MSE News

2016

Lloyds to buy credit card firm MBNA - but vows 'no immediate change' for customers

Bank of America-owned MBNA has 2.5 million UK cardholders, and is set to continue as a distinct brand

20 December 2016

Contactless card fraud cases continue to surface following MSE investigation

One woman had three cancelled contactless cards used by fraudsters while others have also reported being targeted

20 December 2016

Revealed: The IDENTICAL cold and flu medicines which cost a third of the price

Some over-the-counter cold and flu medicines are being sold at three times the price of identical tablets

20 December 2016

Energy bills to rise £30/year by 2020 to ward off winter blackouts, MPs warn

Energy customers may have to fork out £30 more a year on their bills by 2020 to prevent winter blackouts

19 December 2016

Air and rail strikes planned over Christmas – will your journey be affected and what are your rights?

Air and train passengers travelling over the Christmas period could be hit by a series of planned strikes

19 December 2016

Second-hand ticket sites investigated amid 'transparency concerns'

The CMA has warned it will take action against secondary ticketing websites found to be flouting consumer law

19 December 2016

Northern Irish energy firm Open Electric loses licence – what you need to know

Just over 1,000 Northern Ireland homes supplied electricity by Open Electric have been transferred to Power NI

19 December 2016

Regulator rejects call to make banks refund transfer scam victims

The Payment Systems Regulator has rejected calls from Which? to make banks refund the victims of 'transfer fraud'

16 December 2016

EDF to cut gas prices but hike electricity bills – those with both will pay 1.2% more

EDF Energy is cutting gas prices from January, but will increase the cost of electricity from March

16 December 2016

EE to raise home phone prices next month – how to beat the hike

EE phone and broadband customers are facing an average £18/year hike to line rental costs from 23 January

16 December 2016

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