2007 December news archive


31 December

Abbey: 3m cardholders 'plan switch to new deals'

Abbey: 3m cardholders 'plan switch to new deals'

28 December

Credit card provider urges consumers to know rights

Credit card provider urges consumers to know rights

28 December

Government urged to cut energy bills

Government urged to cut energy bills

27 December

New pet owners urged to seek out cover

New pet owners urged to seek out cover

24 December

SSE chief executive 'delighted' with growth

SSE chief executive 'delighted' with growth

24 December

UK consumers 'to spend £2.14bn on Christmas Eve'

UK consumers 'to spend £2.14bn on Christmas Eve'

21 December

E.ON initiative 'helps elderly save on energy costs'

E.ON initiative 'helps elderly save on energy costs'

21 December

People with fixed rates 'must check options in 2008'

People with fixed rates 'must check options in 2008'

21 December

Savings account gets green labelling

Savings account gets green labelling

20 December

One in five Britons keep 'financial secrets' from partner

One in five Britons keep 'financial secrets' from partner

20 December

Businesses 'must work with government' to tackle carbon emissions

Businesses 'must work with government' to tackle carbon emissions

20 December

Credit cards 'convenient' for Christmas shopping

Credit cards 'convenient' for Christmas shopping

19 December

Consumers urged to shop around for credit cards

Consumers urged to shop around for credit cards

19 December

Pensions 'used to support family income'

Pensions 'used to support family income'

19 December

Utility bills and mortgages to make 2008 a 'tough year financially'

Utility bills and mortgages to make 2008 a 'tough year financially'

18 December

Life insurance 'different' to motor or household cover

Life insurance 'different' to motor or household cover

18 December

Winter 'an ideal time' to improve home security

Winter 'an ideal time' to improve home security

18 December

Energy provider given go-ahead for windfarm

Energy provider given go-ahead for windfarm

17 December

Lack of competition 'biggest danger' to UK energy prices

Lack of competition 'biggest danger' to UK energy prices

17 December

British Gas 'wins back customers'

British Gas 'wins back customers'

17 December

Consumers 'increasingly aware' of better savings rates

Consumers 'increasingly aware' of better savings rates

14 December

Energy provider to offer CHP to businesses

Energy provider to offer CHP to businesses

14 December

Tracker mortgages 'coming into their own'

Tracker mortgages 'coming into their own'

14 December

Credit card companies 'should provide more advice to consumers'

Credit card companies 'should provide more advice to consumers'

13 December

Fixed rate mortgages 'increasingly popular'

Fixed rate mortgages 'increasingly popular'

13 December

Women urged to save in both Isas and pensions

Women urged to save in both Isas and pensions

13 December

Consumers turning to different methods of banking

Consumers turning to different methods of banking

12 December

Cost of living 'forcing people to opt out of insurance'

Cost of living 'forcing people to opt out of insurance'

12 December

energywatch launches initiative to help vulnerable customers

energywatch launches initiative to help vulnerable customers

12 December

Comparison sites 'make people aware of credit card rates'

Comparison sites 'make people aware of credit card rates'

11 December

UK businesses 'see energy efficiency as business opportunity'

UK businesses 'see energy efficiency as business opportunity'

11 December

Life insurance fraud levels 'low'

Life insurance fraud levels 'low'

11 December

Credit cards 'much better' than store cards

Credit cards 'much better' than store cards

10 December

Parents urged to educate children on savings

Parents urged to educate children on savings

10 December

Energy companies urged to offer 'meaningful' tariffs

Energy companies urged to offer 'meaningful' tariffs

10 December

Homeowners 'should re-assess insurance after renovations'

Homeowners 'should re-assess insurance after renovations'

07 December

Government 'needs to take lead' on broadband speeds

Government 'needs to take lead' on broadband speeds

07 December

Funding announced to reduce fuel poverty

Funding announced to reduce fuel poverty

07 December

EDF and E.ON 'may raise prices in January'

EDF and E.ON 'may raise prices in January'

06 December

UK public 'spend £12bn on Christmas presents'

UK public 'spend £12bn on Christmas presents'

06 December

Consumers urged to use comparison sites

Consumers urged to use comparison sites

06 December

Crime rates 'can affect insurance premiums'

Crime rates 'can affect insurance premiums'

05 December

Attitudes to credit and borrowing 'have changed dramatically'

Attitudes to credit and borrowing 'have changed dramatically'

05 December

Energy companies 'exploiting poorest in society'

Energy companies 'exploiting poorest in society'

05 December

Consumers 'should review home insurance at Christmas'

Consumers 'should review home insurance at Christmas'

04 December

Abbey: 53% of adults unsure about pensions savings

Abbey: 53% of adults unsure about pensions savings

04 December

Consumers urged to be smart this Christmas

Consumers urged to be smart this Christmas

04 December

Mortgage lending 'holding up better than expected'

Mortgage lending 'holding up better than expected'

04 December

energywatch: Businesses need protection from energy suppliers

energywatch: Businesses need protection from energy suppliers

03 December

Property extensions 'can raise home insurance premiums'

Property extensions 'can raise home insurance premiums'

03 December

Customers to get 'better deal' from gas price proposals

Customers to get 'better deal' from gas price proposals

03 December

Many people losing money in 'forgotten bank accounts'

Many people losing money in 'forgotten bank accounts'

03 December

EDF Energy reveals vulnerable customer service plans

EDF Energy reveals vulnerable customer service plans

03 December

Re-mortgagers 'reducing Christmas costs to pay house costs'

Re-mortgagers 'reducing Christmas costs to pay house costs'

03 December

More important 'than ever' to shop around for credit cards

More important 'than ever' to shop around for credit cards