MoneySavingExpert News

October

Energy suppliers are paying households up to £100 to cut electricity use at peak times this winter – here's how it works and how to sign up

Over a million households and businesses have joined energy firm schemes offering to pay people for cutting their usage at peak times this winter. We explain how these schemes work, which energy suppliers are offering them and how you can sign up.

31 January 2023

Live in Scotland? Check you're not missing out on a FREE £150 towards your energy bills

Scottish households on certain benefits can get £150 off their energy bills under the Warm Home Discount scheme – but, unlike in England and Wales, many in Scotland still need to apply. Here's how to check if you're eligible.

27 January 2023

Made.com collapses into administration - what it means for your refund and return rights

Furniture retailer Made.com has gone into administration after failing to find a buyer to secure its future. Here's what the collapse means for your refund and return rights.

30 December 2022

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.

21 December 2022

Book your Christmas delivery slots now with spots opening at Asda and Sainsbury's - here's when and how to do it

If you're planning to order your Christmas food shop online we've rounded-up the key dates major supermarkets will let you book from.

6 December 2022

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.

30 November 2022

Got a Healthy Start card and shop at Sainsbury's? You can get a £2 a week top-up coupon - here's how

Over half a million low income families who use an 'NHS Healthy Start' prepaid card will receive a weekly £2 top-up coupon to spend on fruit and veg if they use their card at a Sainsbury's checkout from 12 October until 11 April 2023.

29 November 2022

Over a million people on tax credits will get their second cost of living payment from TODAY - here's what's happening

Over a million people who claim tax credits will get their second cost of living payment from today (23 November). Below we breakdown who's eligible and how you'll be paid, plus what to do if you don't receive your payment but think you should have.

23 November 2022

Royal Mail warns of delivery delays as 115,000 workers walk out - here's a list of strike days and what to do if you're facing delays

Royal Mail has warned that households across the UK could face delays to both parcel and letter deliveries between 24 November and Christmas Eve as 115,000 postal workers walk out for 11 days during the period, which includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here's what you need to know and what you can do if you're facing delays.

18 November 2022

Virgin Media cuts price of broadband for households on benefits – check if you can get it and how it compares

Virgin Media has cut the cost of its 'Essential' broadband tariff for households on universal credit, from £15 a month to £12.50 a month – making it the cheapest social tariff on the market.

10 November 2022