MSE News

July

Banks to be forced to publish service data under new plans from regulator

Consumers could soon be given a clearer idea of how banks' and building societies' services differ

25 July 2017

Thousands of everyday products get smaller while prices stay the same - how to beat 'shrinkflation'

More than 2,500 everyday products have shrunk in size over the last five years, but their prices have not

24 July 2017

Ed Sheeran's promoter helps fans chase refunds after hundreds sold 'invalid' tickets

Fans who've bought Ed Sheeran tickets on reselling sites such as Viagogo have been warned they won't be able to get in

21 July 2017

Van insurance up 29.5% – how to cut costs

The cost of van insurance has jumped by a massive 29.5% over the past year, according to new figures

21 July 2017

Mastercard class action legal claim refused by tribunal

An unprecedented legal bid to bring a class action lawsuit against Mastercard has been refused at a tribunal hearing

21 July 2017

TSB introduces iris recognition for mobile app users

TSB is introducing iris recognition to its mobile banking app – meaning users can log in just by looking at their phone

20 July 2017

B&Q offers refunds after paint found to 'smell of cat wee'

Homeowners who bought paint from B&Q earlier this year may be able to claim a refund after a flood of complaints

20 July 2017

Olly Murs concerts cancelled after promoter stops trading – can you get a refund?

Olly Murs fans have been left out of pocket after two of the singer's tour dates were cancelled

20 July 2017

MoneySupermarket fined for emailing customers who'd asked not to be contacted

Comparison site MoneySupermarket has been fined £80,000 after emailing customers who had opted out of marketing

20 July 2017

British Gas customers paid £1.1 million for missed appointments

Thousands of British Gas customers have been paid a total of £1.1 million compensation for missed appointments

20 July 2017

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