MSE News

January

Ryanair ordered to pay costs after ash cloud

Ryanair lost a case after it tried to escape its obligation to pay for care while passengers waited for delayed flights

31 January 2013

House prices rose in January, says Nationwide

Average property prices now stand at £162,245, as values jumped by 0.5% month-on-month in January

31 January 2013

FSA to probe annuities market 'failure'

The financial regulator is launching a review into whether people buying an annuity are getting a

31 January 2013

Car insurance costs down but younger women pay more

Average car insurance prices fell towards the end of last year but young women saw their premiums rise, says the AA

30 January 2013

Petrol market 'working well', despite high prices

The OFT says steep petrol and diesel prices at the pumps have not been caused by a lack of competition

30 January 2013

Post Office cuts rates, but only tells savers after

Returns fell on 17 January, but some savers only received emails and letters outlining the bad news last week

29 January 2013

Households spend millions on unused TV channels

Consumers spend £22 on average on extra TV channels, but three-quarters of viewing time goes on free-to-air channels

29 January 2013

Odeon allows Orange Wednesday online cinema bookings

Many more cinemas now accept the Orange Wednesday 2for1 promotion online, allowing customers to bypass long queues

29 January 2013

Green Deal launches to help insulate homes

Households can get energy-saving improvements installed from today without having to pay the cost up-front

28 January 2013

Primus customers hit by service woes

Complaints about home phone and broadband provider Primus have escalated over the past few weeks

28 January 2013

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