MSE News

July

New Scottish Power tariff could spark energy price war

Scottish Power has launched the cheapest dual fuel tariff on the market, which uSwitch says could start a price war

17 July 2012

Asking prices for homes fell in July

House sellers have cut their asking prices by the biggest amount in the month of July for four years, says Rightmove

16 July 2012

City regulator: 'We got it wrong on PPI'

The FSA admits it failed to spot just how profitable PPI was for banks, so didn't put its foot down

16 July 2012

Which? calls for mobile price rise curbs

Which? has today launched a new campaign calling for an end to price increases on 'fixed' mobile phone contracts

16 July 2012

Ulster Bank 'almost back to normal'

Ulster Bank says 99% of its 1.9m customers' balances are now up-to-date, as the crisis is nearly over

16 July 2012

Warning! Re-Give savings not protected

A new organisation marketing high interest rates has none of the protections offered by banks and building societies

16 July 2012

Olympics fines warning for London drivers

Drivers in London are being warned to stay out of special Games Lanes from Monday, or face penalties of up to £130

13 July 2012

HSBC launches lowest-ever five-year fixed mortgage

HSBC has launched a five-year fixed deal with a record low rate amid a time of economic uncertainty

13 July 2012

OFT to investigate current accounts

The OFT today launched a review of the market, aimed at improving competition and ensuring banks are customer-focused

13 July 2012

Passport fees to drop

The cost of a passport will fall from September, so delay renewing if not urgent

13 July 2012

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