Ministry of Justice
Claims management firms face new clampdown
Claims management companies will have to agree all customer contracts in writing before taking a fee under new rules
8 April 2013
New laws will regulate bailiffs
Bailiffs will be policed under new laws to 'clean up' the industry and protect vulnerable debtors, says the MoJ
25 January 2013
Claims body attacks MSE and Which? over PPI campaign
The claims management industry has attacked us for our work to show consumers how to claim for free
16 May 2012
Letter to Ken Clarke demands tougher PPI claims regulation
We have today written a joint letter to the Justice Secretary demanding tougher regulation of claims management firms
14 May 2012
MSE & Which? team up for PPI claims handler guidance
We are demanding claims management firms stop misleading consumers with false promises over PPI reclaiming
21 September 2011
Car insurance cost hope after fees ban
The Government is banning fees it says encourage a compensation culture that in turn leads to insurance hikes
9 September 2011
Time for action over misleading PPI reclaiming texts and calls
MoneySavingExpert.com today urges the Government to take tough action to stop firms cold-calling with false PPI promises
23 May 2011
Small claims court limit could rise to £15,000
The Government is proposing to raise the cap under which individuals can avoid going to court to settle a dispute, using the small claims court
30 March 2011
OFT kills 'debt write-off' industry
16 October 2010
Home repossessions down but we're 'not out of the woods'
12 August 2010
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Martin Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust24 September 2021In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares24 September 2021Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores24 September 2021Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
PCR travel test providers given official warning amid concerns over misleading prices and unfair practices24 September 2021PCR Covid test providers have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to clean up their practices amid concerns they may be breaking consumer law. An open letter has been written by the watchdog identifying a number of "harmful" practices, which it says it will further investigate.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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