Got an old phone? You may soon lose internet access as Vodafone begins to turn off 3G with others to follow
Vodafone has become the first major mobile network to switch off 3G in parts of the country with other networks set to follow.
7 September 2023
Cost of living payments paid to millions – here's who qualifies and how to claim if you've not got yours
Over eight million households on certain benefits and tax credits have received the first third of their £900 cost of living payment.
23 May 2023
Boots to cut Advantage points earned on spending – here's what's happening
Boots is to cut the number of loyalty points shoppers using its Advantage Card scheme can earn from May.
10 May 2023
On heating oil or LPG but not got your £200 payment yet? You can now apply
Around two million people across the UK use fuels such as heating oil, liquefied petroleum gas, coal or biomass to heat their homes.
12 April 2023
British Gas prepay meter users to pay less for gas from 1 April – here's what you need to know
British Gas has cut gas prices for over a million of its prepay meter users this month, bringing them in line with the rates paid by those on direct debit.
4 April 2023
Worried about passport delays due to strikes? Here's what you need to know
More than 1,000 Passport Office workers across the UK will walk out from 3 April through to 5 May as part of strike action over pay, pensions, redundancy terms and job security.
3 April 2023
Stamp prices to rise by up to 16% – but there's a way to beat the hike
From Monday 3 April, the cost of first-class stamps will be hiked to £1.10, while second-class stamps will increase to 75p.
31 March 2023
Government changes how the EPG should be applied to Economy 7 tariffs – what it means for you
It comes after MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis raised the issue with the Energy Secretary, as many Economy 7 users saw bills rise unfairly in January.
30 March 2023
Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds, NatWest and RBS to close dozens more branches this year – here's the full list, plus alternatives
High street banks including Lloyds and NatWest will close at least 81 more branches this year.
30 March 2023
Bank of England increases base rate to 4.25% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings
The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 4% to 4.25%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.
28 March 2023
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4 October 2023Some Lycamobile customers have been unable to make or receive calls or top-up their pay-as-you-go accounts after the Sim-only mobile provider confirmed it had been hit by a cyber-attack.
4 October 2023If you're planning to buy your Christmas food shop from Asda, get ready to bag your delivery slot as bookings open from 3 October for delivery pass customers, while all shoppers will get access from next 10 October.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption3 October 2023Rail 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.
E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening2 October 2023E.on Next is launching a new support scheme for some of its existing customers on low incomes or with medical needs.
EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
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