Don't fall for high-data deals – most users need less than 3GB a month
Over two-thirds of mobile phone customers use less than 3GB of data a month, a poll of MoneySavingExpert.com users has revealed – as new analysis from Citizens Advice warns £800 million is wasted each year on unused data
31 January 2019
Charities call for action against rule-breaking bailiffs
A third of people contacted by bailiffs experience rule-breaking behaviour, including threats and forced entry, according to Citizens Advice and debt charity StepChange
13 November 2018
Millions pay up to £38/mth for a phone they already own
Four million mobile phone users have been stung paying up to £38 a month extra for a handset they've ALREADY paid for, according to new analysis published today.
19 September 2018
Watchdog extends new customer ban on troubled energy supplier Iresa
Small energy supplier Iresa is still banned from taking on new customers after it failed to make enough improvements
27 June 2018
140,000 prepayment customers couldn't afford to heat their homes
One hundred and forty thousand households have been left without gas or electricity
20 April 2018
Mobile users face paying up to £46/mth extra for a phone they already own
Customers face paying up to £46 a month extra for a phone they already own, if they don't swap mobile phone contracts
20 October 2017
Broadband customers pay £113 annual 'loyalty penalty' for sticking with provider
Research by Citizens Advice has found that monthly broadband bills jump by 43% on average when introductory deals end
11 April 2017
Brexit letter to PM: Consumers must be protected, say MSE, Which? and Citizens Advice
The Prime Minister has been urged not to let consumer rights 'fall by the wayside' during negotiations
28 March 2017
Charges for unpaid council tax 'push people further into debt'
Councils are too quick to call in bailiffs, use court orders and demand upfront payments, says Citizens Advice
8 July 2016
Fraudsters conning investors out of £20k – what you should be looking out for
Victims of fraud are losing an average of £20,000 after falling prey to 'investment' scams
1 July 2016
Martin: It's Meter Reading Week
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