2008 August news archive


31 August

Parents 'would buy house' to secure favoured school

Parents 'would buy house' to secure favoured school

31 August

Uni-towns 'house boom'

Uni-towns 'house boom'

31 August

New energy scheme announced

New energy scheme announced

28 August

Energy firm launches windfarm appeal

Energy firm launches windfarm appeal

28 August

Houses prices fall

Houses prices fall

28 August

Abbey to introduce new mortgages

Abbey to introduce new mortgages

27 August

Leeds Building Society unveils new mortgage

Leeds Building Society unveils new mortgage

27 August

Lender reduces mortgage rates

Lender reduces mortgage rates

27 August

Era of cheap energy 'is over'

Era of cheap energy 'is over'

26 August

Price increase decisions 'not made lightly'

Price increase decisions 'not made lightly'

26 August

Consumers urged to shop around for insurance

Consumers urged to shop around for insurance

26 August

Borrowers plan mortgage overpayments

Borrowers plan mortgage overpayments

25 August

Nationwide to make mortgage changes

Nationwide to make mortgage changes

25 August

Consumers 'blame government for energy costs'

Consumers 'blame government for energy costs'

25 August

Losing luggage 'can be an expensive nightmare'

Losing luggage 'can be an expensive nightmare'

21 August

Energy supplier announces price increases

Energy supplier announces price increases

21 August

Britannia reduces mortgage rates

Britannia reduces mortgage rates

21 August

Research highlights hiding places for valuables

Research highlights hiding places for valuables

20 August

Mortgage lending 'up from previous month'

Mortgage lending 'up from previous month'

20 August

Abbey announces further rate cuts

Abbey announces further rate cuts

20 August

Rising energy prices 'a huge issue'

Rising energy prices 'a huge issue'

19 August

Over 2.5m homes 'damaged by children'

Over 2.5m homes 'damaged by children'

19 August

Energy supplier unveils biomass power station plans

Energy supplier unveils biomass power station plans

19 August

Holidaymakers 'must check luggage is covered'

Holidaymakers 'must check luggage is covered'

18 August

Cheshire Building Society reduces rates

Cheshire Building Society reduces rates

18 August

Study considers the UK's greenest workers

Study considers the UK's greenest workers

18 August

Specialist wedding cover 'can be useful to those getting married abroad'

Specialist wedding cover 'can be useful to those getting married abroad'

17 August

Expert outlines holiday home insurance needs

Expert outlines holiday home insurance needs

17 August

Scottish government 'to buy public sector electricity'

Scottish government 'to buy public sector electricity'

17 August

Skipton launches new mortgages

Skipton launches new mortgages

14 August

Energy disconnection rates 'appalling'

Energy disconnection rates 'appalling'

14 August

Drink driving 'can affect insurance premiums'

Drink driving 'can affect insurance premiums'

14 August

Yorkshire Building Society unveils new mortgages

Yorkshire Building Society unveils new mortgages

13 August

Borrowers 'set to shop around' for best rates

Borrowers 'set to shop around' for best rates

13 August

Tracker mortgages 'may be best for certain borrowers'

Tracker mortgages 'may be best for certain borrowers'

13 August

Energy 'to push inflation higher'

Energy 'to push inflation higher'

12 August

Extending home insurance 'a good idea'

Extending home insurance 'a good idea'

12 August

Energy company to demolish landmark

Energy company to demolish landmark

12 August

Gross lending falls

Gross lending falls

11 August

Abbey cuts mortgage rates

Abbey cuts mortgage rates

11 August

UK energy consumers 'not subsidising French counterparts'

UK energy consumers 'not subsidising French counterparts'

11 August

Car insurance costs increase

Car insurance costs increase

10 August

Energy supplier gets green light for windfarm

Energy supplier gets green light for windfarm

10 August

Research highlights 'pensions confusion'

Research highlights 'pensions confusion'

10 August

Sydney Opera House 'a modern wonder of the world'

Sydney Opera House 'a modern wonder of the world'

07 August

Study highlights small-scale wind potential

Study highlights small-scale wind potential

07 August

People 'should not delay pension saving'

People 'should not delay pension saving'

07 August

Nationwide reduces mortgage rates

Nationwide reduces mortgage rates

06 August

Over-50s 'changing lifestyles to meet energy costs'

Over-50s 'changing lifestyles to meet energy costs'

06 August

Abbey reduces mortgage rates

Abbey reduces mortgage rates

06 August

Yorkshire Bank introduces new mortgages

Yorkshire Bank introduces new mortgages

05 August

People 'cutting back on pensions'

People 'cutting back on pensions'

05 August

Lenders announce rate cuts

Lenders announce rate cuts

05 August

Energy efficiency body given funding

Energy efficiency body given funding

04 August

Homeowners warned over keys

Homeowners warned over keys

04 August

FSB reveals 'deep concern' over energy prices

FSB reveals 'deep concern' over energy prices

04 August

Energy supplier 'has support for Kingsnorth proposals'

Energy supplier 'has support for Kingsnorth proposals'

03 August

Energy supplier's price increases 'audacious'

Energy supplier's price increases 'audacious'

03 August

Legal & General introduces new pension

Legal & General introduces new pension

03 August

Young motorists 'considering electric cars'

Young motorists 'considering electric cars'