MSE News

July

Lowcostholidays collapses – your rights as 140,000 hit by travel chaos

The travel plans of 140,000 holidaymakers have been thrown into chaos by the collapse of the online travel agent

15 July 2016

Travellers left unable to use Supercards after PIN problems

Some people hoping to use the card overseas found it was cancelled, with a replacement sent to their home address

14 July 2016

Bank of England holds base rate at 0.5%

The Bank of England has held the base rate at 0.5% – despite predictions it would cut it

14 July 2016

Shoppers with mental health conditions 'need support controlling their spending'

A consulation to find ways of supporting shoppers with mental health conditions has been launched

13 July 2016

12 holiday tips to stop weak pound adding £100s

Brexit fear means the pound's down against the dollar and euro. But you can still save money with these top tips

13 July 2016

Paying a deposit to hire a car? Beware – you could lose out from changes to exchange rates

Holidaymakers who rent a car overseas from at least four major firms risk losing a chunk of their deposit

12 July 2016

Are you due a share of potential £19bn Mastercard refund? By the man behind the historic class action lawsuit

A former financial services ombudsman is launching a landmark legal bid to secure £19bn compensation from Mastercard

12 July 2016

Revealed: Millions face paying insurance firms admin fees of up to £50 to renew

Millions of loyal customers face extra fees of up to £50/year simply for sticking with their existing insurance company

12 July 2016

Vodafone gets three times as many Ofcom complaints as any other mobile provider

Vodafone remains the most complained-about mobile firm by a clear distance, according to the latest stats from Ofcom

8 July 2016

10-year 2.39% fix mortgage – should you grab it?

The newspapers are full of stories about the Coventry Building Society's 10 year fixed rate mortgage deal, at 2.39%

8 July 2016

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