Martin Lewis: Yes I'm singing (if you can call it that) for Food Aid & the Trussell Trust this Xmas
About six weeks ago Mark and Roxanne Hoyle (LadBaby) contacted my team to ask if I'd join them in a reworking of Band Aid (with Bob Geldof and Midge Ure's permission) – I thought they'd confused me with someone else.
13 December 2022
Government warns against poppy scams
The Government has warned of rogue traders selling fake poppy merchandise, which won't benefit charities
26 October 2018
Tesco rounding up bills for charity – but some claim it’s adding pennies WITHOUT asking
If you shop at Tesco over the next month, you may be asked if you want to round up your bill to the nearest 10p
8 September 2017
New service to opt out of charity cold-calling – how to sign up
The Fundraising Preference Service launches on 6 July 2017 – find out how to opt out of charity cold-calling
4 July 2017
Fed up with charities cold-calling? New Fundraising Preference Service will let you opt out from next year
From 2017 you'll be able to opt out of most fundraising calls, emails, texts and post with the click of a button
25 August 2016
Devastating impact of mental health problems on personal finances revealed
A major new study has found over 70% of those with mental health problems believe their condition has hit their finances
13 June 2016
Charity Commission to work with Age UK after E.on ‘conflict of interest’
Age UK has vowed to address concerns around a lack of transparency following criticism of its partnership with E.on
21 April 2016
Give those in debt crisis 'breathing space' to buy food, Martin Lewis and StepChange urge Government
MSE's Martin Lewis and charity StepChange have called on the Government to help those struggling with temporary debt
3 February 2016
Guest comment: MoneySaving tips for people facing the extra costs of disability
Members of charity Scope's online community share their MoneySaving tips for cutting the extra costs of disability
23 June 2015
Foodbank financial triage scheme to be rolled out across the UK
A donation from Comic Relief means those attending Trussell Trust foodbanks will be able to get more help
12 March 2015
Martin: It's Meter Reading Week
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E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening29 September 2023If you're an E.on Next customer, look out for a message from the firm offering you up to 50% off your bills this winter, as the supplier is launching a new support scheme.
EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter29 September 2023The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption28 September 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
26 September 2023Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update 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...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
21 August 2023
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