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Boots launches new discount scheme for Advantage card holders - here's how it stacks up

The high street retailer has brought back its 'Price Advantage' initiative that it trialled last summer, which offers up to 50% off selected products.

7 April 2022

Motorbike insurer MCE to cancel cover for all 105,000 policyholders – what it means for you

MCE Insurance Company, which was one of the UK's biggest motorbike insurers, is to cancel all of its 105,000 remaining policies after falling into administration last year. The moves comes despite the insurer initially promising to honour existing cover until its planned end date.

18 March 2022

Millions of BT, EE, Plusnet, Shell, TalkTalk and Vodafone customers to be hit with price hikes of up to 9.3% - here's all you need to know

Millions of BT, EE, Plusnet, Shell, TalkTalk and Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 9.3% this spring. All of the telecoms providers use December's consumer prices index (CPI) rate of inflation, as announced this week, to determine increases...

9 March 2022

Amazon shelves plans to stop accepting Visa credit cards - here's all you need to know

Amazon has shelved plans to stop people using Visa credit cards to buy items on the shopping platform from 19 January.

17 February 2022

Bank of England base rate jumps to 0.5% – what the rise means for you

The rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and influences what borrowers pay and savers earn.

15 February 2022

Martin Lewis: Was the call to DO NOTHING with energy since October right with hindsight?

Martin Lewis answers this question in his new video on the energy crisis, as well as explaining what might be next for energy bills.

2 February 2022

Millions of people who rely on the Post Office for banking and cash will be able to continue to do so until the start of 2026 – here are all the details

Millions of bankers who use the Post Office to withdraw cash can continue to use the service until the end of 2025. Some 30 banks and building societies reached an agreement with the service today, allowing customers to use Post Office counters for basic banking.

31 January 2022

Airline passengers to be compensated for delays of 1hr+ on UK domestic flights under new Government plans - here's what's happening

The plans also include strengthening consumers' rights to complain when the airline won't help in the first instance.

31 January 2022

Government announces plans to increase Plan 2 and postgraduate student loan repayments by £110 a year from April

The Government has announced a plan to freeze the student loan repayment threshold - the earnings level at which loans begin to be repaid.

28 January 2022

Probate fees rise 76% for many bereaved families after Government introduces £273 flat fee

Bereaved families now face a hefty rise in probate fees as the Government has now scrapped the old two-tier system. All applicants face the same flat fee charge of £273 after changes to the scheme came into place this week (26 January).

27 January 2022