Price comparison websites
Compare The Market fined £17.9m for banning home insurers from offering cheaper deals elsewhere
Price comparison website Compare The Market has been fined £17.9 million by the competition watchdog, after it banned home insurers from offering customers cheaper prices elsewhere
19 November 2020
Train ticket site hits passengers with new £5 booking fee
Train booking website Takethetrain.co.uk has introduced a hefty £5 booking fee that's already caught some passengers out
21 June 2018
MoneySupermarket fined for emailing customers who'd asked not to be contacted
Comparison site MoneySupermarket has been fined £80,000 after emailing customers who had opted out of marketing
20 July 2017
Price comparison sites 'could be more effective', regulator says
An ongoing study by the Competition and Markets Authority has raised some concerns about how well sites communicate
28 March 2017
British Gas and E.on freeze energy prices until March 2017 – but switching can still slash your bills
Two more big six suppliers have vowed not to raise prices on their standard variable tariffs until spring 2017
1 December 2016
Can't buy Marmite or other Unilever products at Tesco? Here are the cheapest alternatives
Customers are reporting shortages of popular products amid a disagreement between Tesco and manufacturer Unilever
13 October 2016
Watchdog launches new study into price comparison websites
The Competition and Markets Authority has launched a study looking at tools that allow consumers to compare products
29 September 2016
New 'build your own contract' tool for mobile phones launches
A first-of-its-kind tool that compares the cost of mix-and-match financing options for a mobile handset has launched.
5 August 2016
MPs say comparison sites should compensate 'duped' switchers
Energy Price comparison sites should pay compensation to those misled into switching to deals that weren't cheapest
28 February 2015
Payday lenders must be on comparison sites from next year
Online payday lenders will be forced to publish details of their products on at least one price comparison website
24 February 2015
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