Competition watchdog to take further legal action against Viagogo
The competition watchdog has told secondary ticket site Viagogo that it will be asking a court to find it in contempt of court
5 September 2019
145 million old £1 coins still not returned – how to make them spendable again
Some 145 million old-style £1 coins still haven't been returned to the Royal Mint, more than 18 months after they went out of circulation
16 August 2019
M&S launches 25p discount for customers who bring their own lunchbox
Marks & Spencer customers buying fresh food at its Market Place counters will be given a 25p discount if they bring their own reusable containers
31 July 2019
Energy price cap for prepayment customers could be extended after smart meter delays
The competition watchdog has called for the prepayment price cap to stay in place after 2020 due to the slow roll-out of smart meters
31 July 2019
Toto Energy to take on majority of Solarplicity customers
Tens of thousands of Solarplicity customers will be moved over to Toto Energy in the coming days - here's what you need to know and how to check if you could switch and save
30 July 2019
Giffgaff fined after overcharging millions of customers
The mobile firm has been fined £1.4 million after an error meant about 2.6 million customers were overcharged by almost £2.9 million
30 July 2019
Hundreds of ex-Virgin One mortgage customers to get refunds – with some getting £1,000s back
Some ex-Virgin One mortgage customers are being refunded after a review found the information they were sent about the account could have been misinterpreted and may have led to them making decisions that could have cost them money - such as moving home or re-mortgaging
29 July 2019
Air traffic control issue causes disruption at Heathrow and Gatwick – what you need to know
Passengers are facing disruption due to a technical problem with the UK's air traffic control system
26 July 2019
Santander customers caught out by cash withdrawal fees at Spanish branch ATMs
Hundreds of ATMs at Santander branches in Spain are charging UK customers with current accounts at the bank to withdraw cash – even though withdrawals are usually free
26 July 2019
Revealed: Over a million could have saved on prescriptions with a 'season ticket' last year
More than a million patients in England paid more than they needed to for NHS prescriptions last year and could have saved an average of over £35 by getting a 'prescription prepayment certificate'
26 July 2019
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17 May 2022With record numbers lodging passport applications after putting off renewals during the pandemic, delays at the Passport Office are threatening to derail holidays for many. We round up your travel and compensation rights.
Households should ignore scam emails WRONGLY telling them to claim council tax rebates from energy regulator Ofgem17 May 2022Beware scam emails wrongly telling you to click a link to sign up for both a council tax rebate and an energy bill discount. It comes as MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has received several reports from individuals who've received these emails. Here's what you need to watch out for.
NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills17 May 2022NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.
17 May 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
Customers of collapsed rent-to-own firm BrightHouse unlikely to receive any form of refund - here are all the details16 May 2022Customers of collapsed rent to own company BrightHouse are unlikely to get any money back after the firm's joint administrators said the cost of refunding people would "far exceed" the money available.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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