MSE News

October

Unemployment falls to lowest level since spring

Unemployment fell by 50,000 in the quarter to August, while employment also grew during this period

17 October 2012

David Cameron 'should fix broken energy market', as hikes hit

As millions face a bitter winter of higher energy bills, Which? has demanded the Prime Minister acts

17 October 2012

Benefits to rise 2.2% as inflation falls

Most benefits are pegged to September's CPI inflation measure, which was revealed at 2.2% this morning

16 October 2012

Mortgage rates down... but top deals hard to get

Mortgage rates have fallen, but the top deals are still only available to borrowers with a sizeable deposit

16 October 2012

Consumers promised swift financial justice under new regulator

Consumers have been told the the new financial regulator will act quicker than its predecessor to stop mis-selling

16 October 2012

Barclays scraps staff sales commission, but will it stop mis-selling?

Barclays is to abolish sales incentives for frontline branch and telephone staff

15 October 2012

Scottish Power bills to rise 7%

Scottish Power has become the fourth of the big six energy firms to announce price rises to hit just in time for winter

15 October 2012

Directgov website to be replaced

From Wednesday a new website will replace the government-run Directgov information service

15 October 2012

House asking prices rise 3.5%

House sellers hiked asking prices by more than £8,000 in October, says property website Rightmove

15 October 2012

British Gas hikes gas and electricity prices for millions

British Gas has become the second of the big six energy firms to heap misery on households by imposing price rises

12 October 2012

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