MSE News

May

MPs brand OFT 'ineffective' for not protecting vulnerable

The Public Accounts Committee has slammed the OFT for failing to take tough action against 'predatory' lenders

31 May 2013

NatWest mobile app goes down again

NatWest's mobile app has gone down again, leaving customers unable to access their accounts

31 May 2013

Are Tesco's market-leading mortgages best value?

Tesco Bank has launched a set of mortgages, some with the joint lowest rates, but they are not necessarily the best bet

31 May 2013

Pain for Spain over unlawful EHIC refusals

The European Commission has launched legal proceedings over concerns hospitals in Spain are unlawfully refusing EHICs

30 May 2013

House prices continue to rise, says Nationwide

House prices have recorded their largest year-on-year increase in 18 months, says Nationwide

30 May 2013

Record number of Ombudsman complaints, dominated by PPI

The Financial Ombudsman Service dealt with half a million new complaints in the last year, marking a 92% increase

29 May 2013

Beware mobile roaming charges in non-EU European countries

Many holidaymakers aren't sure which countries are in the EU, leaving them facing hefty mobile phone bills

29 May 2013

Payday lenders 'out of control', says Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice found cases where money had been lent to people who had mental health issues, or were drunk at the time

28 May 2013

Energy prices: 'The only way is up'

Households should prepare for energy price hikes, not just over the coming year, but over the next five years too

28 May 2013

Energy bill discount for those living near wind farms

People living near wind farms will receive at least £100 off electricity bills, under a scheme announced by RES

24 May 2013

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