MSE News

2013

Stop using costly 0845 numbers, Government departments told

The Cabinet Office tells Government departments to stop using premium-rate telephone numbers for core public services

27 December 2013

Cheques set to become payable via smartphone photos

Government plans mean smartphone users will be able to pay cheques in by sending a photo to their bank

27 December 2013

UK storms: Your home insurance and travel delay rights

Thousands of homes are without power and Christmas travel across the UK has been disrupted by storms

24 December 2013

Victory! Child Trust Funds can be moved into Junior Isas from 2015

Six million children will benefit as Child Trust Funds can be switched into junior Isas, the Government announces

23 December 2013

Thousands of BrandAlley customers hit by IT glitch

Thousands of intended gifts will now fail to arrive in time for Christmas

23 December 2013

Compare The Market reviews security following passwords probe

A newspaper investigation reveals flaws in price comparison site Compare The Market's security procedures

23 December 2013

MPs back MSE's call to ban payday loan ads from kids' TV

BIS Select Committee says children's programmes are 'not an acceptable place' for payday loan adverts

20 December 2013

Npower to pay £3.5m for mis-selling - are you affected?

Npower is to pay £3.5m to vulnerable customers after its sales staff mis-sold energy contracts between 2009 and 2012

20 December 2013

Flight delay compensation changes move closer

The European Union's Transport Committee has backed 600 amendments to existing rules on air passenger rights

19 December 2013

Ticket booking fees 'getting beyond a joke'

Which? launches a push to reform fees that can add over a third extra to the cost of music, comedy and theatre tickets

17 December 2013

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