Coronavirus travel rights
We'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.
26 September 2022
Coronavirus finance & bills help
Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
1 January 2022
Can I get help towards my child's school uniform costs?
If you're on a low income, you could get as much as £200 a year towards the cost of your child's school uniform – saving you £100s or even £1,000s (if you have more than one child) over their school years
13 October 2021
'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the fifth grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know
100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
1 October 2021
Coronavirus Employees' Help
If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.
1 October 2021
Coronavirus Universal Credit & Benefits
If you're suddenly unable to work due to the coronavirus crisis, or you've been laid off, this guide looks at what benefits you can claim, what you're entitled to under universal credit plus tells you how to make a claim.
1 October 2021
Coronavirus Self-Employed & Small Limited Company Help
If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
1 October 2021
Coronavirus Life-in-Lockdown Help
The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more
9 August 2021
What are your rights to a refund if you need to cancel or change a wedding?
Including can you reschedule, what do insurers cover and will you get a refund?
8 July 2021
Google Photos to stop offering unlimited free storage
Google Photos will stop giving users unlimited free online storage for photos and videos from 1 June - meaning those who routinely use the service may need to start paying fees or saving photos elsewhere.
28 May 2021
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Welsh households on universal credit and other benefits can get £200 to help with energy bills – check if you're eligible and how to apply27 September 2022More than 400,000 low-income households in Wales can get a non-repayable £200 cash grant to put towards their energy bills this winter.
£150 cost of living disability payment hit by delays, Department for Work and Pensions admits - though most to be paid by early October27 September 2022The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has admitted there's been a delay with handing out the £150 one-off cost of living payment to those on disability benefits, however has said that everyone will have had it by the October deadline as expected.
27 September 2022The Bank of England has increased the base rate to 2.25% from 1.75%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and influences what borrowers pay and savers earn.
27 September 2022Millions of households in Britain will get £400 this winter to help with rising energy bills as part of the Government's 'Energy Bills Support Scheme'. Exactly how you'll be paid this money depends on your supplier and how you pay for your energy bills.
Mortgage lenders lengthen product transfer periods to allow homeowners to lock in new deals earlier – here's what you need to know27 September 2022Several major lenders have increased how far in advance existing borrowers can lock in a new mortgage deal as interest rates rise. It comes as many homeowners look to start the process of lining up a new mortgage earlier than usual, hoping to get a cheaper deal and stay ahead of future rate hikes after the base rate hit 2.25% in September.
9 August 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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