MoneySavingExpert News

February

Unmarried parent who's lost their partner? If you lived together you may now be eligible for £1,000s in backdated bereavement support

Bereavement support payments are now available to non-married cohabiting couples following a court ruling.

28 February 2023

Klarna to start charging fees if you miss a payment – here's what you need to know

Buy now, pay later provider Klarna will start charging borrowers who miss repayments fees of up to £5 from next month.

27 February 2023

Tesco Mobile to hike prices by 14.4% for some pay monthly customers in April – here's how to beat the hikes

Out of contract pay monthly Tesco Mobile customers whose contracts expired before 1 February 2023 will see their mobile bills increase this spring by 14.4%.

21 February 2023

Tax rebate firm Tax Credits Ltd shut down by HMRC after MSE investigation – here's what you need to know

The closure follows a MoneySavingExpert.com investigation that found the firm was alleged to have submitted claims using forged signatures.

20 February 2023

Chase to make big changes to its bank account in April – does it still stack up?

Chase has announced updates which will impact its current account for both new and existing customers. Here's what it means for both new and existing customers.

17 February 2023

M&S Energy to close and switch customers to Octopus Energy

M&S Energy has announced that it is exiting the market, with existing customers set to have their accounts switched to Octopus Energy in April.

16 February 2023

O2 and Virgin Mobile to hike mobile prices by up to 17.3% – here's what you need to know

Millions of O2 and Virgin Mobile customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 17.3% in April, the mobile providers' parent company has confirmed.

15 February 2023

Council tax to rise for millions from 1 April with most facing 5% hikes – here's what's happening

Council tax bills will increase for millions of people in England from 1 April, with the majority of local authorities set to hike rates by 5% – though in some cases bills will rise by up to 15%.

14 February 2023

Shop at Iceland? You can boost your £15 free school meal vouchers by £2 until 24 February – here's how

If your child is eligible for free school meal vouchers in England and receives one during half-term, you can get £2 cashback if you shop at Iceland. But you need to be a member of its loyalty scheme to benefit and just because Iceland is running this offer doesn't mean it's cheapest for your shop.

14 February 2023

Buy now, pay later regulation confirmed by Government – but vital protections still won't be in place for months

Draft laws which will bring buy now, pay later services into regulation and give borrowers crucial rights and protections, have been published by the Government.

14 February 2023