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January

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers unable to make Faster Payments

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have apologised to customers after many reported being unable to make payments today

18 January 2019

Councils taking days to repair severe potholes

Councils' targets for fixing the most severe potholes on their roads vary wildly, with repairs taking minutes in some areas and up to three days elsewhere, according to new data

18 January 2019

Sale of 30,000 former Economy Energy customers to another supplier blocked by regulator

Ofgem says the deal between collapsed Economy Energy and small provider E may no longer be effective

17 January 2019

Mastercard customers to get warnings when free trials end

The new service will come in for all cardholders globally this year

17 January 2019

Driving to Europe post-Brexit? You'll need a 'green card' if there's no deal

UK motorists planning to drive to other European countries will need to get a 'green card' in the event of a no-deal Brexit, insurers have warned - and you'll need to apply for one at least a month ahead

17 January 2019

Letting fees to be banned from June

Landlords and letting agents in England are set to be banned from charging tenants letting fees from 1 June

17 January 2019

Europcar customers left waiting for refunds after double-billing blunder

Europcar says an IT issue occurred on 27 December

17 January 2019

Saga to axe Platinum travel credit card

Over-50s financial provider Saga has announced it's closing its Platinum credit card in March, and customers have been told any outstanding balance will be "due and owing in full at that point". If you can't pay it off by then, your debt may be transferred but your interest rate could rise - here's what we know so far

16 January 2019

BT promises a year without broadband or phone price hikes

BT says prices for its millions of broadband, mobile or line rental customers will be frozen until March 2020

15 January 2019

New pension credit rules could cost some with younger partners £7,000 a year

Pensioners who live in a couple will only be able to make a new claim for pension credit when both partners are over the state pension age, under new rules to come into effect in May

15 January 2019

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