MoneySavingExpert News

August

One week left: Disney+ prices to rise in major shake-up – but you could save up to £52 a year if you act NOW

Disney+ is hiking the price of its existing subscription by up to £36 a year from 1 November 2023.

24 October 2023

Wilko administration – here are your refund and shopping rights

Your refund and shopping rights as budget homeware retailer Wilko falls into administration.

25 September 2023

Pregnant or have a child under four? Check if you can get help with food costs as 189,000 are missing out

If you're pregnant or have a child under the age of four, and you're on a low income, you may be able to get £4.25 a week to spend on food, milk and vitamins by applying for an NHS Healthy Start card.

19 September 2023

Hive to remotely switch off certain cameras and smart devices by 2025 including three this year – here are your rights

Smart home tech provider Hive is to switch off a number of smart devices, security devices and leak sensors, leaving you unable to use them. Five products have already been discontinued, with three more set to be switched off by 2025.

1 September 2023

Flight disrupted due to air traffic control chaos? Your travel and refund rights explained

Thousands of passengers have been left stranded as flights due to fly to and from the UK have been cancelled or delayed as a result of a technical glitch with the UK's air traffic control system.

29 August 2023

Clean air 'ULEZ' expanded to whole of London – here's how to check if you'll be charged £12.50 a trip

Motorists driving in London whose vehicles don't meet particular emission standards will be charged £12.50 a day from 29 August as the city's 'Ultra Low Emission Zone' has been expanded to cover all London boroughs.

29 August 2023

Energy bills to fall as new Price Cap is announced – what you need to know

Energy regulator Ofgem has this morning announced the new Energy Price Cap, with prices set to fall from October. Despite the drop, energy bills will still likely be more expensive than last winter.

25 August 2023

Ovo to pay some smart meter customers £10 a month for cutting their electricity usage at peak times – here's what you need to know

Some Ovo customers with a smart meter can now earn £10 a month in bill credit by lowering their energy usage during peak times. If you can get it, it's a no brainer – but you should still consider and keep an eye out for cheaper fixed deals, as they could save you more money in the long term.

24 August 2023

Gov.uk info misleads bereaved parents into thinking they're entitled to £1,000s in support – MSE calls for urgent clarification

Unmarried bereaved parents have been left saddened and confused after claims for financial support were rejected or they got less than they were initially entitled to.

23 August 2023

Three million Tesco shoppers have Clubcard vouchers expiring on 31 August – here's how to extend them

Three million Tesco Clubcard holders need to spend £11.5 million worth of vouchers before they expire at the end of this month.

22 August 2023