MoneySavingExpert News

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

Cyberpunk 2077 video game hit with complaints of glitches - how to get a refund

Scores of gamers have reported that the highly anticipated new game Cyberpunk 2077 has failed to live up to expectations - and Sony has even set-up a dedicated refund page and pulled it off sale from the PlayStation store. If you're unhappy, here's how to try and get a refund

18 December 2020

Funeral providers told to give upfront prices to prevent vulnerable people from being ripped-off

Funeral providers have been told to disclose prices more clearly and to let customers know pricing in advance. These are just some of the measures unveiled by the UK’s competition watchdog in a bid to prevent vulnerable people from being ripped-off

18 December 2020

Martin Lewis video: Which are the best children's savings accounts?

Martin spoke about the issue on his show yesterday

18 December 2020

London Capital & Finance investors given compensation hope under new Government scheme

London Capital & Finance (LCF) investors have been given compensation hope after the announcement that HM Treasury will set up a scheme for those who lost money when the bond firm went bust. It comes as a damning report reveals the firm hadn't been effectively supervised by the financial watchdog

17 December 2020

Taking your dog or cat to the EU or Northern Ireland next year? They'll need a new animal health certificate

Pet owners hoping to take their pooch, cat or ferret to the European Union (EU) or Northern Ireland after Brexit have been warned current pet passports won't be valid from 1 January 2021

17 December 2020

Furlough scheme extended again until end of April

The furlough scheme set up to support those whose jobs have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic has been extended another month and will now run until the end of April 2021, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today. And businesses will now be able to apply for Government support schemes including bounce back loans until the end of March

17 December 2020