MoneySavingExpert News

October

Monzo launches packaged account with £15/mth fee – but is it worth it?

It comes with travel and mobile insurance, as well as interest and budgeting features

20 October 2020

Government extends energy price cap until end of 2021 – but most can save £100s more by switching

Some 11 million households on standard tariffs are covered by the price cap, currently £1,042/yr for a typical gas and elec household

20 October 2020

Apple launches iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max – how to find the cheapest deals

The tech giant has unveiled its new premium handset range, while cutting the price of the now-older iPhone 11, SE and XR

20 October 2020

New measures to help vulnerable energy customers revealed

Energy firms will have to offer emergency credit to prepayment customers who are struggling to top up their meters under a package of new measures revealed by regulator Ofgem, designed to help vulnerable customers stay connected

19 October 2020

British Airways fined £20m for data breach that affected more than 400,000 customers

The information watchdog has fined British Airways £20m for failing to protect the personal and financial details of some of its customers during a data breach in 2018

16 October 2020

Italy added to UK's quarantine list

Travellers returning to the UK from Italy, San Marino and Vatican City will have to self-isolate for 14 days from 4am on Sunday 18 October

15 October 2020

Shoppers to be able to get cashback without buying anything under new proposals

Consumers would be able to get cashback from shops without making a purchase under new Government proposals, which are designed to protect access to cash

15 October 2020

Ikea will 'buy back' customers' old furniture – but is it a good deal?

Furniture giant Ikea will allow customers to trade in their old items in return for vouchers to be spent in store under a new scheme

14 October 2020

Veterans' Railcard launches today

A new railcard giving military veterans a third off most train travel has gone on sale today

14 October 2020

Klarna sparks confusion after 'incorrectly' sending emails

The information watchdog says it is "making enquiries" after buy-now-pay-later firm Klarna mistakenly sent its newsletter to consumers who shouldn't have received it

13 October 2020