MSE News

June

British Airways pilots set to strike – your rights

Thousands of British Airways pilots are to be balloted for strike action in a dispute over pay - and could end up striking as early as August. It's unclear what disruption this could cause, but if it does go ahead here's what you need to know

23 August 2019

15 MoneySaving tips to beat the summer heatwave

Whether you want to bask in the upcoming forecast heatwave outdoors or simply keep cool, we've dug out the top MoneySaving ways to survive the sizzle

23 July 2019

Changing mobile provider? You can 'text-to-switch' from today

Mobile phone customers will be able to switch providers with a single, free text from Monday - meaning they won't have to speak to their current provider to cancel their contracts

1 July 2019

Airports hike 'kiss and fly' drop-off charges – how to beat them

Eight major airports across the UK have upped the cost of dropping off passengers over the last year, a MoneySavingExpert investigation reveals - and one now charges a whopping £7 for a 10-minute drop-off. But at most airports it's possible to beat the fees and drop off for free if you know where to go - we've full airport-by-airport help below

1 July 2019

'I started comping on the MSE Forum... and three months later won a trip to Everest'

A MoneySaver who was inspired by MSE founder Martin Lewis to start systematically 'comping' has won a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Everest base camp just three months later

28 June 2019

Barclaycard cans free overseas spending on top-pick Platinum Cashback Plus card

Customers who apply for the Barclaycard Platinum Cashback Plus card from today will pay a fee every time they buy something or withdraw cash overseas - but if you've already got the card you'll continue to be able to use it for free abroad

27 June 2019

Ipswich Building Society launches deals aimed at freeing 'mortgage prisoners'

A building society has launched a new kind of mortgage deal which could help so-called 'mortgage prisoners' by making affordability checks less strict

26 June 2019

Bathstore goes into administration – your rights

Bathroom retailer Bathstore has gone into administration, although it will continue to trade whilst a buyer is sought

26 June 2019

Southern Water to give customers a share of £123 million over 'shocking' failures

Southern Water is to pay £123 million back to customers following an investigation by regulator Ofwat

25 June 2019

'My home insurer upped my renewal from £140 to £1,600' – why you should NEVER auto-renew

A MoneySaver whose home insurance policy was due to end this month was shocked to find his premium would have shot up by more than 1,000% if he'd let it auto-renew

25 June 2019

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