Guest Comment: New measures give consumers more power to combat rogue traders
Consumer Affairs Minister Jo Swinson explains what the Government is doing to crack down on rogue traders
1 October 2014
EDF Energy to pay £3m to charity after complaint breaches
EDF Energy will pay £3m to charity helping 'vulnerable customers' after Ofgem found it breached complaint rules
22 August 2014
Scottish Power to pay £750,000 to charity after bills blunder
Ofgem has found faults in the way Scottish Power calculated customers' prices
20 May 2014
Payday loan adverts reported to watchdog
Payday loan adverts from Wonga, Pounds to Pocket and Peachy.co.uk have been reported to the ASA by Citizens Advice
4 March 2014
Google axes ads for London congestion charge copycats
Google has removed ads linking to unofficial London congestion charge sites after motorists were stung by extra charges
26 February 2014
Raspberry Ketone Fresh: Avoid costly diet pill ads shown on Facebook
Dieters should avoid trials from Raspberry Ketone Fresh, after customers had payments of over £150 taken unexpectedly
4 February 2014
Facebook pulls HotCrazyDeal ads after users lose money
Facebook has pulled ads for deals site HotCrazyDeal after users complained they lost money
28 January 2014
'Middlemen' targeting payday loan borrowers with surprise fees
Credit brokers are preying on borrowers by 'posing' as payday lenders and charging unexpected fees, says Citizens Advice
20 January 2014
New Scottish bankruptcy law 'will cause misery', debt groups say
Debt advice groups protest against plans to make bankrupts in Scotland pay off their debts over four years
16 December 2013
Energy prices 'rising eight times faster than earnings'
Energy prices have risen eight times more than the average increase in earnings over the last three years
18 November 2013
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Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package - plus more info on today's announcement26 May 2022Watch Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com's (MSE), Q&A interview with the Chancellor of the Exchequer below. Martin put his, MSE users’ and Martin’s social media followers’ questions to Rishi Sunak MP following today’s cost of living crisis support package announcement.
Morrisons becomes the fourth major retailer to hike meal deal prices this year - here's how it compares24 May 2022Morrisons has increased the cost of its meal deal by 50p from £3 to £3.50, making it the fourth major retailer to up prices this year. Here's how it compares.
24 May 2022NS&I will increase its Premium Bond prize fund rate, which is equivalent to a yearly interest rate, from 1% to 1.4% from 1 June. The odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will also increase from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to one.
24 May 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
Mis-sold an Amigo loan? Redress could soon be on its way after High Court approves complaints scheme23 May 2022A compensation plan put forward by Amigo Loans to return at least £112 million to borrowers it wrongly mis-sold high-interest loans to has today (23 May) been approved by the High Court. The move is a significant win for borrowers and follows a previous proposal that was rejected by the Court.
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.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
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