'Bounce back loans' – help for small businesses and income support for those missing out elsewhere, eg, limited company directors and self-employed
Small businesses can now apply for a new 100% state-backed loan worth up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months
1 April 2021
MSE launches 'Academoney' financial education course with the Open University
MoneySavingExpert.com is today launching the The Academoney, or more formally the MSE Academy of Money - a new, free adult online financial education course provided jointly with the Open University
19 January 2021
Revealed: Santander 123 customers face DOUBLE rate drop
Santander is to cut the interest rate on its 123 current account AGAIN in August, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
20 October 2020
Can I get a refund on static caravan fees if I can't use it due to coronavirus?
We're looking into what rights you have as a static caravan owner
1 July 2020
BT Sport offers 50% bill credit for June as Premier League announces return
BT Sport customers will be able to get a 50% bill credit on their subscriptions next month, with Premier League football now set to return on 17 June
1 June 2020
Government's self-employment support scheme extended – what you need to know
The Government's Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended and will pay out another single grant covering three months, the Chancellor has announced today. It's also said this will be the final grant from the scheme
29 May 2020
Government announces furlough scheme changes – what you need to know
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a series of changes to the Government's furlough scheme today, including workers being able to go back part-time from July. Here's what you need to know
29 May 2020
Sky Sports set to end subscription 'pause' for customers next month
Sky Sports customers who have "paused" their subscription during the coronavirus pandemic are set to be billed from 19 June, if moves to kick off live sport again go ahead as planned
27 May 2020
Nationwide loan payment holidays accidentally reported as missed payments to credit reference agencies
The lender uploaded wrong data which it's now fixed
22 May 2020
Mis-sold Wage Day Advance payday loan customers will get back less than 6% of compensation claims
Compensation will be just 5.68p in every £1 as administrator KPMG says there's no more money available for claims
22 May 2020
16 June 2021
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18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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