2008 April news archive


30 April

Scottish businesses to be urged to tackle climate change

Scottish businesses to be urged to tackle climate change

30 April

'Masses of choice' in car insurance market

'Masses of choice' in car insurance market

30 April

People can have 'a great influence' on life insurance

People can have 'a great influence' on life insurance

29 April

Smoking 'can double life insurance premiums'

Smoking 'can double life insurance premiums'

29 April

Lily Allen backs renewable energy generation

Lily Allen backs renewable energy generation

28 April

Pet insurance market 'features competitive deals'

Pet insurance market 'features competitive deals'

28 April

Energy prices 'to rise by up to 25%' this year

Energy prices 'to rise by up to 25%' this year

27 April

New Abbey card 'throws down the gauntlet' to other providers

New Abbey card 'throws down the gauntlet' to other providers

27 April

First-time buyers 'turning to family'

First-time buyers 'turning to family'

24 April

First-time buyers 'must analyse their options'

First-time buyers 'must analyse their options'

24 April

Government's smart meter plans welcomed

Government's smart meter plans welcomed

24 April

'Always shop around' for home insurance

'Always shop around' for home insurance

23 April

Regulator announces new fuel poverty measures

Regulator announces new fuel poverty measures

23 April

Research firm outlines advice for credit card customers

Research firm outlines advice for credit card customers

23 April

Over 1 in 10 'have caused accidental damage to their kitchen'

Over 1 in 10 'have caused accidental damage to their kitchen'

22 April

Holidaymakers 'may need to insure valuable items individually'

Holidaymakers 'may need to insure valuable items individually'

22 April

Majority of mortgage applications 'going to three lenders'

Majority of mortgage applications 'going to three lenders'

22 April

Homeowners 'can save money by putting computers on standby'

Homeowners 'can save money by putting computers on standby'

21 April

Travel insurance 'so important' for activity holidays

Travel insurance 'so important' for activity holidays

21 April

First-time buyers 'need to save more'

First-time buyers 'need to save more'

21 April

'Small steps' can help households reduce energy bills

'Small steps' can help households reduce energy bills

20 April

Travel insurance 'protects against the unforeseen'

Travel insurance 'protects against the unforeseen'

20 April

Scotland 'uses less efficient lighting than rest of the UK'

Scotland 'uses less efficient lighting than rest of the UK'

20 April

Mortgage market 'still competitive'

Mortgage market 'still competitive'

17 April

Protection insurance 'under-prioritised'

Protection insurance 'under-prioritised'

17 April

'Little change' in home insurance premiums

'Little change' in home insurance premiums

17 April

Households 'should switch from deemed tariffs'

Households 'should switch from deemed tariffs'

16 April

Carbon Trust launches guide on reducing energy bills

Carbon Trust launches guide on reducing energy bills

16 April

Pay as you drive insurance 'beneficial for young drivers'

Pay as you drive insurance 'beneficial for young drivers'

16 April

Mortgage protection insurance 'puts homeowners in ideal situation'

Mortgage protection insurance 'puts homeowners in ideal situation'

15 April

Credit crunch 'shouldn't affect those who are good with money'

Credit crunch 'shouldn't affect those who are good with money'

15 April

Elderly 'hit hardest by rising energy prices'

Elderly 'hit hardest by rising energy prices'

15 April

Pay as you drive insurance 'can save motorists money'

Pay as you drive insurance 'can save motorists money'

14 April

Energy supplier 'needed to increase prices'

Energy supplier 'needed to increase prices'

14 April

Home insurance 'a social responsibility'

Home insurance 'a social responsibility'

14 April

Mortgage lender rate rises 'surprising'

Mortgage lender rate rises 'surprising'

13 April

Consumers 'should consider garden when buying home insurance'

Consumers 'should consider garden when buying home insurance'

13 April

Renting 'an expensive business' for pensioners

Renting 'an expensive business' for pensioners

13 April

Fuel poverty plans 'not good enough'

Fuel poverty plans 'not good enough'

10 April

Interest rate cut 'a step in the right direction'

Interest rate cut 'a step in the right direction'

10 April

Ofgem's complaint system 'a positive step'

Ofgem's complaint system 'a positive step'

10 April

Insurers 'can check whether life cover applicants smoke'

Insurers 'can check whether life cover applicants smoke'

09 April

Government launches mortgage working group

Government launches mortgage working group

09 April

Complaint rules for energy suppliers unveiled

Complaint rules for energy suppliers unveiled

09 April

Holiday insurance 'a necessity'

Holiday insurance 'a necessity'

08 April

Financial conditions 'could keep graduates off property ladder'

Financial conditions 'could keep graduates off property ladder'

08 April

Consumers 'more demanding on broadband speeds'

Consumers 'more demanding on broadband speeds'

08 April

Ofgem launch investigation

Ofgem launch investigation

07 April

Popularity of five-year fixed rates 'to increase'

Popularity of five-year fixed rates 'to increase'

07 April

Home insurance 'very important'

Home insurance 'very important'

07 April

Energy supplier to educate people on renewable energy

Energy supplier to educate people on renewable energy

06 April

Energy supplier unveils windfarm plans

Energy supplier unveils windfarm plans

06 April

Travel insurance 'a must' for gap years

Travel insurance 'a must' for gap years

06 April

Growing number of consumers 'taking out green car insurance'

Growing number of consumers 'taking out green car insurance'

03 April

Britain 'a treasure island' for energy companies

Britain 'a treasure island' for energy companies

03 April

Middle Britain 'to cut pension contributions'

Middle Britain 'to cut pension contributions'

03 April

Improvements in vet procedures 'have increased insurance premiums'

Improvements in vet procedures 'have increased insurance premiums'

02 April

Caravan insurance 'may not cover expensive items'

Caravan insurance 'may not cover expensive items'

02 April

Accidental damage 'costs UK £68m'

Accidental damage 'costs UK £68m'

02 April

Switching figures 'good news'

Switching figures 'good news'

01 April

Men 'more likely to read car insurance small print'

Men 'more likely to read car insurance small print'

01 April

Ofgem: 5m switched supplier last year

Ofgem: 5m switched supplier last year

01 April

Caravanners warned about insurance

Caravanners warned about insurance