gave the housing market a boost last month

10 April 2012

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