MoneySavingExpert News

July

Wizz Air passengers could get £100s back as airline is forced to review wrongly rejected refund claims – here's what you need to know

If your Wizz Air flight has been delayed or cancelled in the past six years AND the airline refused to refund you for additional costs incurred, such as replacement flights, you may now be able to get your money back.

18 January 2024

NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank to close at least 172 branches in 2023/24 – here's the full list, plus alternatives

NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Ulster Bank, which are all part of the NatWest Group, will now shut at least 172 of their bank branches in 2023 and 2024.

24 November 2023

New laws to tackle online scam ads FINALLY confirmed – but Martin Lewis warns the fight against fraudsters isn't over

New laws to crack down on online scam adverts, including fake celebrity endorsements, are finally to be introduced.

26 October 2023

New supplier Fuse Energy launches electricity deal that undercuts the Price Cap – so should you switch?

Brand new app-only supplier Fuse Energy – the first new supplier to enter the market since the start of the energy crisis – has launched an electricity-only tariff that undercuts the Price Cap.

12 September 2023

School uniform grants – check if you can reduce costs by up to £200 with support from your council

We've searched through council websites to find which offer school uniform grants – check to see if you qualify and what you could get.

29 August 2023

Savers to be sent switching prompts in crackdown on low rates - here's what's happening

Savers with accounts that pay low or no interest will soon be prompted to consider alternatives under a crackdown by the regulator.

31 July 2023

Government rejects Martin Lewis' call to do more to help 80,000 teens with special educational needs unlock Child Trust Fund cash

The Minister for Children, Families and Wellbeing, Claire Coutinho MP, has rejected Martin Lewis' call to do more to help 80,000 teens with special educational needs or disabilities unlock their Child Trust Fund money.

25 July 2023

Spotify to increase Premium, Duo and Family subscription prices by £12 a year - here's what's happening

Spotify subscribers who use its Premium subscription will see prices rise by £1 a month (or £12 a year) in a month's time, the music streaming service has announced.

24 July 2023

Revealed: The hidden cost of using your phone in Europe – here's which providers offer truly free roaming and how to avoid getting stung

New MoneySavingExpert.com research reveals how some networks limit the amount of data you can use for free when travelling – even if you have roaming as part of your bundle.

24 July 2023

Virgin Money to close almost a third of its bank branches — here's the full list, plus alternatives

The bank will close another 39 of its branches this year - almost a third of its network. We've the full list of Virgin Money branch closures.

21 July 2023