Price comparison websites
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
SSE faces Ofgem competition probe
SSE is to be investigated by Ofgem over concerns it restricted competition in the electricity connections market
21 January 2015
Payday loan firms to be forced onto comparison sites
Payday lenders will be forced to provide details of their products on comparison websites, under proposals from the CMA
9 October 2014
Comparing bank accounts to get easier thanks to data deal
It should soon be easier to compare and switch current accounts to the best bank for your spending habits
26 June 2014
Energy cashback saved from total Ofgem ban
Comparison sites will still be able to pay cashback to consumers who switch after lobbying by MoneySavingExpert.com
1 January 2014
Price comparison websites to be probed by watchdog
The Financial Conduct Authority is to investigate price comparison websites to see if consumers get the best deals
25 November 2013
Argos, Comet and Dixons to launch warranty price comparison site
Major UK electrical retailers will set up a price-comparison website for extended warranties
27 June 2012
Beat the massive car and home insurance price hikes
The cost of car insurance rose at record rates with home cover premiums also soaring, according to the latest AA figures
13 April 2011
EDF hits millions with price rises
2 March 2011
Eon to raise energy prices
11 January 2011
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As bills set to rise by 52%
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