MSE News

June

Holiday Extras backtracks on cancellation refunds – it now WILL give many cash back

The airport parking website has reversed its decision to issue vouchers rather than refunds

17 June 2020

Free school meal vouchers to be extended over the summer after Government U-turn

Children in England who are eligible for free school meals will receive a six-week food voucher to cover the summer holiday period, after a high-profile campaign by footballer Marcus Rashford

16 June 2020

ASA launches new way to report online scam ads

The advertising watchdog today launched a new scam-ad alert system but it's "far from a perfect solution", according to MSE founder Martin Lewis

16 June 2020

Flight delayed by 'unruly behaviour'? You're NOT due compensation, EU court rules

Airlines don't have to compensate travellers whose flights are delayed by "unruly behaviour" by other passengers, according to a new ruling from a European court on a case which involved a passenger biting and assaulting others on board

12 June 2020

Iceland to overhaul online payment system after shoppers hit with multiple 'pending' charges

Iceland is urgently overhauling its online payments system after customers had multiple sums ring-fenced on their account for the same order

11 June 2020

10,000s of Sky customers to be hit by TV and broadband price hikes from August

If you're affected you may be able to leave penalty-free or haggle down your bill

11 June 2020

Monsoon and Accessorize enter administration – what it means for you

More than 500 jobs are set to be lost after Monsoon Accessorize entered administration

10 June 2020

Marcus closes easy-access savings account to new customers

Savers in the UK can longer open new Marcus easy-access accounts, in a fresh blow after months of cuts

10 June 2020

Hoseasons reverses coronavirus refunds policy after complaints to watchdog

UK holiday provider Hoseasons and its sister firm Cottages.com have changed their coronavirus cancellation policy and given the competition watchdog a formal commitment that they will offer refunds, after a huge backlash from customers

9 June 2020

Ban on rental evictions in England and Wales extended till August

The ban, due to end on 25 June, has now been extended in England and Wales until 23 August

5 June 2020

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