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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17 September 2021Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test before they depart for England from 4 October. In addition, they'll only need to take a cheaper lateral flow test on arrival to England from later next month under an overhaul to the 'traffic light' travel system. Eight destinations will also come off the red list from 22 September.
17 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
16 September 2021The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.
16 September 2021Teletext Holidays and its sister company Alpharooms have agreed to refund £7 million to thousands of customers still waiting to get their money back after their package holidays were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. Here's how to make a claim.
'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the fifth grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know16 September 2021100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
16 August 2021
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