2008 June news archive


30 June

Supplier asks charity for fuel poverty help

Supplier asks charity for fuel poverty help

30 June

Banks urged to 'treat mortgage borrowers fairly'

Banks urged to 'treat mortgage borrowers fairly'

30 June

Rewards schemes 'offer long-term value'

Rewards schemes 'offer long-term value'

29 June

Credit cards 'are user-friendly'

Credit cards 'are user-friendly'

29 June

EU targets 'to increase the cost of energy'

EU targets 'to increase the cost of energy'

26 June

Loft conversion 'can increase property value by 12%'

Loft conversion 'can increase property value by 12%'

26 June

Government unveils energy strategy

Government unveils energy strategy

25 June

Abbey reduces mortgage fees

Abbey reduces mortgage fees

25 June

Inquiry 'demonstrates need for energy investigation'

Inquiry 'demonstrates need for energy investigation'

24 June

Gas and electricity prices 'to rise at some point'

Gas and electricity prices 'to rise at some point'

24 June

Co-operative Bank launches new mortgage deal

Co-operative Bank launches new mortgage deal

24 June

Nearly 1 in 5 people 'plan to drive abroad'

Nearly 1 in 5 people 'plan to drive abroad'

23 June

Switching suppliers 'may not offer energy customers the best deal'

Switching suppliers 'may not offer energy customers the best deal'

23 June

People 'need to save more for retirement'

People 'need to save more for retirement'

23 June

Tennis fans urged to have accidental damage insurance

Tennis fans urged to have accidental damage insurance

22 June

Mortgage payments 'the main obstacle to buying property'

Mortgage payments 'the main obstacle to buying property'

22 June

Government 'to introduce new renewable grants'

Government 'to introduce new renewable grants'

22 June

A fifth of people 'have no faith in state pensions'

A fifth of people 'have no faith in state pensions'

19 June

Fixed rates 'remain popular'

Fixed rates 'remain popular'

19 June

energywatch urges government to act on energy prices

energywatch urges government to act on energy prices

19 June

Gross lending falls

Gross lending falls

18 June

Wicks 'worried' about energy price rises

Wicks 'worried' about energy price rises

18 June

Speed 'is of the essence' in the mortgage market

Speed 'is of the essence' in the mortgage market

18 June

People in the UK 'saving less for retirement'

People in the UK 'saving less for retirement'

17 June

Pensioners 'the hardest hit by rising living costs'

Pensioners 'the hardest hit by rising living costs'

17 June

Homeowners 'to spend £3.6 billion on their gardens this year'

Homeowners 'to spend £3.6 billion on their gardens this year'

17 June

energywatch welcomes green tariff plans

energywatch welcomes green tariff plans

16 June

Plans to improve green tariff information announced

Plans to improve green tariff information announced

16 June

House prices in south-east 'grew by 7% in 2007'

House prices in south-east 'grew by 7% in 2007'

16 June

1 in 10 'believe travel insurance covers them for adventure activities'

1 in 10 'believe travel insurance covers them for adventure activities'

15 June

Fuel poverty 'is not going to go away'

Fuel poverty 'is not going to go away'

15 June

1 in 5 dads 'do not have life cover'

1 in 5 dads 'do not have life cover'

15 June

Homeowners 'trying to save money on moving'

Homeowners 'trying to save money on moving'

12 June

SSE to expand customer service operations

SSE to expand customer service operations

12 June

Fixed rates prove popular in April

Fixed rates prove popular in April

12 June

Losing a passport 'can cost holidaymakers £131'

Losing a passport 'can cost holidaymakers £131'

11 June

PPI can be 'particularly valuable' to many people

PPI can be 'particularly valuable' to many people

11 June

Electricity market 'can be difficult for businesses'

Electricity market 'can be difficult for businesses'

11 June

Britons reveal concern over retirement

Britons reveal concern over retirement

10 June

A fifth of homeowners 'to make structural changes to properties'

A fifth of homeowners 'to make structural changes to properties'

10 June

Businesses 'must read energy contracts before signing up'

Businesses 'must read energy contracts before signing up'

10 June

Homeowners 'to take advantage of falling property market'

Homeowners 'to take advantage of falling property market'

09 June

Gas prices increase

Gas prices increase

09 June

Festival-goers given insurance advice

Festival-goers given insurance advice

09 June

Scottish first-time buyers 'keen to get on the ladder'

Scottish first-time buyers 'keen to get on the ladder'

08 June

Growth in mortgage lending 'is still happening'

Growth in mortgage lending 'is still happening'

08 June

Complaints about British Gas fall

Complaints about British Gas fall

08 June

Fathers urged to get life insurance

Fathers urged to get life insurance

05 June

EDF Energy announces joint venture

EDF Energy announces joint venture

05 June

Taking out mortgage without life insurance 'is risky'

Taking out mortgage without life insurance 'is risky'

05 June

Effects of credit crunch 'no reason to stay on uncompetitive rate'

Effects of credit crunch 'no reason to stay on uncompetitive rate'

04 June

Lenders commit to credit crunch measures

Lenders commit to credit crunch measures

04 June

Consumers 'lack knowledge on green tariffs'

Consumers 'lack knowledge on green tariffs'

04 June

Homeowners 'must inform insurer over major renovations'

Homeowners 'must inform insurer over major renovations'

03 June

Travel insurance 'needed for short trips'

Travel insurance 'needed for short trips'

03 June

Scottish borrowers 'the least affected by credit crunch'

Scottish borrowers 'the least affected by credit crunch'

03 June

E.ON launches manifesto

E.ON launches manifesto

02 June

Lender changes rates

Lender changes rates

02 June

Stag do attendees 'should check insurance policies'

Stag do attendees 'should check insurance policies'

02 June

Microgeneration 'could play major role in the UK'

Microgeneration 'could play major role in the UK'

01 June

Regulator publishes fuel poverty initiative

Regulator publishes fuel poverty initiative

01 June

Intermediaries 'an essential part' of the mortgage market

Intermediaries 'an essential part' of the mortgage market

01 June

British motorists 'may not be comprehensively covered in Ireland'

British motorists 'may not be comprehensively covered in Ireland'