MoneySavingExpert News

May

Jamie Oliver restaurants in administration – list of closures & your gift card rights

Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain – which includes Jamie's Italian, Barbecoa and Fifteen – have collapsed into administration, and the administrators KPMG have closed 22 of his 25 eateries.

22 May 2019

EE and BT Mobile customers report network problems

Hundreds of EE and BT Mobile customers have been reporting problems making and receiving calls this morning

21 May 2019

Got a Huawei phone? Your rights as Google prepares to restrict its use of Android

If you've a Huawei smartphone you may struggle to download some future versions of the Android operating system, and there are questions over whether you'll continue to get some security updates, after Google restricted the Chinese tech giant's access to the software. Here's what we know so far about what's happening and your rights

21 May 2019

Booking a holiday with Thomas Cook, Tui etc? How to make sure you're protected

Travel firms have been facing turbulent times due to factors including Brexit. Here are some steps to boost your protection

21 May 2019

Record numbers switched electricity supplier last month

A record 668,000 customers switched their electricity supplier last month, new figures reveal

20 May 2019

More banks to let you freeze your card – check if you can

Nationwide now lets you freeze your card if you temporarily lose it, with the Co-op Bank set to follow next year

17 May 2019

Steep rise in payday loan claims – but 1,000s are being stung by unnecessary fees

The number of complaints against payday loan firms soared by 130% in the past year, new figures from the the financial watchdog show. But the majority of claimants are using claims management firms, meaning they won't get the full compensation payout if successful.

16 May 2019

Virgin Mobile to offer free data or day's refund after outage

Virgin Mobile customers who were affected by Tuesday's outage will be offered free data or compensation, the firm has announced

16 May 2019

Energy firm apologises after offering £10 for five-star reviews

Small energy supplier Eversmart Energy has apologised after 1,000 customers were sent an email offering an incentive for leaving a five-star review

16 May 2019

Surge in parking tickets issued by private firms

Almost seven million sets of motorists' details have been handed over to private parking firms in the last year - a rise of more than one million compared to the year before

16 May 2019