Autumn Budget 2021: Universal Credit cash boost confirmed for millions of workers but £20 uplift won't return
The taper rate, which is the amount Universal Credit payments are reduced by when you're in work, will fall from 63% to 55%.
27 October 2021
Budget 2021: Furlough and self-employed support extended
In an unusual move, the Treasury officially released details of the extension of its coronavirus income support schemes before the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivers his key Budget speech, which will take place at 12.30pm today.
3 March 2021
New HSBC app will show ALL your accounts - even if they're with its rivals
HSBC is launching a new app that can show you your accounts from 21 different banks in one place
28 September 2017
Energy costs soar as household bills rise by 2.4%, MSE's Bills Tracker shows
Energy bills are rising at the fastest rate since early 2014 and contributing to a 2.4% increase in household bills
21 September 2017
MSE's new Bills Tracker reveals the REAL cost of inflation on household bills
MoneySavingExpert.com has launched a new monthly Bills Tracker to show how typical bills and expenses change
22 August 2017
Car hire firms ordered to improve price and service transparency
The EU has enforced rules which mean car hire firms must treat their customers more fairly
20 January 2017
Atlas Choice customers told car hire bookings have been cancelled as firm deletes social media accounts
Some customers report having to pay again at airports while others have had their bookings cancelled at short notice
22 December 2016
Insurance premiums soar for millions: cut costs now
Insurance Premium Tax was hiked from 6% to 9.5% at the start of this month
3 November 2015
Bankruptcy threshold increases from £750 to £5,000
People with low levels of debt will now be able to avoid bankruptcy as the threshold's risen from £750 to £5,000
9 October 2015
Summer Budget 2015: Fees charged by claims management companies could be capped
The Chancellor announced proposals to cap the charges claims management companies (CMCs) can apply to customers
9 July 2015
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MPs call state pension shortfalls for women a 'shameful shambles' - here's how to check to see if you are owed money21 January 2022if you think you've been affected and underpaid it's important you check to see if you are owed money.
Tens of thousands of Three customers to lose 'free' roaming abroad as they're 'forced' onto new contracts - here's all you need to know21 January 2022MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal that the mobile operator is 'forcing' certain customers to sign up to new plans, which means they'll lose their 'free' roaming benefit.
21 January 2022The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe.. We've the full info on what's happened, including changes to testing and quarantining. Plus, this guide also has key info on travel insurance, refund rights and more.
Millions of BT, EE, Plusnet, TalkTalk and Vodafone customers to be hit with price hikes of up to 9.3% - here's what you can do about it20 January 2022Millions of BT, EE, Plusnet, TalkTalk and Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 9.3% this spring. All of the telecoms providers use December's consumer prices index (CPI) rate of inflation, as announced this week, to determine increases...
20 January 2022The Bank of England base rate has risen from 0.1% to 0.25% after the majority of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today voted in favour of raising the rate. The base rate is used by the Bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and influences what borrowers pay and savers earn.
10 January 2022This is my sixth annual steps blog. My well-documented obsession with the 'quantified self' is showing no sign of abating. According to my tracker, I did 9,284,614 steps (nearly 400,000 more than last year) – a ridiculous, hopefully healthy obsession.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
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