MSE News

February

BT landline-only customers could save £5 a month due to Ofcom price cut

The telecoms regulator may step in to protect elderly and vulnerable customers from line rental price hikes

28 February 2017

Utilita to increase dual fuel energy prices by 2.9% – check now to see if you can save

Prepay supplier Utilita is the latest firm to decide to hike prices, with almost half a million customers affected

28 February 2017

Drivers face £75/year car insurance hike due to compensation shake-up – check if you can save now

Car insurance costs could jump by an average of £75/year following a Government decision affecting compensation payouts

27 February 2017

Anti-waste charity calls for review into 'use by' dates on frequently wasted food

'Use by' dates on food and drink such as milk and yogurt could be downgraded to 'best before' dates to prevent wastage

27 February 2017

Energy switching at six-year high – search for the cheapest deals

Energy switching rose 30% in 2016 compared with the previous year – but most are still overpaying on standard tariffs

27 February 2017

Barclays customers left unable to use cards and make payments after 'technical difficulties'

A large number of Barclays customers were left unable to pay with their debit cards or make ATM withdrawals on Saturday

25 February 2017

First Utility hikes standard tariff prices by 9.7% – check NOW if you can save

More than 100,000 customers on the firm's standard variable tariff will face an average 9.7% hike from 1 April

24 February 2017

Atom Bank launches market-leading fixed savings – get 2% on a one-year account

Savers have been given a much-needed boost following today's launch of a one-year account offering a 2% rate of return

24 February 2017

Price of stamps to go up – buy now to beat the increase

The cost of first- and second-class stamps for standard letters will rise by 1p next month

24 February 2017

Southern Rail opens up lump sum compensation to all eligible commuters – can you claim £100s?

Southern Rail has opened up its lump sum compensation scheme to all eligible commuters, who could be owed £100s

23 February 2017

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