Millions of 4G smartphone owners may be due up to £30 payout after claims handset prices were inflated
Around 29 million 4G Apple and Samsung smartphone owners in the UK could be entitled to a payout of up to £30 if a collective action case by Which? is successful - although there are no guarantees. It comes after the consumer group claimed inflated manufacturing costs were passed onto consumers
20 May 2022
Sky to hike broadband, TV and home phone prices by up to £72/yr
Millions of Sky broadband, TV and home phone customers will be hit with price hikes, but some may be able to leave contracts penalty-free
1 April 2021
Plusnet ditches its line rental saver - meaning 10,000s face paying £30/yr more
If you're on the line rental saver currently, you won't pay any more until your minimum contract term expires, but when it does you'll be switched to paying line rental monthly, which costs just over £30/year more.
26 February 2021
Martin Lewis: 'How to get £200's worth of Nectar points for free'
Shoppers can boost their Nectar points to save £100s at Sainsbury's
26 February 2021
NHS prescription costs in England to rise by 20p to £9.35 an item from April
The NHS prescription charge in England will increase by 20p to £9.35 from 1 April, it's been confirmed. The cost of prescription prepayment certificates - essentially season tickets you use to cut costs if you pay for multiple prescriptions over a set period - are also rising
26 February 2021
Martin Lewis reveals the powerful psychology behind one-month free trials – and it's not hoping you'll forget to cancel
MSE founder Martin Lewis explains the powerful psychology at play behind one-month free trials – and what you can do about it
25 February 2021
Npower scraps app after financial details stolen in data hack - what you need to know
Big six energy firm Npower has closed down its app after hackers accessed customers' accounts, including partial bank details, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal. If you used the app, you should make sure you're not using the same password on other accounts and be alert for suspicious bank account activity and phishing scams
25 February 2021
Tesco fixes technical error which led to shoppers being double-charged
A "technical error" which led to large numbers of Tesco shoppers being double-charged has now been "resolved", according to the supermarket giant.
23 February 2021
Mastercard £14bn class action case returns to court next month - what it means for you
A £14 billion landmark class action case against Mastercard, which could see consumers receive hundreds each, is set to return to court next month.
22 February 2021
HMRC delays 5% late payment fine for self-assessment taxpayers - and it's waiving £100 late filing fee if you do it by Sunday
Self-assessment taxpayers will not be charged a 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or set up a payment plan by 1 April, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced. But if you've failed to pay any outstanding tax on time, you will still be charged interest, so settle your account as soon as possible
19 February 2021
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Martin's energy need-to-knows
As bills set to rise by 52%
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If you NEED to borrow
44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
Eg, use bulldog clips to eke out last toothpaste
£50 two-week summer break
For teens - free if on a low income
Blue Light Card discounts boosted
For NHS and emergency workers
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MSE Exclusive: Households in Great Britain due £150 million in council tax refunds – check NOW to see if you're one of the 862,000 due a payout3 July 2022Households are being urged to check NOW if they are one of the 862,000 due a refund of overpaid council tax, with an investigation by MoneySavingExpert.com showing residents in England, Scotland and Wales could claim back a total of just over £150 million.
Virgin launches fee-free train booking app and you can earn points to redeem at Greggs and more - here's how it works1 July 2022Virgin has launched a free app that allows rail passengers to book trains directly, without a booking fee. Users can also earn points on spending to redeem on Virgin experiences, Greggs sausage rolls and more.
1 July 2022New and existing customers will now need to purchase a European roaming pass to make calls, send texts and use data in 49 European countries and destinations.
Struggling with energy bill debt? Check if you can get a grant of up to £1,500 from British Gas – even if you're not a customer1 July 2022The British Gas Energy Trust, a charity funded by British Gas, has reopened applications for grants of up to £1,500 to help people clear debts owed to their energy provider – and you don't have to be a British Gas customer to benefit.
17 June 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.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
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