Self-employed? Don't miss 31 January self-assessment tax return deadline
If you're one of the millions of taxpayers still to file their online self-assessment tax return, you've a month until the deadline. Most self-employed workers whose finances have been hit by coronavirus also have just over four weeks left to make any delayed so-called payments 'on account'
25 January 2021
New free GHIC replaces the EHIC – what you need to know
Holidaymakers who apply for a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to get free or discounted medical care while within the EU will now be given a UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC)
5 January 2021
'Tampon tax' abolished across the UK from today
The tax was scrapped on 1 January
1 January 2021
Major mobile firms have 'no plans' to bring back EU roaming charges – what you need to know
Fee-free mobile roaming when you travel to European Union countries will no longer be guaranteed from 1 January 2021, but major mobile operators have confirmed they have "no plans" to bring charges back now that a trade deal has been reached
30 December 2020
E.on takes 1.5 million payments early in Christmas billing blunder
E.on takes 1.5 million payments early in direct debit blunder
24 December 2020
TalkTalk to hike cost of home phone calls package by £24 a year
TalkTalk home phone customers with its Unlimited UK Calls Boost plan will see prices rise by £24 a year from January, the provider has confirmed. But you can cancel your contract penalty-free.TalkTalk landline customers with its Unlimited UK Calls Boost plan will see their bill jump by £24 a year from January. But if you're affected, the good news is you can simply cancel the calls plan penalty-free
23 December 2020
Tesco limits sales of toilet roll, eggs, rice and soap
Tesco has re-introduced restrictions on grocery sales, allowing shoppers to buy only three packs of certain items and just a single pack of toilet roll. However the supermarket and its rivals insist there are currently no product shortages and are urging customers to shop normally
23 December 2020
'Irresponsible' Klarna ads banned by advertising watchdog
Four 'irresponsible' Instagram posts promoting buy now, pay later service Klarna have been banned
23 December 2020
Amigo wants to limit guarantor loan mis-selling payouts to avoid going bust – what it means for you
Anyone with a current or future guarantor loan mis-selling claim from the sector's largest lender, Amigo Loans, may not get the full amount they're owed
22 December 2020
Lastminute.com, Teletext Holidays and Ryanair named and shamed after hideous results in major new MSE Covid travel refunds survey – action's needed
A major new survey by MoneySavingExpert.com has revealed which travel firms are least likely to have paid out full refunds for trips cancelled due to coronavirus
19 December 2020
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30 June 2022Homebuyers who purchase a new leasehold property will no longer have to pay ground rent from today, as long-awaited legislation kicks in. The move could result in savings of £100s a year for homeowners – though new and existing leaseholders still need to beware the dangers of a short lease, as we explain below.
Trying to open a Chase account? There's an up to five-week delay due to high demand - here's what you need to know30 June 2022App-only bank Chase has admitted there are delays of up to five weeks for new customers attempting to open a current account due to high demand. It comes after Chase launched its easy-access savings account - with a then market-leading rate of 1.5% - in March. Here's what you need to know.
Government orders UK airlines to cancel flights earlier rather than later to avoid further travel chaos? Here are your cancellation rights30 June 2022Easyjet and Tui have become the latest airlines to cancel flights at the last minute leaving passengers in the lurch during the school half-term holidays. If your flight is cancelled, you're due an alternative or a full refund. Plus, if it's less than 14 days before departure you could be owed £100s in compensation on top - here's all you need to know.
Shoppers unhappy as supermarket comparison site Trolley could be forced to close - here's what's happening28 June 2022Supermarket price comparison site Trolley is on the brink of shutting down over licensing issues. If it closes, hundreds of thousands of users will no longer be able to use it to save money when grocery shopping - here's what's happening.
28 June 2022Netflix has confirmed it will introduce a cheaper subscription plan for its users that includes adverts. We don't have all the details yet but here's what we do know.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
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