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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Energy bills set to rocket for millions later this year as experts predict £100+/yr price cap rise – check if you can beat hikes by switching11 June 2021Around 11 million households on standard energy tariffs are likely to see huge price rises this winter, with industry experts Cornwall Insight predicting an increase of more than £100/yr to regulator Ofgem's price cap. But many can beat the hikes and save £100s by switching now.
11 June 2021Monzo users shopping at Tesco stores across the country may have been charged twice after a "technical error". Tesco says it is investigating and adds that it aims to reverse duplicate transactions within a day. Affected Monzo customers can also reverse payments via its banking app. Here's what you need to know.
10 June 2021Thousands of savers hoping to transfer to Nationwide's 'Member Exclusive Fixed Rate ISA' are facing delays, with some waiting as long as three months. It comes after the building society was inundated with requests for the new account, which was a MoneySavingExpert.com best buy at the time of its launch in March.
Thousands of Lifetime ISA bonus payments delayed ahead of stamp duty deadline after HMRC technical error9 June 2021Thousands of Lifetime ISA savers have had their 25% bonus payments delayed by over a week after a HMRC "technical error". It means some first-time buyers looking to purchase a home before the stamp duty holiday ends this month could be left as much as £1,000 out of pocket, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal.
Furniture Village customer? Here's the latest on orders and shoppers' details after it was hit by a cyber attack9 June 2021Customers are facing delays as Furniture Village orders have been disrupted after it was hit by a cyber attack. Orders are now being rescheduled but shoppers should consider changing online passwords and remaining alert for suspicious activity as it's unclear if personal information is at risk.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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