MoneySavingExpert News

January

Post Office fined £175,000 by Ofcom for overcharging customers with impairments

Post Office has been fined £175,000 by communications regulator Ofcom for over-charging customers with hearing or speech impairments who made telephone calls using a relay service

14 January 2020

Gambling on credit cards to be banned from April

Gambling businesses will be banned from allowing consumers in England, Scotland and Wales to use credit cards to gamble from April

14 January 2020

Flybe 'holds rescue talks with the Government' – latest info and your rights

UK airline Flybe has reportedly held crunch talks with the Government in a bid to save the airline from collapse

14 January 2020

Leasehold reform proposals could save homeowners £1,000s

Millions of homeowners looking to extend their lease or purchase their freehold could save £1,000s under new proposals published by the Law Commission, though any changes are likely to be a long way off.

10 January 2020

Train passengers still struggling to buy railcards weeks after website update

Some train passengers have been left unable to buy or renew their railcards online for weeks, due to ongoing "technical issues" with the Railcards website

10 January 2020

Dixons Carphone hit with £500,000 fine after data breach

The ICO has hit Dixons Carphone with the fine.

10 January 2020

Banks to have single easy-access savings rate on old accounts under new proposals announced today

Banks will have to set a single rate across all their easy-access accounts under new rules proposed by the financial watchdog today

9 January 2020

Barclays announces overdraft shake-up with interest rates of 35%

Barclays will be replacing its daily overdraft fees with a single interest rate of 35% from March - we've full info on whether you'll pay more or less after the changes

8 January 2020

Warning. Tandem to end fee-free cashback credit card in March – should you pay £6/month to keep it?

Challenger bank Tandem has announced it is to start charging for its popular cashback credit card, with existing customers unable to use their cards from 9 March unless they pay a £5.99/mth membership fee

8 January 2020

Virgin Media to give a million customers free broadband speed boost

Just over one million Virgin Media customers will get a free broadband speed boost and be upgraded to the firm's M100 package, meaning they'll get average broadband speeds of 108Mbps

7 January 2020