MSE News

March

Cost of NHS dental care to rise next month

Charges for NHS dental services in England are set to rise by 5% on 1 April, the Government has announced - so if you've been meaning to go to the dentist, see if you can go before then to avoid paying extra

13 March 2019

Fraud police receive 100+ reports of new council tax scam – what to look out for

Fraudsters are trying to trick victims into handing over their financial details by claiming they're owed a council tax refund - here's what to watch out for

13 March 2019

Almost 90% of TSB complaints upheld by ombudsman

Around nine out of 10 TSB customers who complained about the bank to the Financial Ombudsman Service won their case, figures released today reveal

13 March 2019

Free sanitary products to be available in schools

Sanitary products will be made available for free in secondary schools and colleges in England, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced

13 March 2019

Carphone Warehouse fined £29.1 million for mis-selling Geek Squad insurance

The Financial Conduct Authority has fined Dixons Carphone £29.1 million for mis-selling a mobile phone insurance and technical support service, known as 'Geek Squad'

13 March 2019

First Utility becomes latest energy supplier to announce price hike

The price of its variable tariff will rise from £1,137 to £1,254 on 1 April for existing customers

12 March 2019

Monzo pips First Direct to top our customer service poll – check how well your bank did

Challenger bank Monzo has taken the crown in our banking poll, with more than nine in 10 giving it top marks, knocking First Direct off its perch for the first time

12 March 2019

Virgin Media launches Intelligent Wi-Fi – but check you're on the best deal first

Virgin Media is promising better in-home connectivity for millions of customers with its latest broadband kit - but you should check if you can get a cheaper deal first.

12 March 2019

Aviation regulator bans Boeing jet model from UK airspace - what you need to know

The decision follows several other aviation authorities across the world

12 March 2019

Number of Wonga compensation claimants 'four times the figure expected'

The number of people affected could be over 40,000, though initial estimates suggested a figure closer to 10,000

12 March 2019

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