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Holidaymakers who are away over Brexit will get healthcare costs covered

The UK Government has committed to continuing to cover the healthcare costs of UK travellers who have a trip to the EU that straddles Brexit day, if we leave without a deal on 31 October

25 September 2019

'I got £200 back in an hour': Thomas Cook customers start to get bank refunds

Customers who bought flights with collapsed travel firm Thomas Cook have spoken of their relief after being refunded within hours of complaining to their bank

24 September 2019

UCAS backs down over debt ads – but not enough

The university admissions service has partially backed down over the sending of emails which include advertising from a private student loan firm, but founder Martin Lewis is calling on it to go further.

24 September 2019

Revealed: Sainsbury's trial of 'New Nectar' loyalty scheme extended nationwide

Sainsbury's is quietly trialling its new Nectar loyalty scheme throughout the country, with shoppers across much of the UK now able to boost their points by pre-selecting offers on certain products, and can reveal a formal launch of the scheme is expected within weeks.

20 September 2019

Almost 80% of retail sales paid for by card

Shoppers paid for almost £300 billion of purchases on their credit and debit cards last year, according to data from the British Retail Consortium, while just £78 billion of purchases were paid for in cash

19 September 2019

Apple launches iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max – how to find the cheapest deals

Tech giant Apple has unveiled its range of new iPhones - the iPhone 11, the 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. It's also cut the price of its current models including the iPhone XR and iPhone 8.

19 September 2019

Former O2 customers refunded after being overcharged for exit fees

Former O2 customers who left the mobile provider as long as six years ago are being sent refunds for incorrect exit fees

18 September 2019

Water firms rapped for billing and service problems

Four water companies have been warned to curb a sharp rise in complaints from customers after problems with bills and disruption to services

18 September 2019

Martin: 'PPI's over, but I've THIRTEEN more ways you can reclaim £1,000s'

I'm no fan of a compensation culture. Instead MSE and I have long, proudly been at the forefront of reclaiming – that's getting YOUR money back when it shouldn't have been taken (or if you weren't paid what you should've been). Compensation is different, it's using the law to get extra money, often as a punishment.

17 September 2019

Smart meter rollout delayed until 2024

Energy suppliers are to be given an extra four years to offer smart meters to every home in the UK, under a new timetable announced by the Government this week.

17 September 2019