More protection for money transfer scam victims from May
Bank customers who are tricked into transferring cash to fraudsters will have more protection from the end of May
19 May 2020
Got a Hotpoint or Indesit washing machine? Your rights as 100,000s of machines are recalled
Whirlpool is preparing to issue a product recall of up to 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines found to pose a fire safety risk – here are your rights if your machine's affected
16 January 2020
National living wage to rise to £8.72 in April
The national living wage paid to workers aged 25 and over will rise from £8.21/hour to £8.72/hour from April, the Government has announced
31 December 2019
New online student loan repayment service to launch in 2020
A new online student loan repayment service will launch in 2020 to give graduates more up-to-date information about their loans, largely replacing paper statements
30 December 2019
Bus passengers across England to get better info on routes, timetables and fares
All bus passengers in England should soon be able to get accurate information about prices, routes and timetables, after the Government announced plans for a new project to make bus firms share data
27 December 2019
Council tax bills may rise by up to 4% from April
Some local authorities in England will be able to raise council tax by up to 4% in April 2020
23 December 2019
British Gas takes on Breeze Energy customers
Breeze Energy, a small energy supplier with about 18,000 domestic customers, has stopped trading, the regulator Ofgem has announced
23 December 2019
NatWest and RBS breaking new overdraft rules
RBS and NatWest are still including overdrafts when telling customers their 'available balance', despite new rules banning this
19 December 2019
Your bank account's 'available funds' can no longer include your overdraft from today
Rules coming into force today mean that a bank can no longer include your overdraft when telling you your 'available balance' or 'available funds'.
18 December 2019
Over 700,000 RBS customers owed compensation after being overcharged on currency exchanges
The customers are owed compensation worth £40 million after being overcharged between 2010 and 2014
18 December 2019
13 October 2021
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free school meals and change their driving licence details in one place18 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
15 October 2021The UK advertising watchdog has banned an advert issued by Voxi, a subsidiary of Vodafone, for "misleading" customers over data and pricing.
15 October 2021Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Monday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.
15 October 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
12 October 2021
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