2007 October news archive


01 November

Energy customers 'could be cancelling out their efficiency efforts'

Energy customers 'could be cancelling out their efficiency efforts'

01 November

Campaign launched to stop fuel poverty

Campaign launched to stop fuel poverty

01 November

Consumers 'need to be responsible' when using credit cards

Consumers 'need to be responsible' when using credit cards

31 October

Main broadband providers 'control 94 per cent of the market'

Main broadband providers 'control 94 per cent of the market'

31 October

First-time buyers 'should consider life insurance'

First-time buyers 'should consider life insurance'

31 October

British Gas's customer service overhaul 'showing real results'

British Gas's customer service overhaul 'showing real results'

30 October

UK government joins international climate change body

UK government joins international climate change body

30 October

Gross lending 'still set to exceed 2005 levels'

Gross lending 'still set to exceed 2005 levels'

30 October

UK energy customers 'more worried about environment than their finances'

UK energy customers 'more worried about environment than their finances'

29 October

Consumers 'should take care' when buying travel insurance online

Consumers 'should take care' when buying travel insurance online

29 October

Many energy customers 'not shopping around for the best deals'

Many energy customers 'not shopping around for the best deals'

29 October

New climate change body recommended to government

New climate change body recommended to government

25 October

Homeowners 'should shop around for best insurance deals'

Homeowners 'should shop around for best insurance deals'

25 October

Availability of mortgages 'will not affect house prices'

Availability of mortgages 'will not affect house prices'

25 October

E.ON announces proposals for tidal power station

E.ON announces proposals for tidal power station

24 October

Energy suppliers 'have not got to grips with customer service'

Energy suppliers 'have not got to grips with customer service'

24 October

Public warned to get outdoor cover before bonfire night

Public warned to get outdoor cover before bonfire night

24 October

SSE plans rewards for low-energy customers

SSE plans rewards for low-energy customers

23 October

Government releases report on future of UK energy

Government releases report on future of UK energy

23 October

Energy efficiency 'should not be a struggle'

Energy efficiency 'should not be a struggle'

23 October

Home buyers 'not put off' by poor energy ratings for properties

Home buyers 'not put off' by poor energy ratings for properties

22 October

E.ON launches new 'green' business energy tariff

E.ON launches new 'green' business energy tariff

22 October

Energy Saving Week 'emphasises need for EPC awareness'

Energy Saving Week 'emphasises need for EPC awareness'

22 October

SSE invests £6m in sustainable energy company

SSE invests £6m in sustainable energy company

21 October

E.ON to drop Powergen brand

E.ON to drop Powergen brand

21 October

More people 'making use of 24-hour loan application services'

More people 'making use of 24-hour loan application services'

21 October

Homeowners 'cut back on borrowing to pay for mortgages'

Homeowners 'cut back on borrowing to pay for mortgages'

18 October

BT announces plans to boost its renewable energy

BT announces plans to boost its renewable energy

18 October

UK airport set to generate its own energy

UK airport set to generate its own energy

18 October

Insurance broker tells fans to take care when watching rugby final

Insurance broker tells fans to take care when watching rugby final

17 October

Campaign groups unite to tackle government on smart meters

Campaign groups unite to tackle government on smart meters

17 October

Mortgage lending falls in September

Mortgage lending falls in September

17 October

UK building societies hold 'highest ever amount of savings'

UK building societies hold 'highest ever amount of savings'

16 October

Nearly 3m energy customers ' have switched energy providers'

Nearly 3m energy customers ' have switched energy providers'

16 October

Insurance company warns of half-term havoc

Insurance company warns of half-term havoc

16 October

New gas-fired power station to be built in the UK

New gas-fired power station to be built in the UK

15 October

Hull named 'most energy efficient place in the UK'

Hull named 'most energy efficient place in the UK'

15 October

esure.com: Three million motorists distracted by smoking

esure.com: Three million motorists distracted by smoking

15 October

Business Link launches new energy saving scheme

Business Link launches new energy saving scheme

14 October

Marks and Spencer offers discounts on online insurance

Marks and Spencer offers discounts on online insurance

14 October

Car buyers 'should shop around for loans'

Car buyers 'should shop around for loans'

14 October

Lloyds TSB: 15% of UK businesses do not have time to be green

Lloyds TSB: 15% of UK businesses do not have time to be green

11 October

UK watchdog publishes report on major energy suppliers

UK watchdog publishes report on major energy suppliers

11 October

ABI urges government 'not to risk distorting savings market'

ABI urges government 'not to risk distorting savings market'

11 October

DIY-loving homeowners warned about invalidating home insurance

DIY-loving homeowners warned about invalidating home insurance

10 October

Ofgem looking for 'innovative ways' to help renewable energy drive

Ofgem looking for 'innovative ways' to help renewable energy drive

10 October

Comparison sites 'help consumers make informed choices'

Comparison sites 'help consumers make informed choices'

10 October

Broadband ISPs asked to be clearer on speeds

Broadband ISPs asked to be clearer on speeds

09 October

Ofgem must 'be prepared to criticise' fuel poverty schemes

Ofgem must 'be prepared to criticise' fuel poverty schemes

09 October

npower to build carbon capture plant in South Wales

npower to build carbon capture plant in South Wales

09 October

New Devon windfarm to 'boost renewable energy target'

New Devon windfarm to 'boost renewable energy target'

08 October

EDF states its case for nuclear power station builds

EDF states its case for nuclear power station builds

08 October

ABI: 35% of low income households have no insurance

ABI: 35% of low income households have no insurance

08 October

House purchases 'fall by 11% in August'

House purchases 'fall by 11% in August'

07 October

Scottish Widows launch text message mortgage updates

Scottish Widows launch text message mortgage updates

07 October

NHF launch campaign to improve PPM tariffs

NHF launch campaign to improve PPM tariffs

07 October

UK gas supplies to receive Norwegian boost

UK gas supplies to receive Norwegian boost

04 October

Californian investment in renewable energy centre announced

Californian investment in renewable energy centre announced

04 October

E.ON to 'stand against' EC's energy market plans

E.ON to 'stand against' EC's energy market plans

04 October

New guide on customer treatment published for insurers

New guide on customer treatment published for insurers

03 October

O2 launches fixed-line broadband service

O2 launches fixed-line broadband service

03 October

Scottish and Southern Energy approved to enter water market

Scottish and Southern Energy approved to enter water market

03 October

Northern Irish households to be hit by 3.9% energy bill rise

Northern Irish households to be hit by 3.9% energy bill rise

02 October

One in ten parents 'consider loans to fund their children's education'

One in ten parents 'consider loans to fund their children's education'

02 October

Gas dispute may lead to UK price increases

Gas dispute may lead to UK price increases

02 October

UK consumers 'expect' 3.2% house price increase in next six months

UK consumers 'expect' 3.2% house price increase in next six months

01 October

UK broadband speeds 'among the slowest' in Europe

UK broadband speeds 'among the slowest' in Europe

01 October

US and UK governments 'not doing enough' to promote energy efficiency

US and UK governments 'not doing enough' to promote energy efficiency

01 October

Car insurance premiums increase by 0.8%

Car insurance premiums increase by 0.8%