MoneySavingExpert News

July

Amazon launches free grocery deliveries for Prime members in some areas

Amazon's online grocery delivery service will now offer 'free' delivery on orders of £40+ to Prime members living in certain postcodes in London and the south east – but don't automatically assume it offers the best deal

29 July 2020

Regulator to ban interest rate-linked car finance commission

The financial regulator has announced it will ban commission models that give car finance dealers an incentive to raise customers’ costs from next year

28 July 2020

First-ever financial education textbook to hit schools in Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland, funded by Martin

The first-ever financial education textbook to hit schools in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – part funded by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis – has been announced today, following the successful roll out of the original version in England

28 July 2020

More broadband firms agree to cut prices for vulnerable and out-of-contract customers after Ofcom review

EE, Plusnet and Sky have become the latest broadband firms to commit to doing more to help vulnerable and out-of-contract customers, as part of an Ofcom review which the watchdog claims could result in total savings for consumers of £270 million per year

28 July 2020

Prices to rise for 100,000s of Plusnet broadband and phone customers

Hundreds of thousands of Plusnet broadband and phone line rental customers who are out of contract will see an inflation-linked price rise in October – though if you're affected, you can leave penalty-free

27 July 2020

Government looking at boosting consumer protection when a supplier goes bust

The Government's consulting on improving consumer protection around goods they may pay for but not receive when a supplier goes bust

27 July 2020

Virtual will witnessing to be made legal during coronavirus pandemic

Until now, will witnessing has had to be in person

25 July 2020

New five-day fast-track passport renewal to help those stuck in the backlog

Applicants are facing delays because of the coronavirus pandemic

24 July 2020

Insurers set to offer payment holidays and premium reviews until October

Measures introduced to help insurance customers struggling during the pandemic are set to be extended until the end of October

24 July 2020

Interest rates on Club Lloyds and Bank of Scotland Vantage accounts to be slashed

Lloyds and Bank of Scotland customers will earn less interest on Club Lloyds and Vantage accounts from October

23 July 2020