Articles by Helen Knapman

Regulator warned about Carillion pension schemes in 2010

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 | News

Trustees of the main Carillion pension schemes wrote to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) requesting “formal intervention” in 2010, according to letters seen by the Work and Pensions Committee.

New Peter Rabbit coin and other Beatrix Potter designs to enter circulation

Monday, 19 February 2018 | News

Four new Beatrix Potter coin designs are to enter general circulation later this year, The Royal Mint has announced.

Three mobile users to be hit with 4% price hike

Monday, 19 February 2018 | News

Three has become the latest mobile provider to confirm that pay monthly customers will be hit with a 4% price hike from May.

Investigation launched into energy provider Iresa’s customer service

Friday, 16 February 2018 | News

An investigation has been launched by the energy regulator Ofgem into provider Iresa’s customer services processes.

O2 to hit 8.5m mobile users with 4% price hike

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | News

O2 has confirmed that around 8.5 million mobiles users will be hit with a 4% price hike from their April bills.

Half of households don’t want a smart meter

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | News

Nearly half of households (47%) don’t want a smart meter, the results of Moneywise.co.uk’s most recent poll reveals.

Moneywise users cautious about fingerprint and facial recognition payments

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | News

Moneywise.co.uk users are interested in using biometric technology to make payments, such as fingerprint and facial recognition, but are cautious about doing so.

Millions of EE customers to be hit with 4.1% mobile price hike

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 | News

Millions of EE pay monthly mobile and mobile broadband customers who joined or upgraded from 26 March 2014 will be hit with a 4.1% price hike from 30 March, the provider has announced.

‘Big Six brought energy price cap upon themselves’, say MPs

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | News

The Big Six energy providers have “brought the introduction of a price cap upon themselves”, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee, which is made up of a cross-party group of MPs, has concluded today....

Inflation unchanged at 3% - has it reached its peak?

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | News

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation remains unchanged at 3% in the year to January 2018, the Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) latest data reveals.