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What are your rights to a refund if you need to change or cancel a wedding?

Including can you reschedule, what do insurers cover and will you get a refund?

14 August 2020

New five-day fast-track passport renewal to help those stuck in the backlog

Applicants are facing delays because of the coronavirus pandemic

24 July 2020

33 Premier League matches to be shown for free on TV – how to watch them

All of the remaining 92 games in the English Premier League will be broadcast live and over a third will be available to watch for free

23 July 2020

Passport application backlog of 410,000 due to coronavirus delays

There is currently a backlog of 410,000 UK passport applications due to coronavirus-related delays, according to new Government figures

22 July 2020

Cruise & Maritime Voyages falls into administration – what you need to know

Cruise firm Cruise & Maritime Voyages has fallen into administration – if you had a booking with it, here's how to try to get your cash back

21 July 2020

VAT cut to 5% for hotels and restaurants – but will you get a discount?

VAT has been temporarily cut from 20% to 5% for hospitality and tourism businesses, and a number of big chains including McDonald's and Nando's are slashing prices as a result. But businesses don't have to pass on the tax cut to customers – we've full info below on what the change means for you

15 July 2020

Martin Lewis joins campaigners calling on Treasury to help 3m excluded from coronavirus support founder Martin Lewis today joined campaigners and cross-party MPs to present petitions to the Treasury on behalf of three million excluded from Government financial support during the coronavirus pandemic

15 July 2020

Car finance and high-cost credit payment holidays extended

The financial regulator has confirmed further measures to support borrowers struggling to make payments on car finance deals, buy-now-pay-later agreements and other credit products due to the coronavirus pandemic, with many able to get another three-month payment holiday if needed

15 July 2020

Watchdog warns more than 100 package holiday firms over refund delays

The competition watchdog has written to 100 of the most complained-about package holiday providers, warning they could face enforcement action if they don't start complying with consumer law

10 July 2020

Free TV licences to end for most over-75s next month

The BBC will go ahead with a plan to end free TV licences for many over-75s, after a delay because of the coronavirus pandemic

9 July 2020

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