Bank of England slashes interest rates to combat coronavirus 'shock' – what it means for you
The Bank of England has cut the base rate from 0.75% to 0.25% in a emergency response to the 'economic shock' of the coronavirus outbreak
11 March 2020
Bank of England holds interest rates at 0.75%
UK interest rates will remain at 0.75%, the Bank of England has announced – despite speculation that there could be a cut
30 January 2020
Nationwide and TSB to hike mortgages but won't pass the full interest rate rise on to many savers
Nationwide and TSB have confirmed they won't pass on the full interest rate rise to most savers
7 August 2018
Big banks hike mortgages but keep schtum on savings after base rate rise
Some banks and building societies are hiking mortgage prices after yesterday's base rate rise, but not savings rates
3 August 2018
UK interest rate raised to 0.75% - what you need to know
The Bank of England today raised the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%
2 August 2018
UK base rate remains at 0.5%
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the rate steady
10 May 2018
UK interest rates rise latest - what banks are doing
The Bank of England on Thursday raised interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5% - the first rate rise in over a decade
2 November 2017
Bank of England holds base rate at 0.25%
The Bank of England today kept the base rate at 0.25% – resisting temptation to make further changes to the rate
15 September 2016
Just five big mortgage lenders commit to cutting their SVRs after base rate drop
Mortgage providers appear reluctant to commit to reducing their standard variable rate following the base rate cut
4 August 2016
Millions of Barclaycard and Lloyds credit card customers face higher interest rates
Barclaycard and Lloyds' credit card customers will have their interest rates linked to the Bank of England base rate
20 November 2015
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Waitrose shakes up loyalty card terms to prevent shoppers stacking two newspaper offers together to get bigger discounts21 June 2021Waitrose has shaken up its terms and conditions to prevent shoppers with a daily, weekly or weekend newspaper subscription from using their MyWaitrose card in the same transaction. It means shoppers can no longer stack the two schemes together to get a bigger discount on their shop.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home, Sainsbury's and Wilko branded cat food recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease21 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
21 June 2021Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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