More hotel room discounts on the way after competition probe
Hotels and online travel agents in the UK will have more freedom to discount rooms following an OFT investigation
31 January 2014
Been affected by flooding? Tips for claiming on insurance
Homes in England have been flooded following the wettest January on record - our insurance tips can help you claim
30 January 2014
Games firms told to clean up their act over costly kids' apps
The Office of Fair Trading has told games producers they've got until 1 April to comply with new rules published today
30 January 2014
Theatre and concert ticket sites agree to show fees upfront
Theatre and concert-goers buying tickets from seven popular online sellers will see delivery and booking fees upfront
29 January 2014
Facebook pulls HotCrazyDeal ads after users lose money
Facebook has pulled ads for deals site HotCrazyDeal after users complained they lost money
28 January 2014
Hit by Lloyds, Halifax, TSB and Bank of Scotland glitch? Your rights explained
Some Lloyds, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and TSB customers were left without banking facilities for three hours yesterday
27 January 2014
Want to watch BT Sport on your TV? Sign up today to beat price rise
Thinking of getting BT broadband to watch BT Sport on your TV? Do it before 25 January to beat a price rise
24 January 2014
Speedy Cash 'preying on kids' by offering 'photos with Santa'
Speedy Cash handed out leaflets enticing families into payday loan shops with the promise of free photos with Santa
24 January 2014
O2 to hike its prices by 2.7% - what can you do about it?
O2's eight million pay monthly customers will be hit by a price rise of 2.7% from March
23 January 2014
Government delays ‘rip-off’ pension charge cap until 2015
The Government is delaying the introduction of a cap on 'rip-off' pension charges for at least a year
23 January 2014
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24 June 2022Free lateral flow tests in Wales will continue to be available for people showing Covid symptoms up until 30 July.
24 June 2022Private car park operators in England, Scotland and Wales will no longer be able to set fines above £50 in the majority of circumstances, under new rules set out by the Government.
You've got 100 days to use paper £20 and £50 notes before they become unusable - so check your pockets and down the back of sofas now23 June 2022Time is running out to check down the back of your sofa for any soon-to-be-discontinued paper £20 and £50 notes. There are only 100 days left before they become invalid but the latest figures from the Bank of England show there are almost £15 billion-worth of notes still around.
New Government-backed interest-free loan scheme to be rolled out across the UK from September – here’s how it works23 June 2022Vulnerable people who have been rejected from borrowing will apply to apply for a one-off no interest loan scheme (NILs) from September. The scheme aims to reach 20,000 struggling to pay off debt, with them being able to borrow anything from £100 to £2,000 – here’s how it’ll work.
Barclays to shut a further 15 bank branches this year - check if yours is closing and what your options are23 June 2022Barclays has announced another round of bank branch closures, with 15 more outlets set to shut by the end of the year. The latest closures mean Barclays will close 55 branches by the end of the year. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
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