MSE News

May

Avro Energy banned from taking on new customers

Small energy firm Avro Energy has been banned from taking on new customers because it hasn't joined the national smart meter network

18 June 2019

Letting fees banned in England – your new rights

Landlords and letting agents in England won't be able to charge tenants letting fees from Saturday 1 June. If you're a renter, here are your new rights and what you still need to pay - plus what to do if you're charged an illegal fee

1 June 2019

Monzo apologises for bank transfer problems

The app-based bank is investigating a problem which is delaying bank transfers, or causing them to fail

31 May 2019

Barclaycard customers sent credit cards which don't work

Barclaycard customers have been left in the lurch after the firm sent out a malfunctioning batch of credit cards, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

30 May 2019

Netflix hikes UK prices by up to £24/yr

Streaming heavyweight Netflix has raised its prices by up to £24/year

30 May 2019

Bulb customers left with faulty smart meter displays

Smart meters installed by renewable-energy supplier Bulb have been showing customers incorrect figures for their consumption

30 May 2019

The Help to Buy calendar lottery – how buying a home on the 'wrong' day can cost you £1,000s

A bizarre quirk of the Help to Buy home buyers' scheme could end up costing you - or saving you - up to £5,000, depending on which month your purchase falls

30 May 2019

Energy firms hit with fines of over £800,000 for breaking competition law

Three energy companies have been slapped with £870,000 in combined fines by the industry regulator

30 May 2019

Martin Lewis: The Augar report heralds the end of student 'loans'

The student finance system has long been broken. Today the Government-commissioned Augar report on further and higher education is released, including detailed recommendations to change student finance in England. During the consultation process, I twice met Philip Augar to push for fairness and transparency in the system, and MSE’s Campaigns team submitted a formal response

30 May 2019

'We reclaimed £175,000 with MSE's help' – is this the biggest ever PPI payout?

A retired couple have paid off their mortgage and all of their debts after receiving an astonishing £175,000 for mis-sold PPI

28 May 2019

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