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Are negative interest rates on the way? Martin's view as the Bank of England asks lenders if they're ready for them

The Bank of England has written to banks asking them to provide details on how they would cope if interest rates were cut to zero or even turned negative

12 October 2020

Tesco Clubcard customers will no longer be able to convert points into Avios from January

Tesco Clubcard customers will no longer be able to exchange Clubcard points for Avios from next January

12 October 2020

Job Support Scheme extended to pay wages at businesses shut down by coronavirus restrictions

Businesses whose premises are legally required to shut as part of new local or national restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus will receive grants to pay up to two-thirds of the wages of staff who cannot work, the Government has announced

9 October 2020

Premier Inn WILL now consider refunds for bookings hit by local lockdown travel restrictions

Premier Inn has said it will consider refunding customers who are unable to stay in hotels due to local lockdown travel restrictions – days after revealed some with less flexible bookings had been denied refunds

9 October 2020

Cineworld shuts cinemas temporarily from this week

Here's what you need to know if you've booked tickets, memberships and more

9 October 2020

Government taskforce to consider coronavirus testing for travellers to cut self-isolation time

A Government taskforce will consider how coronavirus testing could reduce the amount of time people need to quarantine for when returning to the UK from overseas

8 October 2020

Victory over debt threats as Government agrees to end distressing default letters

The Government has today agreed to change old laws which force lenders to send intimidating letters to people struggling with debt, in a key campaign victory for the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute charity set up by founder Martin Lewis

7 October 2020

Tonik Energy stops trading – what you need to know

The gas and electricity supplier that has about 130,000 domestic customers has stopped trading

6 October 2020

State pension age rises to 66

The official state pension age has now hit 66 – and is set to rise further in the coming years

6 October 2020

'I got £2,600 in expired Childcare Vouchers back': Can you reclaim lost vouchers like MSE Jenny did?

Parents are losing £100s or even £1,000s in Childcare Vouchers because they expire – yet if this does happen, it's easy to reclaim the money

5 October 2020