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Travel traffic light system to be introduced - here's how it will work

The Government has unveiled details of how it plans to open up foreign travel this summer for those in England, with countries to be graded under a new traffic light system which will determine whether travellers need to quarantine and what coronavirus tests are required.

9 April 2021

Top 15+ holiday destinations from the UK – where can you still travel to?

We've looked at the top tourist destinations to sort out where you can go without needing to quarantine

5 April 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

Sainsbury's Bank starts offering credit cards to self-employed borrowers again after lifting coronavirus restrictions

Self-employed borrowers can once more take out credit cards with Sainsbury's Bank as it has reversed temporary coronavirus lending restrictions, which saw it stop issuing new credit cards to the self-employed. Here's what it means for you.

1 March 2021

Students in Northern Ireland to receive £500 Covid disruption payment - how to claim it

Thousands of students in Northern Ireland are to get a one-off £500 payment from the government in a bid to help those struggling with the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis.

5 February 2021

Exclusive: Martin Lewis video - self-employment grant 4 announcement won’t happen till March

Martin has had confirmation that no official announcement on 4th Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will come until the March Budget - more than a month after the grant period starts.

22 January 2021

Martin Lewis: What you need to know about lockdown finances

Martin spoke about the issue on his show yesterday

8 January 2021

Furlough scheme extended again until end of April

The furlough scheme set up to support those whose jobs have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic has been extended another month and will now run until the end of April 2021, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today. And businesses will now be able to apply for Government support schemes including bounce back loans until the end of March

17 December 2020

Martin Lewis warns MPs of 'catastrophic' effect on workers' finances without coronavirus support

MoneySavingExpert.com founder and chair Martin Lewis has warned MPs that workers' finances could be permanently damaged without short-term support during the coronavirus crisis, as part of a Treasury Committee evidence session on the economic impact of the pandemic

10 December 2020