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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

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

Halifax Rewards changing soon – is it worth bagging the new deal?

Halifax is to overhaul its popular Reward current account from 1 June 2020, increasing the cash you can earn each month but adding a £3/mth fee for some

12 May 2020

Government to organise rescue flights for Brits stranded abroad

The Government and commercial airlines have formed a new arrangement to rescue tens of thousands of Britons stranded abroad by coronavirus, the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced.

30 March 2020

Carluccio's collapses into administration

Italian-inspired restaurant and deli chain Carluccio's has entered administration, due to problems "exacerbated by Covid-19"

30 March 2020

Rent-to-own retailer BrightHouse collapses

Rent-to-own chain BrightHouse has collapsed into administration after shops had to be shut due to coronavirus

30 March 2020

Next, River Island and TK Maxx stop taking online orders

Three major high street retailers have voluntarily closed their online stores in the wake of the UK lockdown to protect staff working in warehouses and distribution centres

28 March 2020

Amigo Loans suspends most new lending due to coronavirus

Subprime lender Amigo Loans will temporarily only accept new applications to borrow from key workers in "emergency situations", blaming the move on the coronavirus

27 March 2020

Homebuyers and renters urged to delay property moves

The Government has urged those with imminent house moves to delay their moving date while measures are in place to stop the spread of coronavirus

27 March 2020

Home-movers impacted by coronavirus to be offered mortgage extensions by lenders

Home movers whose moving process has been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak are set to be offered mortgage extensions by their lenders, it has been announced today

26 March 2020