MSE News

August

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

NatWest trials letting customers bank by talking to their Google Assistant

Some NatWest customers will be able to check their balances and transactions with their voices using their smart speakers or smartphones

12 August 2019

First of the big six reveals cut to energy bills after price cap drop – but you could save £100s/yr by switching

Big six supplier E.on has become the first energy provider to reveal its prices under the new cap on standard tariffs

9 August 2019

Ex-Solarplicity customers wrongly switched to Toto Energy

Hundreds of ex-Solarplicity customers who recently switched away were wrongly moved to Toto Energy - if you're affected, here's what you need to know

9 August 2019

Lidl launches reusable fruit and veg bags

Lidl shoppers can now buy reusable bags for fruit and veg if they don't want to put them in single-use plastic bags

8 August 2019

320,000 Nationwide customers owed average £19 refund for overdraft charges

Nationwide will refund £6 million to current account customers, after failing to send customers the correct alerts warning them about unarranged overdraft fees

8 August 2019

Student loan repayment thresholds to rise from next April – what you need to know

Student loan repayment thresholds for most borrowers will rise by hundreds of pounds next April

8 August 2019

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