MSE News

2014

Beware 'hidden APRs' of up to 48% on mobile contracts this Christmas

MoneySavingExpert.com is today calling for new rules to force mobile phone providers to display clear APRs on smartphone

15 December 2014

Water bills to fall by average of 5% over next five years

Water regulator Ofwat's today told suppliers to cut water bills by an average of 5% between 2015 and 2020

12 December 2014

FCA launches consultation on improving complaints procedures

The Financial Conduct Authority has announced a series of proposals to improve financial services complaints handling

12 December 2014

Ofgem fines power firms over missed energy efficiency targets

SSE, Scottish Power and energy generator GDF SUEZ/IPM are to pay penalties totalling £4.6 million to charity

12 December 2014

Beware texting sad or smiley faces - you could pay £100s

Samsung mobile users who put a smiley in a message could see their text converted into a pricey picture message

12 December 2014

Government unveils Pensioner Bond rates – and they're market-leading

Pensioner Bonds will pay market-leading rates of 2.8% on a one-year bond and 4% on a three-year bond from January 2015

12 December 2014

EE to axe 'Orange Wednesdays' from February

EE is scrapping it's 'Orange Wednesday' 2for1 cinema ticket deal from 25 February 2015 and replacing it with a new offer

11 December 2014

Annuity sales practices failing pensioners, says FCA

Annuity providers aren't doing enough to encourage customers to check if they can get a better deal elsewhere

11 December 2014

Solid wall insulation portion of Green Deal funding runs out in just over a day

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund for solid wall insulation has closed today after the £24 million put aside ran out

11 December 2014

Northern Rock told to refund 40,000 over incorrect loan documents

More than 40,000 Northern Rock borrowers are set to receive compensation following a High Court ruling today

10 December 2014

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