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Vodafone launches cheapest broadband tariff for households on benefits - here's how it compares

Vodafone has launched a £12 a month social tariff called 'Vodafone Essentials Broadband' for those receiving universal credit and other support payments. It is the cheapest social tariff on the market.

19 January 2024

Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption

Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.

3 October 2023

Government announces £1 billion investment in energy efficient home improvements – but do you qualify for them?

Over 400,000 more homes could get access to energy efficiency improvements, such as loft or wall insulation.

8 September 2023

The new bank branches: seven 'banking hubs' now up and running across the UK as latest opens in Scotland

The newest hub in Carnoustie, Scotland opened this week – and more than 60 other hubs are planned for locations around the UK.

9 August 2023

Urgent: On non-smart prepay for energy? You have until 30 June to use or lose your £400 Government help vouchers

Over 1.7 million vouchers (15%) – worth over £110 million in total – have yet to be redeemed, according to the latest official statistics.

26 June 2023

Royal British Legion offering veterans and their families grants of up to £1,200 to help pay bills – check if you're eligible and how to apply

The UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting the armed forces community has today launched a grant scheme for veterans and their families who are struggling to pay their energy bills.

23 June 2023

M&Co falls into administration - here are your refund and shopping rights

M&Co has fallen into administration. If you shop at the clothing chain we've rounded-up your rights.

22 June 2023

HSBC and First Direct extend £500 interest-free overdraft buffer offer to help with cost of living – here's what you need to know

HSBC and sister bank First Direct are giving current account customers a £500 interest-free overdraft buffer for a year, if they request it. The banks, which are part of the same group, say they hope to support those most in need of help with the rising cost of living.

4 April 2023

Bulb customer? Octopus has now completed its takeover – here's what you need to know

Octopus has agreed a deal with the Government to take over the failed supplier.

31 March 2023

Live in Northern Ireland, in a park home or use alternative fuel? Here's everything you need to know about energy grant payments in 2023

More than a million households - including those in Northern Ireland, living in park homes or using alternative fuels - that have been waiting for energy support payments have now finally started to receive them.

7 March 2023