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Ebay shakes up seller fees and switches to direct payments – what you need to know

eBay sellers will soon be paid directly into their bank rather than into PayPal accounts. It means PayPal will no longer take a slice of your earnings, but eBay’s hiking fees. We explain the full details on what's happening and who the winners and losers

26 November 2020

Wedding firms warned over "unfair" coronavirus refund policies

Several wedding firms have been warned by the competition watchdog after concerns that couples still aren't receiving fair refunds for weddings which couldn't go ahead during the coronavirus pandemic

26 November 2020

Inflation shake-up delayed until 2030 - what it means for pensions, student loans and more

Pension savers could see their pots fall from 2030 as a result of a shake-up to how inflation is calculated. But rail passengers and student loan borrowers are likely to be better off

25 November 2020

Spending Review 2020: National living wage to increase by 2.2% this April

The national living wage will rise from £8.72 to £8.91 an hour and will be extended to workers aged 23 and over from April 2021, the Chancellor has announced

25 November 2020

Tesco to axe Now TV Clubcard boost in January

Streaming service Now TV is to end its partnership with Tesco Clubcard in January - so you won't be able to convert your Clubcard vouchers into credit to spend with Now TV after then

25 November 2020

Period products to be handed out for free to everyone in Scotland in 'world first'

People in Scotland will soon be able to get free period products under law in a move it claims is a world first

25 November 2020

HSBC and First Direct cut regular savings rates to 1%

HSBC and First Direct have cut the interest paid on their regular savings accounts from 2.75% to 1% for new customers, just days after warned a rate reduction was on the cards

24 November 2020

Travellers arriving in England to be able to cut quarantine if they pay for coronavirus test

Travellers arriving in England will soon be able to cut the 14-day mandatory quarantine period by more than half if they take a coronavirus test five days after coming into the country and get a negative result

24 November 2020

First mortgage prisoners FREED under new affordability rules after MSE campaign

One of the first homeowners to be released has told us he's saving almost £500/month as a result

24 November 2020

Supermarket Christmas delivery dates revealed - when to book

Christmas supermarket delivery slots are likely to be in high demand this year, with some already selling out, so we've rounded up when you need to book at the major chains

24 November 2020

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