MSE News

November

It's not just the big boys upping energy bills

Hundreds of thousands of households will be hit by smaller energy firms increasing gas and electricity costs

23 November 2012

Letting agents risk being 'property's Wild West'

A clampdown on the lettings sector is needed to stop rogue agents ripping off tenants

22 November 2012

Wonga: Payday loans 'do wonders' for your credit rating... really?

The reality is often the opposite as many lenders view the fact you've used a payday or short term loan as a negative

22 November 2012

PPI payouts top £7 billion

A whopping £516 million was paid out to victims of PPI mis-selling in September

21 November 2012

Which? wants jargon-free banking small print

Banks are being urged to slash the length of their small print after Which? found some T&Cs take over an hour to read

21 November 2012

Parents' anger over tuition fees U-turn

MPs who broke a tuition fees pledge not to raise costs, shouldn't stand for re-election, reveals a new poll

21 November 2012

Government's cheap energy plan unveiled

A plan to limit providers to four tariffs per fuel and move customers to a supplier's cheapest deal has been announced

20 November 2012

Amex holders offered £25 cashback at London stores

Cardholders need to register their Amex then spend at one of the 405 stores on Saturday or Sunday

20 November 2012

Payday lenders face OFT crackdown over debt collection

The OFT has opened investigations into several payday lenders over aggressive debt collection practices

20 November 2012

Government to spell out cheap energy plan

Energy Secretary Ed Davey will flesh out proposals today to ensure all households are on the cheapest tariffs

20 November 2012

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