MSE News

October

60% of households could save £300 by switching energy suppliers

Three out of five households are paying up to £300 too much for their energy despite near-record switching rates

31 October 2017

Started uni in or after 1998 and began repaying your loan 2002-2006? Your loan's being sold

The Government today formally restarted the process of selling off English student loans

31 October 2017

Cheque clearing to be cut to 'next working day' - and you may be able to pay in using your phone

You'll soon be able to clear a cheque by the next working day thanks to a new image-based system

30 October 2017

Watchdog to investigate hotel-booking sites over fears customers could be misled

Hotel-booking sites are to be investigated over concerns customers could be being misled

27 October 2017

Roaming warning: 'I was charged £8,000 for 40 minutes' data in Europe'

A British chef sailing the Greek islands inadvertently racked up a mobile phone bill for more than £8,000

27 October 2017

Smart meter upgrades in the pipeline

Anyone who has a smart meter will be able to upgrade it to ensure they can switch providers more easily

26 October 2017

BT to cut landline costs for up to one million customers after Ofcom review

Almost a million landline-only BT customers will see their bills cut by £84 a year following pressure from Ofcom

26 October 2017

Independent report finds we're paying too much for energy

An independent review into the cost of energy has found we're paying too much for our gas and electric

26 October 2017

MSE's Bills Tracker shows latest rises in cost of household bills

This month's MSE Bills Tracker shows an overall increase in average household bills of 2.4% year-on-year

26 October 2017

Monzo users left unable to use prepaid cards after new outage

App-based bank Monzo experienced problems today, with many prepaid card users unable to make payments

25 October 2017

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