MSE News

February

Private parking 'fines': Test case could open reclaim floodgates

A case is being heard at the Court of Appeal today, which could set a precedent on reclaiming excessive parking fines

24 February 2015

Payday lenders must be on comparison sites from next year

Online payday lenders will be forced to publish details of their products on at least one price comparison website

24 February 2015

Lloyds is worst offender for wrongly rejecting customer complaints

Lloyds Bank wrongly turned away the most complaints, with 74% of consumers' complaints upheld by the ombudsman

24 February 2015

'I made £6,375 from YouTube videos last year'

A mum-of-two has turned her part-time hobby of posting videos on YouTube into a lucrative money-making scheme

24 February 2015

Ofgem under fire for failing to keep energy prices down

Energy regulator Ofgem has been criticised by MPs for failing to ensure customers are getting the best value for money

23 February 2015

Airline ombudsman-style scheme set for launch next year

Passengers with complaints about flight delays may be able to take them to an ombudsman-style scheme from 2016

23 February 2015

Industry challenged to do more to protect vulnerable consumers

The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a challenge to the industry to ensure it better protects vulnerable people

23 February 2015

Couples now able to register to shift unused tax allowance between spouses

Married couples and those in civil partnerships can now register for a tax break, which could help them save up to £212

20 February 2015

Could you reclaim unfair private parking fines?

Drivers may have been illegally charged millions of pounds by overzealous private parking firms, according to the RAC

20 February 2015

Warning: Don't throw Sentinel redress letters away

If you've been flogged worthless card protection by Affinion (known as Sentinel), keep an eye on redress letters

20 February 2015

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