2008 May news archive


29 May

Government unveils help for fuel poor

Government unveils help for fuel poor

29 May

Energy supplier to go green

Energy supplier to go green

29 May

Bikes 'the most commonly stolen children's toy'

Bikes 'the most commonly stolen children's toy'

28 May

Over half of homeowners 'prepared to make renovations'

Over half of homeowners 'prepared to make renovations'

28 May

Property market 'is ideal for buyers'

Property market 'is ideal for buyers'

28 May

SSE profits rise by 13.9%

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has announced that its profits rose by 13.9 per cent in the 12 months until March 31st.

27 May

Changing energy provider 'a top money saving measure'

Changing energy provider 'a top money saving measure'

27 May

Buy-to-let property opportunities 'will rise over the next year'

Buy-to-let property opportunities 'will rise over the next year'

27 May

Households warned over barbecues

Households warned over barbecues

26 May

Energy supplier retains platinum status

Energy supplier retains platinum status

26 May

1 in 4 'look to DIY to increase property value'

1 in 4 'look to DIY to increase property value'

26 May

Women 'putting fashion before finances'

Women 'putting fashion before finances'

22 May

Holidaymakers burglary misery

Holidaymakers burglary misery

22 May

Rising fuel bills see households cut back

Rising fuel bills see households cut back

22 May

Consumers urged to challenge bank charges

Consumers urged to challenge bank charges

21 May

Mortgage advice 'could save borrowers money'

Mortgage advice 'could save borrowers money'

21 May

Energy customers 'want to be more efficient'

Energy customers 'want to be more efficient'

21 May

7m homes 'feature unfinished DIY projects'

7m homes 'feature unfinished DIY projects'

20 May

1 in 6 'have called in experts to fix DIY disasters'

1 in 6 'have called in experts to fix DIY disasters'

20 May

Watchdog gives evidence to inquiry

Watchdog gives evidence to inquiry

20 May

Lifetime mortgages 'a constant in a changing world'

Lifetime mortgages 'a constant in a changing world'

19 May

Lender resumes mortgage sales

Lender resumes mortgage sales

19 May

1 in 10 'plan to take cars abroad'

1 in 10 'plan to take cars abroad'

19 May

Energy supplier announces smart meter milestone

Energy supplier announces smart meter milestone

18 May

Complaints about British Gas 'fall'

Complaints about British Gas 'fall'

18 May

Mortgage brokers 'becoming more advisory'

Mortgage brokers 'becoming more advisory'

18 May

Over 70 per cent of drivers 'unable to repair their cars'

Over 70 per cent of drivers 'unable to repair their cars'

15 May

1.2m 'have no problem with lying about insurance'

1.2m 'have no problem with lying about insurance'

15 May

Uninsured drivers 'a major problem'

Uninsured drivers 'a major problem'

15 May

Energy supplier gives green grant to seabird centre

Energy supplier gives green grant to seabird centre

14 May

Perks 'not a decision-breaker' for mortgage borrowers

Perks 'not a decision-breaker' for mortgage borrowers

14 May

Consumers 'should not accept rising car insurance premiums'

Consumers 'should not accept rising car insurance premiums'

14 May

Energy customers to advise regulator

Energy customers to advise regulator

13 May

Green Energy UK launches new tariffs

Green Energy UK launches new tariffs

13 May

Nationwide cuts mortgage rates

Nationwide cuts mortgage rates

13 May

11m pet owners 'do not have insurance'

11m pet owners 'do not have insurance'

12 May

First-time buyers 'least affected by mortgage problems'

First-time buyers 'least affected by mortgage problems'

12 May

British Gas improves customer service

British Gas improves customer service

12 May

Consumers urged to fully insure jewellery

Consumers urged to fully insure jewellery

11 May

Treasury launches help for borrowers

Treasury launches help for borrowers

11 May

Energy supplier launches light bulb scheme

Energy supplier launches light bulb scheme

11 May

Pensions 'the main reason to talk to advisers'

Pensions 'the main reason to talk to advisers'

08 May

Consumers urged to put level of car insurance before price

Consumers urged to put level of car insurance before price

08 May

Utility costs 'a concern for those nearing retirement'

Utility costs 'a concern for those nearing retirement'

08 May

Travelling without insurance 'extremely foolish'

Travelling without insurance 'extremely foolish'

07 May

Football fans 'must not forget about travel insurance'

Football fans 'must not forget about travel insurance'

07 May

Men 'more likely to discuss finances than women'

Men 'more likely to discuss finances than women'

07 May

Scottish businesses 'want more advice on climate change'

Scottish businesses 'want more advice on climate change'

06 May

Energy supplier celebrates anniversary of fund scheme

Energy supplier celebrates anniversary of fund scheme

06 May

Over 4m adults 'do not have contents cover'

Over 4m adults 'do not have contents cover'

06 May

Over half of women 'paying into a pension'

Over half of women 'paying into a pension'

05 May

Insurance discounts available for sporting holidays

Insurance discounts available for sporting holidays

05 May

Scots 'less satisfied' with switching

Scots 'less satisfied' with switching

05 May

Homeowners 'consider move to the country'

Homeowners 'consider move to the country'

01 May

Lender to cut mortgage rates

Lender to cut mortgage rates

01 May

Tenants urged to get contents insurance

Tenants urged to get contents insurance

01 May

Technology 'to become more important to insurance industry'

Technology 'to become more important to insurance industry'