MSE News

2016

Households facing sharp rise in council tax bills over next two years – do you qualify for a discount?

Local authorities in England will be given the go-ahead to plug the gap in social care funding by raising council tax

15 December 2016

Fighting Ryanair for flight delay compensation? Now it says you CAN go to a UK court – if you claim direct

Budget airline Ryanair has declared it WILL recognise the jurisdiction of British courts in flight delay claims

15 December 2016

One billion Yahoo accounts targeted by hackers – here's how to protect yourself

Hackers may have accessed data from more than one billion Yahoo accounts during a 2013 cyber-attack, it's been revealed

15 December 2016

Lifetime ISA withdrawal penalty scrapped for 2017/18

Savers using the Lifetime ISA won't be charged the 25% penalty in the scheme's first year

14 December 2016

'Switching database' to allow rival energy firms to offer cheaper deals to those on costly standard tariffs

The CMA plans to encourage households on expensive standard variable energy tariffs to switch to much cheaper deals

14 December 2016

The 12 SAVES of Christmas

We serenade you with festive savers, incl tricks free delivery, early 'Boxing Day' sale and free gift ideas

14 December 2016

Homebuyers' understanding of mortgages to be reviewed by the regulator

The financial watchdog is to consider whether homebuyers currently have enough information to choose mortgages

13 December 2016

Post Office workers to strike next week – post your parcels ASAP to avoid problems

Around 300 post offices are to reduce or cancel services across the festive period, after a trade union confirms strike

13 December 2016

Ryanair rejects jurisdiction of British courts in flight delay compensation case

Ryanair has argued that a flight delay compensation case should be heard in Ireland and not the UK

13 December 2016

Lenders 'miss early chances' to spot and help struggling customers

The Financial Conduct Authority has examined the issue of late and missed loan payments to see what help lenders give

13 December 2016

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