Water firms in U-turn over marketing letters that use 'scare tactics'
Water firms have been forced to review their communications and in one case even cancel a mass mail-out after a backlash from customers
2 July 2019
Thousands of homes have been left without water - here are your rights
Thousands of homes in England and Wales are still without water for a fourth day - here's what you need to know
6 March 2018
Average water bill to rise by £9 - see how yours will change
The average water and sewerage bill in England and Wales will rise by £9 in the next year – to £405
1 February 2018
Anglian Water SoLow customer? It's axing the tariff meaning bill hikes for 300,000
300,000 Anglian Water customers on its metered SoLow tariff will be moved to its standard tariff - with standing charges
20 March 2015
Water bills to fall by average of 5% over next five years
Water regulator Ofwat's today told suppliers to cut water bills by an average of 5% between 2015 and 2020
12 December 2014
Water bills in England and Wales going up by 2%
Water bills in England and Wales will go up by 2% on average from 1 April, water companies have announced
10 February 2014
Water users sold 'unnecessary' pipe insurance
Most of the UK's biggest water companies are promoting potentially unnecessary supply pipe insurance says Which?
18 April 2012
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Martin Lewis: Enough is enough - the Government must include protection against scam ads in its Online Safety Bill18 October 2021The MoneySavingExpert and Money and Mental Health Policy Institute founder warned during an evidence session that some take their own lives after being scammed and more needs to be done to protect them.
Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free school meals and change their driving licence details in one place18 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
18 October 2021GOTO Energy, which has about 22,000 household customers, has become the latest energy provider to cease trading – meaning a total of 13 suppliers have gone bust in the past six weeks.
18 October 2021The UK consumer watchdog is to take court action against Teletext Holidays and Alpharooms over the travel companies failure to fully refund customers for holidays cancelled during the Covid-19 pandemic.
18 October 2021Shoppers in the UK can now use Klarna to pay for items in full, immediately when shopping online. It's a shake-up to the buy now, pay later service, which until now, only enabled users to delay payments or to split repayments into instalments.
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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