MSE News

July

NatWest launches lowest 5-year fix as mortgage rates fall

A new record low five-year fixed rate mortgage has been launched by NatWest today at 2.95%, amid falling rates

31 July 2012

Hotel discount deals under investigation

The OFT is concerned Booking.com, Expedia and InterContinental Hotels Group are limiting discounts

31 July 2012

House prices fell in July

House prices have fallen for the first time in seven months, says property analyst Hometrack

30 July 2012

HSBC takes further PPI mis-selling hit

HSBC has taken a further £341.6 million hit to cover mis-sold payment protection insurance, it has been announced today

30 July 2012

FSA publishes new rules on packaged accounts

The FSA has published new rules to stop consumers from being sold packaged accounts with benefits they can't use

27 July 2012

Broadband speeds up across UK

Broadband speeds have risen across the UK, but one in five postcodes still suffer from super-slow service, says uSwitch

27 July 2012

OFT cracks down on unfair heating oil price rises

GB Oils has been made to ensure prices quoted at order remain fixed until delivery, after OFT action

27 July 2012

Don't forget the 31 July tax deadline

The majority of the nine million taxpayers who file a self-assessment return must make a payment by the end of July

26 July 2012

Nationwide customers double-charged when using debit card

IT glitch sees the same transaction taken from account twice, for some of its 4 million customers

26 July 2012

Proof you can get out of debt in the recession

Despite the state of the country's economy, one MoneySaver became debt-free after overcoming a £35,000 wall

26 July 2012

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