MoneySavingExpert News

November

Energy standing charges to be reviewed amid calls from Martin Lewis and MSE for them to be lowered

Energy standing charges, which make up around £300 of most people's yearly bills, are to be reviewed by Ofgem.

26 March 2024

Martin Lewis: A trick for Shell Energy (and Octopus) customers to make some money

If you're a Shell Energy customer, you could make £50 with an easy trick shared by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis on the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

4 December 2023

More Than to stop selling car insurance policies – here's what it means for your cover

If you're a More Than car insurance customer with auto-renewal turned on, you should look out for a letter explaining that you'll be switched to Swinton Insurance. Meanwhile, if you're not on auto-renewal, you'll need to arrange new cover when your policy ends as More Than has pulled out of the market.

30 November 2023

New scam ad protection measures to be introduced by Facebook, Google and more – changes Martin Lewis has long called for

New scam ad protection measures, such as two-click reporting and verification for advertisers, are to be introduced by major tech firms, including Amazon, Facebook and more.

30 November 2023

'Unpredictable' broadband and mobile price hikes should be banned, say Which? and Citizens Advice

Broadband and mobile firms should be banned from hitting their customers with unpredictable mid-contract price hikes, consumer group Which? and charity Citizens Advice have said.

29 November 2023

Martin Lewis: Do you have a Power of Attorney? It's crucial protection – not just for the elderly – and more important than a will

Do you have a Power of Attorney? MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis explains how this crucial protection works, why it's more important than a will, and how to get one in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

28 November 2023

Martin Lewis: Child Benefit warning for couples – are you missing out on £1,000s in future state pension payments?

If you're in a couple and claiming Child Benefit – or aren't claiming because one of you earns £60,000 or more a year – you could be missing out on £1,000s or even £10,000s in future state pension payments.

28 November 2023

Tesco shopper? Urgently spend or extend £16 million of expiring Clubcard vouchers

Tesco Clubcard holders need to urgently to spend £16 million worth of vouchers before they expire on Thursday 30 November. Alternatively, if you'd rather hang onto the vouchers, we've got a trick to extend their validity.

28 November 2023

Autumn Statement: State pension confirmed to rise by 8.5% from April 2024 – while some benefits will go up by 6.7%

The state pension will rise by 8.5% from April 2024 under the 'triple lock' guarantee, meaning millions of people will receive a weekly increase of up to £17.35. Certain benefits, including Universal Credit, will also rise from next April by 6.7%.

28 November 2023

Martin Lewis: What the Energy Price Cap change means for you

Energy regulator Ofgem has announced the new Energy Price Cap, with prices set to rise by 5% on average from January next year. It means energy prices remain shockingly high, and most households will continue to pay more than last winter. We've full info below

27 November 2023