Aldi to run paper and compostable bag trial across all stores
Aldi will be launching a trial of paper and compostable carrier bags across its stores, after it stopped selling 5p plastic bags earlier this year
10 June 2019
Aldi scraps 5p plastic bags
Aldi has stopped selling 5p single-use plastic bags across its UK stores, which it says will remove 80 million plastic bags from circulation every year
8 February 2019
Aldi still MoneySavers' favourite brand while Sports Direct is most loathed, poll shows
The results of our latest 'Love or Loathe' poll are in, showing MoneySavers' favourite brands - as well as those they wouldn't touch with a bargepole
23 October 2018
MSE users vote Primark 'most loathed' retailer as Aldi tops list for 'most loved'
Budget supermarket Aldi has been crowned Britain's 'most loved' retailer by users of MoneySavingExpert.com
18 April 2016
Morrisons shoppers dealt blow as it axes supermarket price match scheme
Morrisons is axing its supermarket price comparison scheme from 2 November
6 October 2015
Morrisons to begin price matching Aldi and Lidl
Tomorrow Morrisons is launching its new 'Match & More' scheme, which price matches against Aldi and Lidl
2 October 2014
Morrisons launches online price-checker – but is it any good?
Morrisons' new price checker tool allows users to see which products the firm has cut prices on
27 May 2014
Aldi shoppers charged twice: Check your statement now
Some shoppers at Aldi have paid double following a technical error with the supermarket's payment system
1 April 2014
Aldi, Co-op and Waitrose to make price labels simpler
Aldi, The Co-operative and Waitrose say they'll improve their labels to back Which?'s Price It Right campaign
31 July 2013
Supermarkets agree to fairer pricing
Eight supermarkets have agreed to a set of principles following concerns over special offers and promotions
30 November 2012
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Two MoneySavers reclaim £1,000+: How to check and challenge incorrect water bills if you use a soakaway or septic tank19 May 2022Two MoneySavingExpert.com users have secured refunds and compensation worth thousands - and reduced their waste water bills - after arguing their bills should have been lower as their homes aren't connected to public sewers. Here's how others in England and Wales can maybe do the same.
Over 100,000 Vodafone customers unable to redeem Airtime Rewards to put towards their phone bill – here’s what you can do18 May 2022More than 100,000 Vodafone customers have been unable to redeem Airtime Rewards against their mobile phone bill since the start of May due to a technical glitch. The cashback scheme has implemented a temporary fix, which sees cashback paid into your bank account, for now. Here is all you need to know.
Lloyds Banking Group to shut another 20 Lloyds branches and eight Halifax outlets - here's what's happening18 May 2022Lloyds Banking Group has announced a further round of branch closures, with 28 more outlets being shut across the UK between August and November this year. The closures are made up of 20 Lloyds Bank branches and eight Halifax outlets.
17 May 2022With record numbers lodging passport applications after putting off renewals during the pandemic, delays at the Passport Office are threatening to derail holidays for many. We round up your travel and compensation rights.
Households should ignore scam emails WRONGLY telling them to claim council tax rebates from energy regulator Ofgem17 May 2022Beware scam emails wrongly telling you to click a link to sign up for both a council tax rebate and an energy bill discount. It comes as MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has received several reports from individuals who've received these emails. Here's what you need to watch out for.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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