MSE News

June

Struggling with benefit changes? Contact your council - £20m unclaimed last year

More than £20m meant to help those struggling with housing costs following benefit reforms wasn't spent by councils

25 June 2014

Debit cards worse than credit cards for summer holidays

On a family holiday spending of £1,000 some will unwittingly lose out by £90, just because of which plastic they choose

23 June 2014

Energy firms working on making switching simpler

New systems will enable info on energy usage and costs to be transferred between suppliers and comparison sites

23 June 2014

Government to ban CCTV parking 'spy cars'

The Government is clamping down on trigger-happy parking wardens and banning CCTV 'spy cars'

23 June 2014

Do you know your second-hand car's history? Beware logbook loans

If you're looking to buy a second-hand car, you may be at risk of unwittingly inheriting debts from the previous owner

23 June 2014

Holiday scam alert: Check travel sites have ATOL protection

Check your holiday's ATOL protected as there's been a rise in the number of jet-setters being ripped off by bogus sites

20 June 2014

Millions to repay tax after HMRC errors

HMRC mistakes left an estimated 5.5 million underpaying or overpaying their tax through PAYE in 2013-14

20 June 2014

Sky TV customers face up to 10% price hike

Sky's announced an up to 10% price hike in September for some of its minimum contract term TV subscribers

20 June 2014

Virgin Mobile sneaks around Ofcom rules to hike pay-monthly prices

If you're a Virgin Mobile pay monthly customer, you may be one of 800,000 users set to have your tariff hiked by 2.5%

19 June 2014

Npower faces Ofgem investigation over late bill blunders

Npower's being forced to meet targets to correct its billing problems and improve its complaints procedure

19 June 2014

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