Tough new penalties for speeding to be rolled out next week
Motorists caught driving well over the speed limit will be slapped with fines of up to 175% of their weekly income
20 April 2017
Drivers of older cars in central London to pay £24-a-day fee - what new anti-pollution charges mean for you
Owners of the most polluting cars will have to shell out up to £24 a day to drive in central London from 2019
5 April 2017
New car buyers gear up for tax changes - what it means for you
Owners of new cars face shelling out more in tax once revised vehicle excise duty bands are introduced tomorrow
31 March 2017
Driving to France? Check NOW if you need a new emissions sticker to avoid a possible £60+ fine
New rules in Paris, Lille, Lyon and Grenoble mean you're likely to need to display a vehicle emissions sticker
3 March 2017
Owners of more polluting cars to face £20+ daily charge to drive in London
From October some drivers will be forced to pay a £10 surcharge in addition to the £11.50 congestion charge
21 February 2017
Motorists advised to drive down MOT costs by maintaining a safe car
Drivers have been warned not to wait until their MOT to find out if their car needs attention
13 February 2017
Autumn Statement 2016: Fuel duty frozen for seventh consecutive year
The fuel duty will remain at 57.95/litre, the Chancellor announced today
23 November 2016
Finance company seeks jail time for customer who defaulted on car loan
A credit finance company launched a legal bid to have a customer imprisoned after he failed to comply with a court order
20 October 2016
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31 August 2016
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30 March 2016
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24 June 2022Free lateral flow tests in Wales will continue to be available for people showing Covid symptoms up until 30 July.
24 June 2022Private car park operators in England, Scotland and Wales will no longer be able to set fines above £50 in the majority of circumstances, under new rules set out by the Government.
You've got 100 days to use paper £20 and £50 notes before they become unusable - so check your pockets and down the back of sofas now23 June 2022Time is running out to check down the back of your sofa for any soon-to-be-discontinued paper £20 and £50 notes. There are only 100 days left before they become invalid but the latest figures from the Bank of England show there are almost £15 billion-worth of notes still around.
New Government-backed interest-free loan scheme to be rolled out across the UK from September – here’s how it works23 June 2022Vulnerable people who have been rejected from borrowing will apply to apply for a one-off no interest loan scheme (NILs) from September. The scheme aims to reach 20,000 struggling to pay off debt, with them being able to borrow anything from £100 to £2,000 – here’s how it’ll work.
Barclays to shut a further 15 bank branches this year - check if yours is closing and what your options are23 June 2022Barclays has announced another round of bank branch closures, with 15 more outlets set to shut by the end of the year. The latest closures mean Barclays will close 55 branches by the end of the year. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 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.
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.
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