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Warning over charges that 'wipe millions off pension pots'

Consumer Focus has urged the FSA to stop advisers telling clients to switch to pensions that carry higher charges or greater risk

20 July 2011

Scottish & Southern Energy suspends doorstep selling

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) will suspend door-to-door sales with immediate effect, it revealed today

8 July 2011

Consumer Focus likely to be abolished

The Government has announced plans to simplify the

21 June 2011

Guest Comment: The problem with energy firms

Adam Scorer, director of external affairs at lobby group Consumer Focus, explains why he believes the market's not working

17 June 2011

Scottish and Southern Energy guilty of doorstep mis-selling

Scottish and Southern Energy falsely told unsuspecting customers they were paying too much on their existing deal

11 May 2011

Government urged to tackle dodgy private parking firms

Plans to ban clamping in England and Wales are under consultation but Citizens Advice and Consumer Focus are concerned this isn't enough

12 April 2011

Ditch old cash Isas as banks slash rates

Banks and building societies are quietly slashing returns on older, Isas so savers should wise up and switch where necessary

28 March 2011

Energy firms ordered to play fair on prices - Ofgem

The energy regulator, Ofgem, has threatened Britain's Big Six energy firms with action if they fail to make their pricing less complex

21 March 2011

Consumer Focus calls for Clydesdale/Yorkshire mortgage write-offs

Consumer Focus has written to Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks asking them to cancel mortgage demands following a glitch

4 March 2011

Rollover landline contracts face the axe

Landline deals that automatically tie households into a new contract could be outlawed, under Ofcom proposals

3 March 2011