2008 January news archive
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'
Insurance company offers cold weather advice for motorists
'Million of Brits borrow money in secret'
Shopping around for the best deal can improve Brits' "financial fitness"
Energy supplier completes acquisition
Insurance provider warns consumers over renovations
Buildings and contents insurance 'equally important'
Rising levels of debt and disconnections "a great concern"
Customers 'must assess needs for travel insurance'
Parents urged to open a pension alongside CTF
Regulator criticises npower over disconnections
One in five 'do not read terms' of insurance policies
Energy suppliers to release meeting details
Consumers urged to be proactive with finances
Start of the year 'the best time to review finances'
Time of cheap energy 'is over'
One in five homeowners 'do not have buildings insurance'
Abbey: 5m homeowners not on best mortgage
Nine million people 'have no pension'
SSE announces plans to hold prices
British Gas increases tariffs
Consumers must make 'informed choice' on insurance
Retirement planners urged to assess options
Brits 'value financial security over home comforts'
AA warns drivers to insure for 'all eventualities'
Energy supplier acquires heating services company
Regulator moves to reassure energy customers over prices
Green mortgages 'still a niche'
Taking time to consider mortgage offers 'could save £3,000'
Green mortgage market 'growing'
Energy suppliers' fuel poverty assistance 'falls short'
EDF Energy 'regrets' decision to increase prices
Pet insurance 'very important' for animal lovers
Consumers 'waking up' to switching insurance providers
British Gas owner invests in new boiler technology
Insurance provider urges pet owners to get cover
Nine out of ten businesses 'paying too much on utility bills'
British energy market 'one of the most competitive in Europe'
Growing number of people 'reliant on credit'
Energy supplier welcomes nuclear power decision
Self-certification mortgage market 'still strong'
Borrowers urged to 'take care' when choosing loans
People 'do not read small print' when buying financial products
Energy bill 'must help vulnerable customers'
Consumers 'confused on pensions priorities'
Buying online 'can bring car insurance costs down by 10%'
energywatch: It's easy to switch tariffs
Individuals 'must take responsibility' for pensions
British Gas launches initiative to help vulnerable customers
More homeowners 'taking advantage of lifetime mortgages'
Homeowners 'should compare insurance policies'
Consumers urged to budget in the new year
npower: Higher energy prices are 'a fact of life'
HSBC offers 'cheapest mortgage in the UK'
Travel insurance 'not just about cancelled flights'
Energy provider 'to announce price increases'
Credit card rates 'to creep up' in 2008
Climate change body launches action plan for business energy users
Consumers urged to review finances
Energy minister encourages households to take up 'green grants'
Brits urged to inform insurer when driving outside the EU
Green issues 'increasingly important' for energy customers