MoneySavingExpert News

2020

Top 15+ holiday destinations from the UK – where can you still travel to?

We've looked at the top tourist destinations to sort out where you can go without needing to quarantine

5 April 2021

'Bounce back loans' – help for small businesses and income support for those missing out elsewhere, eg, limited company directors and self-employed

Small businesses can now apply for a new 100% state-backed loan worth up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months

1 April 2021

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

Barclaycard to hike minimum payments in major credit card shake-up

Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply in January – in some cases by up to a third – as part of a major overhaul of its terms which will also see fees for withdrawing cash and busting credit limits scrapped, plus a total block on gambling

25 January 2021

MSE launches 'Academoney' financial education course with the Open University

MoneySavingExpert.com is today launching the The Academoney, or more formally the MSE Academy of Money - a new, free adult online financial education course provided jointly with the Open University

19 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