MSE News

February

Sky to hike broadband and TV prices for millions

Millions of Sky broadband and TV customers will see their bills rise from April

18 February 2020

Premium Bond prize rate to be cut to 1.3%

Premium Bond holders will have a lower chance of winning a prize from May, while those with NS&I savings products will see their interest rates cut

18 February 2020

British Gas to drop minimum top-up for prepayment energy customers back to £1

British Gas will be reversing its decision to increase the min top-up for prepayment customers from £1 to £5

17 February 2020

First Direct tops latest official banking league table

First Direct has pipped Metro Bank to the post to top the latest official banking service league table, while RBS took the wooden spoon for the fourth time

17 February 2020

Over a million families could be missing out on Tax-Free Childcare

Over one million families could be missing out on £1,000s per year in Government childcare help, as a new report for HMRC admits that take-up of the Tax-Free Childcare scheme has been lower than anticipated

17 February 2020

TSB to cut Classic Plus current account interest to 1.5%

TSB is to cut the interest on its Classic Plus current account from 3% AER to 1.5% AER from May

17 February 2020

Metro Bank to hike overdraft interest rates to 34%

Metro Bank has announced it will be more than doubling the interest rate it charges on overdrafts from April, with customers set to pay 34%. But as the bank also scrapped its £10 flat fee for unarranged overdrafts back in December, many unarranged overdraft users will pay less than they did previously

14 February 2020

Broadband, phone and TV firms must now warn you when you're out of contract – but don't wait to switch

Broadband, TV, mobile and home-phone companies must alert customers when they're close to the end of their contract or out of contract under new rules from the regulator

14 February 2020

'I got on a TV game show thanks to MSE's tips – and won £2,740'

A MoneySaver fulfilled a lifelong ambition by going on a TV game show and won £2,740 – after reading our tips on how to boost your chances of getting selected for one

14 February 2020

BT to raise broadband, landline and mobile prices for millions next month

Some BT customers will see the cost of their broadband, mobile and landline monthly plans go up by 1.3% in March even if they're still within their minimum contract term, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

13 February 2020

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