2007 October news archive
Energy customers 'could be cancelling out their efficiency efforts'
Campaign launched to stop fuel poverty
Consumers 'need to be responsible' when using credit cards
Main broadband providers 'control 94 per cent of the market'
First-time buyers 'should consider life insurance'
British Gas's customer service overhaul 'showing real results'
UK government joins international climate change body
Gross lending 'still set to exceed 2005 levels'
UK energy customers 'more worried about environment than their finances'
Consumers 'should take care' when buying travel insurance online
Many energy customers 'not shopping around for the best deals'
New climate change body recommended to government
Homeowners 'should shop around for best insurance deals'
Availability of mortgages 'will not affect house prices'
E.ON announces proposals for tidal power station
Energy suppliers 'have not got to grips with customer service'
Public warned to get outdoor cover before bonfire night
SSE plans rewards for low-energy customers
Government releases report on future of UK energy
Energy efficiency 'should not be a struggle'
Home buyers 'not put off' by poor energy ratings for properties
E.ON launches new 'green' business energy tariff
Energy Saving Week 'emphasises need for EPC awareness'
SSE invests £6m in sustainable energy company
E.ON to drop Powergen brand
More people 'making use of 24-hour loan application services'
Homeowners 'cut back on borrowing to pay for mortgages'
BT announces plans to boost its renewable energy
UK airport set to generate its own energy
Insurance broker tells fans to take care when watching rugby final
Campaign groups unite to tackle government on smart meters
Mortgage lending falls in September
UK building societies hold 'highest ever amount of savings'
Nearly 3m energy customers ' have switched energy providers'
Insurance company warns of half-term havoc
New gas-fired power station to be built in the UK
Hull named 'most energy efficient place in the UK'
esure.com: Three million motorists distracted by smoking
Business Link launches new energy saving scheme
Marks and Spencer offers discounts on online insurance
Car buyers 'should shop around for loans'
Lloyds TSB: 15% of UK businesses do not have time to be green
UK watchdog publishes report on major energy suppliers
ABI urges government 'not to risk distorting savings market'
DIY-loving homeowners warned about invalidating home insurance
Ofgem looking for 'innovative ways' to help renewable energy drive
Comparison sites 'help consumers make informed choices'
Broadband ISPs asked to be clearer on speeds
Ofgem must 'be prepared to criticise' fuel poverty schemes
npower to build carbon capture plant in South Wales
New Devon windfarm to 'boost renewable energy target'
EDF states its case for nuclear power station builds
ABI: 35% of low income households have no insurance
House purchases 'fall by 11% in August'
Scottish Widows launch text message mortgage updates
NHF launch campaign to improve PPM tariffs
UK gas supplies to receive Norwegian boost
Californian investment in renewable energy centre announced
E.ON to 'stand against' EC's energy market plans
New guide on customer treatment published for insurers
O2 launches fixed-line broadband service
Scottish and Southern Energy approved to enter water market
Northern Irish households to be hit by 3.9% energy bill rise
One in ten parents 'consider loans to fund their children's education'
Gas dispute may lead to UK price increases
UK consumers 'expect' 3.2% house price increase in next six months
UK broadband speeds 'among the slowest' in Europe
US and UK governments 'not doing enough' to promote energy efficiency
Car insurance premiums increase by 0.8%