MoneySavingExpert News

October

Government scraps planned probate fees hike

The Government has reversed its decision to change probate fees, which would have seen some bereaved families pay almost £6,000 extra

14 October 2019

Vodafone customers wrongly told they owe £1,000s after using phones abroad

Vodafone customers have been incorrectly told they owe £1,000s for phone use abroad due to a "technical issue"

14 October 2019

'I cut my bills by £100s after being made redundant by Thomas Cook – here's how'

A former Thomas Cook pilot has cut his bills down by almost £200/month after being made redundant – and is encouraging others in his situation to do the same.

11 October 2019

NatWest and RBS to cancel 1,000s of PPI policies – check if you need yours

NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank will cancel thousands of customers' PPI policies from 11.59pm on 29 December – if you need a policy, you'll have to find another provider.

10 October 2019

New £20 note unveiled ahead of February release

The design for the new polymer £20 note – set to be released in February next year – has been unveiled by the Bank of England

10 October 2019

Shell Energy to buy Green Star Energy

Shell Energy has announced it plans to buy Green Star Energy, taking one of the largest suppliers outside the big six to almost one million customers.

9 October 2019

TalkTalk broadband emails banned by advertising watchdog

Two TalkTalk emails which told customers "your broadband isn’t keeping up with you" have been banned by the advertising watchdog

9 October 2019

Barclays customers won't be able to withdraw cash from Post Office branches

Barclays customers will no longer be able to withdraw cash at Post Office branches from January.

8 October 2019

PPI scammers still calling more than a month after the reclaiming deadline

MoneySavers are continuing to receive scam PPI calls from fraudsters - even though the reclaiming deadline for most people was more than a month ago

7 October 2019

HSBC and First Direct slash regular saver rates

HSBC and sister bank First Direct have cut the interest rate on their regular savers from 5% AER to 2.75% AER.

4 October 2019