Hit by floods or storms? Tips for insurance and travel problems
Storms have battered home and left tens of thousands of homes remain without power. We explains your rights
13 February 2014
Insurance renewal charges under investigation by FCA
Insurers who charge existing customers more for renewing policies are being investigated by the City watchdog
8 July 2013
Flood-risk homes to be helped by insurance cap
A deal has been agreed with insurers to allow households at risk of flooding to get affordable insurance
27 June 2013
Consumers protected as insurance law reform begins
New rules which force insurers to ask customers specific questions about their circumstances, have been introduced
8 April 2013
Annuities code to protect retirees begins
A new code of conduct for annuity providers has been launched today
1 March 2013
Pension firms promise clearer charges
Major pension providers have pledged to disclose charges and costs more clearly and consistently
11 January 2013
Insurance scheme for flood-prone homes under threat
A plan to help 200,000 homes get affordable flood insurance has been planned, but is the Government listening?
26 November 2012
Car insurance down but home insurance up, says AA
Car insurance prices fell over the last three months, while home insurance premiums rose, according to the AA
23 October 2012
Parents' pensions could guarantee mortgages
Young people could be able to use their parents' pension funds to secure mortgages, under plans unveiled by Nick Clegg
24 September 2012
Ed Miliband attacks high pension charges
Labour is planning to turn its fire on pension companies which rip off their customers with excessive fees and charges
13 July 2012
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Autumn Budget 2021: Concerns raised over potential moves to raise the 0.75% charging cap on pensions27 October 2021The Government said it is to consult on possible changes to the 0.75% cap on pension fund charges, potentially raising the ceiling so that the funds can be used to invest in more expensive projects, such as renewable energy.
Autumn Budget 2021: Universal Credit cash boost confirmed for millions of workers but £20 uplift won't return27 October 2021The taper rate, which is the amount Universal Credit payments are reduced by when you're in work, will fall from 63% to 55%.
Autumn Budget 2021: Cuts announced to alcohol and air passenger duties, while the levy on fuel is frozen for the 12th year in a row27 October 2021Sizeable cuts to alcohol and air passenger duties were announced by Rishi Sunak in today's Autumn Budget 2021, while the Chancellor froze the levy on fuel for the 12th year in a row.
Autumn Budget 2021: From minimum wage increases to fuel duty freezes - here's a full round-up of today's big announcements27 October 2021Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Autumn Budget to the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 October, where he'll set out the Government’s financial strategy.
27 October 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update 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...
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