2008 February news archive
Energy supplier gets green light for windfarm
Proposals to cut phone charges unveiled
Parents give children '£27 billion to buy homes'
UK motorists 'wasting £1.9 billion' on car insurance
Chancellor looks to 'maintain pressure' on energy suppliers
Consumers urged to check cover for sports equipment
Business body supports Ofgem probe
Motorists heading abroad 'must call insurer in good time'
Car insurance premiums rise
National Grid fined for competition breach
Credit card providers 'tightening criteria'
Home contents cover 'may offer baggage cover'
BT scraps customer service call charges
Regulator to consider energy markets
Tenants 'over reliant on landlords for insurance'
Rugby fans urged to get cover
Consumers 'rate switching energy suppliers as easy'
British Gas profits hit £571m
Travel insurance 'always a good idea'
Research reveals lifestyle trends of retirees
Large energy companies 'would exploit consumers without regulation'
Consumers urged to shop around for life insurance
Advice body warns consumers over multiple credit cards
Drivers 'need to check policy' before driving abroad
A third of people 'planning financial overhaul'
Energy supplier hits efficiency target
Customer satisfaction in long-term insurance sector 'high'
Obtaining an overseas mortgage 'can be tricky'
Sales of energy-efficient light bulbs rise
Never too early to plan for retirement
Households urged to switch suppliers
Insurance warning to those renting
Long-term fixed-mortgages "cost prohibitive"
Pensions have 'stability' benefit
Inflation puts a hold on further interest rate cuts
New mortgage for big bonus earners
'People failing to save towards retirement'
Virtual city offers energy solutions
Apacs responds to OFT credit card recommendations
OFT urges customers to shop around for credit cards
Income protection cover good 'in case of emergency'
Homeowners 'to turn to fixed rate mortgages'
E.ON increases prices
Buying property with partner 'sensible'
Nationwide warns couples on Valentine's spending
Sainsbury's offer life insurance discount
MPs to consider energy price rises
Consumers urged to take care with credit cards
Leaving workplace lights on 'boosts energy bills by 17%'
One in three 'fail to take out travel insurance'
Renters failing to take out home insurance
Young drivers 'should shop around for insurance'
BT extends free weekend calls
Energy suppliers 'not worried about providing competition'
Personal loans 'the best for debt consolidation'
Energy provider 'forced' to increase prices
Partners urged to work together when moving house
Insurance company offers cold weather advice for motorists
One of the UK's leading energy suppliers has announced that its customer base has increased by 650,000 in the nine months to the end of 2007.
Energy providers 'not delivering on complaint handling'