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EDF to take on failed energy supplier Solarplicity's 7,500 customers

EDF Energy has been appointed by regulator Ofgem to take on Solarplicity's 7,500 domestic customers after the firm stopped trading.

16 August 2019

Halifax to shake up Ultimate Reward account fees – are you a winner or loser?

Halifax is to change the fees it charges on its Ultimate Reward packaged bank account from November, can reveal. If you spend a lot on your debit card or have a high account balance you could pay less, but many who don't meet the criteria will pay more - we've full info and analysis

16 August 2019

First Direct to scrap £10/month current account fee

First Direct is getting rid of the £10/mth fee on its popular 1st Account current account next month

16 August 2019

Power NI to hike electricity prices by 6%

Northern Ireland's largest energy supplier Power NI is to hike electricity prices by 6.1%, meaning the typical bill for those on its standard tariff will jump by £35/year.

15 August 2019

Metro Bank and First Direct top latest official banking league table

Metro Bank and First Direct have jointly topped the latest official banking service league table, while RBS took the wooden spoon for the third time

15 August 2019

Plusnet to double the price of BT Sport

Plusnet is to double the price of its BT Sport add-on from £5 to £10 a month in September

14 August 2019

Commuter rail fares to increase by up to 2.8% next year

The rise will come into effect next year

14 August 2019

New 16-17 Saver railcard to launch next week

The 16-17 Saver railcard, which offers half-price travel for young people in England and Wales, will launch next week

14 August 2019

Energy firm Solarplicity ceases trading

Solarplicity, an energy supplier with around 7,500 domestic customers, has stopped trading

13 August 2019

Charged a wait fee by Uber when the driver was early? You CAN get it back

Some Uber passengers who booked journeys in advance have reported being charged wait fees when the driver arrived before the scheduled time - but if this happens to you, you CAN get a refund

12 August 2019

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