MoneySavingExpert News

May

Nectar's BP partnership to end in weeks – but Esso's joining the scheme

Nectar card-holders will no longer be able to collect points at BP garages after 31 May, but they will soon be able to get them at Esso, which is switching to Nectar from the Tesco Clubcard scheme

15 May 2019

New price cap on calls and texts to Europe kicks in today

The price of making an international call from the UK to an EU country will be capped at around 20p/min from today - but you're still likely to be able to save by calling via the internet

15 May 2019

Minister agrees Government must communicate better on student loans

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore has said the Government must communicate better on student loans, after MSE and top universities called for the current student loans statement to be scrapped

15 May 2019

Broadband, phone and TV firms must warn customers before they're out of contract

Broadband, TV, mobile and home phone companies must alert customers when their contracts end and tell them about the best available deals, under new rules announced by the communications watchdog today

15 May 2019

Virgin Mobile to increase prices – and furious customers find out during major outage

Virgin Mobile customers have expressed their displeasure at an upcoming price rise – revealed to them on a day a service issue meant many could not make calls, send texts or use data

14 May 2019

1.7 million NHS fines overturned

About 1.7 million fines wrongly handed out to people thought to be falsely claiming free NHS prescriptions or dental treatment have been overturned in England since 2014

14 May 2019

Urgent deadline for thousands to beat pension credit clampdown

Pensioners with younger partners lose the right to claim pension credit and housing benefit from Wed 15 May, which could cost some £7,000 a year

14 May 2019

Top universities and MSE call for current student loan statement to be scrapped

MoneySavingExpert.com and the Russell Group of universities is calling on the Government to scrap the current student loan statement

13 May 2019

Metro Bank queues after social media 'rumours' - are your savings safe?

Metro Bank has said "false rumours" were the reason customers queued outside some of its branches at the weekend to withdraw their possessions from safe deposit boxes

13 May 2019

Fashion chain Select falls into administration

Women's fashion chain Select has gone into administration

10 May 2019