2008 February news archive


29 February

Energy supplier gets green light for windfarm

Energy supplier gets green light for windfarm

29 February

Proposals to cut phone charges unveiled

Proposals to cut phone charges unveiled

28 February

Parents give children '£27 billion to buy homes'

Parents give children '£27 billion to buy homes'

28 February

UK motorists 'wasting £1.9 billion' on car insurance

UK motorists 'wasting £1.9 billion' on car insurance

27 February

Chancellor looks to 'maintain pressure' on energy suppliers

Chancellor looks to 'maintain pressure' on energy suppliers

27 February

Consumers urged to check cover for sports equipment

Consumers urged to check cover for sports equipment

26 February

Business body supports Ofgem probe

Business body supports Ofgem probe

26 February

Motorists heading abroad 'must call insurer in good time'

Motorists heading abroad 'must call insurer in good time'

26 February

Car insurance premiums rise

Car insurance premiums rise

25 February

National Grid fined for competition breach

National Grid fined for competition breach

25 February

Credit card providers 'tightening criteria'

Credit card providers 'tightening criteria'

25 February

Home contents cover 'may offer baggage cover'

Home contents cover 'may offer baggage cover'

22 February

BT scraps customer service call charges

BT scraps customer service call charges

22 February

Regulator to consider energy markets

Regulator to consider energy markets

22 February

Tenants 'over reliant on landlords for insurance'

Tenants 'over reliant on landlords for insurance'

21 February

Rugby fans urged to get cover

Rugby fans urged to get cover

21 February

Consumers 'rate switching energy suppliers as easy'

Consumers 'rate switching energy suppliers as easy'

21 February

British Gas profits hit £571m

British Gas profits hit £571m

20 February

Travel insurance 'always a good idea'

Travel insurance 'always a good idea'

20 February

Research reveals lifestyle trends of retirees

Research reveals lifestyle trends of retirees

20 February

Large energy companies 'would exploit consumers without regulation'

Large energy companies 'would exploit consumers without regulation'

19 February

Consumers urged to shop around for life insurance

Consumers urged to shop around for life insurance

19 February

Advice body warns consumers over multiple credit cards

Advice body warns consumers over multiple credit cards

19 February

Drivers 'need to check policy' before driving abroad

Drivers 'need to check policy' before driving abroad

18 February

A third of people 'planning financial overhaul'

A third of people 'planning financial overhaul'

18 February

Energy supplier hits efficiency target

Energy supplier hits efficiency target

18 February

Customer satisfaction in long-term insurance sector 'high'

Customer satisfaction in long-term insurance sector 'high'

15 February

Obtaining an overseas mortgage 'can be tricky'

Obtaining an overseas mortgage 'can be tricky'

15 February

Sales of energy-efficient light bulbs rise

Sales of energy-efficient light bulbs rise

15 February

Never too early to plan for retirement

Never too early to plan for retirement

14 February

Households urged to switch suppliers

Households urged to switch suppliers

14 February

Insurance warning to those renting

Insurance warning to those renting

14 February

Long-term fixed-mortgages "cost prohibitive"

Long-term fixed-mortgages "cost prohibitive"

13 February

Pensions have 'stability' benefit

Pensions have 'stability' benefit

13 February

Inflation puts a hold on further interest rate cuts

Inflation puts a hold on further interest rate cuts

13 February

New mortgage for big bonus earners

New mortgage for big bonus earners

12 February

'People failing to save towards retirement'

'People failing to save towards retirement'

12 February

Virtual city offers energy solutions

Virtual city offers energy solutions

12 February

Apacs responds to OFT credit card recommendations

Apacs responds to OFT credit card recommendations

11 February

OFT urges customers to shop around for credit cards

OFT urges customers to shop around for credit cards

11 February

Income protection cover good 'in case of emergency'

Income protection cover good 'in case of emergency'

11 February

Homeowners 'to turn to fixed rate mortgages'

Homeowners 'to turn to fixed rate mortgages'

08 February

E.ON increases prices

E.ON increases prices

08 February

Buying property with partner 'sensible'

Buying property with partner 'sensible'

08 February

Nationwide warns couples on Valentine's spending

Nationwide warns couples on Valentine's spending

07 February

Sainsbury's offer life insurance discount

Sainsbury's offer life insurance discount

07 February

MPs to consider energy price rises

MPs to consider energy price rises

07 February

Consumers urged to take care with credit cards

Consumers urged to take care with credit cards

06 February

Leaving workplace lights on 'boosts energy bills by 17%'

Leaving workplace lights on 'boosts energy bills by 17%'

06 February

One in three 'fail to take out travel insurance'

One in three 'fail to take out travel insurance'

06 February

Renters failing to take out home insurance

Renters failing to take out home insurance

05 February

Young drivers 'should shop around for insurance'

Young drivers 'should shop around for insurance'

05 February

BT extends free weekend calls

BT extends free weekend calls

05 February

Energy suppliers 'not worried about providing competition'

Energy suppliers 'not worried about providing competition'

04 February

Personal loans 'the best for debt consolidation'

Personal loans 'the best for debt consolidation'

04 February

Energy provider 'forced' to increase prices

Energy provider 'forced' to increase prices

04 February

Partners urged to work together when moving house

Partners urged to work together when moving house

01 February

Insurance company offers cold weather advice for motorists

Insurance company offers cold weather advice for motorists

01 February

SSE's customer figures grow

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.

01 February

Energy providers 'not delivering on complaint handling'

Energy providers 'not delivering on complaint handling'