MSE News

March

Banking outages to be investigated by the FCA 

Major banks and building societies will be investigated by the FCA, following a number of high profile IT failures

31 March 2014

New Club Lloyds current account offers 4% interest – should you sign up?

Lloyds is replacing its Vantage account with a new bank account offering up to 4% interest on balances of up to £5,000

29 March 2014

Locked into a poor-value investment? It could soon be easier to leave

Savers locked into poor value pensions could be able to leave them penalty free or be given the option to move

28 March 2014

Government confirms workplace pension fees cap

The Government has confirmed it will introduce a 0.75% cap on workplace pension charges from April next year

27 March 2014

Big six energy firms face competition probe

The big six energy companies could face an investigation into whether they are preventing competition in the market

27 March 2014

Barclays current account fee revamp means big losers but some winners

Barclays current account customers who use their overdraft regularly will be hit by a huge hike in charges from June

27 March 2014

Over 74? You could be owed backdated energy bill cash

Some could be eligible to claim Winter Fuel Payments for 1997/98, 1998/99 and 1999/2000 - but you need to claim now

27 March 2014

Court ruling over 16-year-old laptop 'could affect millions'

A Supreme Court ruling over a laptop bought in 1998 could affect millions of credit agreements

26 March 2014

Santander fined £12.4m for 'serious failings' in investment advice

Customers who sought investment advice from Santander could be due redress after the bank was fined almost £12.4 million

26 March 2014

SSE freezes prices until 2016 – but you can still fix energy costs for less

Scottish and Southern Energy is to freeze household gas and electricity prices until at least January 2016

26 March 2014

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