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Revealed: GPs charging domestic violence survivors £100+ to sign legal aid forms

People who've suffered domestic violence can be charged more than £100 by their GP for supporting legal aid applications

Autumn Statement 2016: Insurance premiums likely to rise for millions after new tax hike

Millions of households and motorists are likely to be hit with higher insurance premiums from next June

Government to ban pensions cold-calling

A ban on cold calling "cowboys" who target savers’ pension pots will be proposed by the Government this week

Bosses of nuisance call companies to face fines of up to £500,000

Directors of companies that plague people with nuisance calls will be slapped with fines of up to £500,000

Household costs on the rise as inflation hits 1% – but there are plenty of ways to make savings

The rising cost of clothing, hotel stays and petrol has fuelled the highest rate of UK inflation in almost two years

Compensation to be made compulsory for train delays of over 15 minutes

The DfT has unveiled its 'Delay Repay 15' scheme that'll pay compensation for delays of more than 15 minutes

Stop GPs charging people in debt crisis up to £150 for mental health paperwork!

Money and Mental Health wants doctors to stop charging people with mental health problems to fill in debt help forms

Money Advice Service and pension advice services to be replaced by new single body

The Money Advice Service and two existing pension advice services will be merged into a new single body

Mobile networks agree to scrap unlocking charges

All major mobile networks have dropped unlocking charges for pay monthly customers outside their minimum contract term

Refunds for packed trains and broken toilets now a possibility following legal extension – what you need to know

Train passengers may now be able to claim a refund for issues other than delays – such as overcrowding and broken loos

'Mum was living with someone with dementia so she got £3,000 council tax back.' Can you reclaim?

10,000s of people who've lived with someone with a 'severe mental impairment' may be able to reclaim council tax

Revealed: Hidden 27% rise in university costs for parents of new starters in England

Parents of students going to university are facing a large hidden hike in the amount they are expected to contribute