MoneySavingExpert News

2024

Got Avios you won't use for flights? Swap them to Nectar before 11 March as their value is being slashed

If you collect Avios – the reward currency of the British Airways 'Executive Club' loyalty scheme – and you're planning to covert them into Nectar points, you should make the swap before Monday 11 March. From this date, the value of Avios being converted will be slashed.

27 February 2024

Martin Lewis: Energy Price Cap to FALL 12% on 1 April AND prepay becomes the cheapest way to pay – the five big things you need to know

Energy regulator Ofgem has announced the new Energy Price Cap, with prices set to drop by 15% on average from April.

27 February 2024

The Body Shop to close almost half its stores as it falls into administration – your shopping, refund and gift card rights explained

Cosmetics retailer The Body Shop will close seven stores today (Tuesday 27 February) after falling into administration earlier this month. It plans to shut almost half of its 198 stores in total, resulting in hundreds of workers facing redundancy.

27 February 2024

Tesco shopper? You've only got DAYS left to spend or extend £18 million of expiring Clubcard vouchers

If you've got a Tesco Clubcard, check when your vouchers are due to expire as there's just days left to spend or extend £18 million worth before they run out on Thursday 29 February.

27 February 2024

Broadband and mobile users to be hit with price hikes of up to 8.8% as BT, Sky, Virgin Media and more confirm spring rises – here's what's happening

If you're a broadband, mobile or pay TV customer, you could soon be hit with price hikes of up to 8.8%. These come on top of hikes of up to 17.3% last year, meaning that someone on a standard two-year contract paying £20 a month at the start of 2023 could soon be paying over £25 a month.

23 February 2024

Martin Lewis: Is a Lifetime ISA win coming in the Budget?

A penalty paid by first-time buyers accessing savings in Lifetime ISAs (LISAs) when buying homes above the scheme's £450,000 property price limit could be scrapped by the Chancellor in his Spring Budget, it's been reported.

22 February 2024

Exclusive: Almost one million people in England overpaid for NHS prescriptions in 2022/23 – are you one of them? Here's how to cut your costs

If you get more than one prescription a month on average, you could save with a prescriptions 'season ticket' – here's how.

20 February 2024

Council tax set to rise for millions in April with most facing 5% hikes – here's what you need to know

Council tax bills will rise for millions of people from 1 April, with most local authorities in England preparing increases of 5% – adding around £100 to a typical band D bill. In Wales, most councils are planning rises of between around 5% to 10%.

20 February 2024

DPD recrowned top courier in latest MSE parcel delivery service poll – here are the full results, plus tips if you've had issues

DPD has returned to the top of the MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) annual parcel delivery service poll voted on by users – ending Amazon Logistics two-year winning streak.

16 February 2024

Barclays to shut at least 99 bank branches in 2024/2025 – here's the full list, plus alternatives

Barclays will shut at least another 99 bank branches throughout 2024 and 2025 after announcing 22 more closures. This is in addition to the 177 branches it closed in 2023. We list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.

13 February 2024