MSE News

April

'Immoral' app games which tempt kids to spend cash face OFT probe

The OFT has launched an investigation into whether children are being unfairly pressured into making in-app purchases

12 April 2013

Halifax & Bank of Scotland to refund customers after account bungle

Some Halifax and BoS customers are due a payout after the banks failed to notify them it was upping monthly account fees

11 April 2013

Post Office to offer current accounts

The new account will only be available in a small number of branches, before a wider roll-out is to take place in 2014

11 April 2013

Banks should warn over savings safety limit, survey says

Banks should make it clear to savers when their deposits exceed the £85,000 compensation limit, an FSCS survey has found

10 April 2013

One in five households 'owe energy firms cash'

The number of families in debt to their energy supplier is rising, says uSwitch

9 April 2013

Supermarkets to cut diesel prices again

Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Tesco will cut diesel prices by up to 2p per litre from tomorrow

9 April 2013

More SSE customers could claim mis-selling cash

SSE customers who signed up on their doorstep or by phone could have a mis-selling claim, says Trading Standards

9 April 2013

Packaged account shake-up to stop mis-selling

New rules to prevent people from being sold packaged current accounts with benefits they can't use have come into force

8 April 2013

Consumers protected as insurance law reform begins

New rules which force insurers to ask customers specific questions about their circumstances, have been introduced

8 April 2013

New Isa year under way – act now for tax-free savings

Savers looking to put cash into a new Isa should do so quickly, as some of the best buys have already been pulled

8 April 2013

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