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
Martin's five-minute Wallet Workout to gain pounds
Including slash credit card interest
Warning. Avoid the savings tax trap
Higher-interest fixes mean it's now a risk
Fixed-rate energy deals are back
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Bank of England increases base rate to 4.25% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings28 March 2023The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 4% to 4.25%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.
Martin Lewis: One week ISA 'use it or lose it' warning28 March 2023Interest rates are up, so ISAs are back for many - yet you need to sort them by 5 April (or likely sooner).
Boots to cut Advantage points earned on spending – here's what's happening28 March 2023Boots is to cut the number of loyalty points shoppers using its Advantage Card scheme can earn from May.
New cost of living payments to start on 25 April – here's who qualifies, how much you'll get and if you need to apply27 March 2023Millions of the UK's poorest households will start to receive the first third of their £900 cost of living payment from 25 April, the Government has confirmed today. Here's all you need to know on whether you're eligible and when you'll get your payment.
Ovo launches one-year fixed tariff – Martin Lewis gives his quick analysis on if it's worth considering27 March 2023Almost every household has been charged the same price for their energy over the last year under the Energy Price Cap (EPC) and the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG), with no cheaper fixed deals to switch to. That has now changed, with Ovo launching a one-year fix for existing customers that undercuts the EPG level of £2,500 a year.
Martin Lewis: Is it time to ban unnecessary Christmas presents?5 December 2022Update 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: The one thing everyone aged over 66 needs to know29 November 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.
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