2007 September news archive
'Customer demand' influences Scottish and Southern Energy's review
ScottishPower granted planning permission for wave farm
New guidelines for credit cards announced
House prices increase again in September
Energy suppliers 'not doing enough' to tackle climate change
High-powered lightbulbs to be switched off
PPI customers 'not getting fair treatment'
79% of homeowners would 'opt for fixed rate mortgage'
UK's gas imports increased
Government 'not doing enough' to help carbon cutting companies
Customers 'plan to reduce' their number of credit cards
Prudential launch 'healthy' protection insurance
Insurers to do 'everything possible' to help tornado-hit public
Small companies 'being taken for a ride' on energy
Car ownership costs increase by 2.6%
Lloyds TSB claims consumer confidence 'remains high'
Consumers move to 'take advantage of credit crisis'
New Ofgem proposals set to increase gas costs
Research suggests new measurement for loan costs
Car park prangs 'cost UK drivers £2.4bn'
Google considers joining UK broadband market
Consumer groups asked about the future of UK energy
House buyers urged to 'shop around for the best mortgage'
EU energy proposals could bring 'real competition' to UK market
New homeowners 'should expect to spend £11,000 in first year'
Commission recommends better information for energy customers
People 'can't afford to retire'
Government backs faster broadband
18% of parents invest their pensions in their children
Home buyers 'keep confidence' in property market
Lib Dems call for 'green mortgage' introduction
Planning permission granted for wave farm
68% of UK motorists 'admit to dangerous driving'
Northern Rock has no "underlying business problems"
Orange 'to close dial-up service'
Npower's Essex windfarm gets green light
House buyers become "cautious"
Insurance industry introduces climate change initiative
E.ON UK develops storage for renewable energy
EDF Energy claim 1,000th energy efficiency customer
Bristol and West launch online mortgage applications
Abbey increase interest rates on mortgages
Barclaycard launch three-in-one credit card
Loans to first-time buyers fall in July
Customers 'more concerned' about environment than energy costs
Homes 'could save hundreds on energy bills'
Public to be asked about nuclear reactor design
Car insurance costs rise
Green Party calls for renewable energy payments
Ofgem announces further departure
Ethical investments 'increasingly popular'
Comparison sites for 'best life insurance deals'
Ofgem appoints new managing director
Bank of England votes to put rates on hold
Garden furniture a 'target'
Inefficient heating systems 'costing' householders
Environmental crimes go punished
Ethical investors face 'complicated' decision
EDF income falls
Workers 'failing' on pensions provision
Modified cars are 'high risk'
Utilita offers tie-in deal
British Gas offers 'one year free'