Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section as well as writing for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper.
28 March 2014 11:51 PM
There was a small but significant court victory for consumers this week. Richard Durkin won a 16-year legal battle over a laptop he bought from PC World.
28 March 2014 11:49 PM
People struggling with energy bills in England are handed only around a tenth as much government help as Scottish and Welsh neighbours. The shocking regional divide was unveiled in a fuel poverty report published yesterday.
28 March 2014 11:48 PM
Consumer groups want the City regulator to bare its teeth and tackle payday lenders, writes Simon Read
28 March 2014 11:48 PM
The much-criticised Money Advice Service is to face an independent investigation set up by the Government.
28 March 2014 11:47 PM
Ah, has the troubled mutual insurer finally agreed compensation for its fed-up policyholders?
28 March 2014 11:44 PM
The Spanish-owned bank Santander was this week fined £12.4m for giving customers poor investment advice.
28 March 2014 11:42 PM
Organic yoghurt company Rachel's is giving away 10,000 Royal Doulton bowl and serving board sets worth £65 on selected promotional packs of its new Greek Style natural yoghurt range, which includes set yoghurt, low fat yoghurt and fat-free yoghurt.
28 March 2014 11:37 PM
Concerned readers have been in touch about future care costs. They are worried about the financial burden they could put on families
28 March 2014 12:26 AM
People struggling with energy bills in England are handed only around a tenth as much Government help as their Scottish and Welsh neighbours. That shocking regional divide is unveiled in a new fuel poverty report published today.
28 March 2014 12:15 AM
But 0.75 per cent limit is welcomed by consumer groups and advisers
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
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