MSE News

2018

Over £10 billion of benefits left unclaimed

Government figures released today show that up to an estimated £10.1 billion of pension credit, housing benefit and income support were left unclaimed in a single year

15 November 2018

Ryanair customers risk £55 fee after being unable to check in online

Ryanair customers have struggled to check in online due to problems with the budget airline's website and app

14 November 2018

Law could be changed to help mortgage prisoners

Treasury Minister John Glen has written to Nicky Morgan MP saying that change to legislation could be considered after we leave the European Union

14 November 2018

Sainsbury's trials no longer offering cashback at the tills

The trial was spotted by MSE forumites last week

14 November 2018

Got an unused Oyster card? You could claim a share of £350m

Millions of London commuters and visitors could pocket a share of the almost £350 million floating around on unused Oyster cards

13 November 2018

Evans Cycles customers still in the dark over gift cards two weeks after Sports Direct buyout

Sports Direct completed the acquisition of Evans Cycles back in October, but customers are still being told gift vouchers and gift cards are "suspended".

13 November 2018

Charities call for action against rule-breaking bailiffs

A third of people contacted by bailiffs experience rule-breaking behaviour, including threats and forced entry, according to Citizens Advice and debt charity StepChange

13 November 2018

Trial to help workers build £1,000 emergency savings pots

A new initiative is being trialled to help workers build emergency savings for unexpected bills and events, in the same way they add to their pension pots

13 November 2018

Competition watchdog to investigate Quidco and Topcashback merger

The UK's two biggest cashback sites are set to be owned by the same group in a proposed deal which is being investigated by the competition watchdog

12 November 2018

Only FOUR energy tariffs left under £1,000/yr on average as cheap deals vanish

This continues the trend of a sharp fall in cheaper tariffs we identified during the summer

9 November 2018

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