Over 130 councils set to raise tax by 4% this year – see if you can cut yours
Almost 90% of local authorities in England which provide care services are looking to raise council tax this year by the maximum permitted amount of 4%, according to new analysis
26 February 2020
Council tax bills may rise by up to 4% from April
Some local authorities in England will be able to raise council tax by up to 4% in April 2020
23 December 2019
April price rises have kicked in - act now to beat the hikes
A new wave of price hikes hit today, from council tax and prescriptions to energy and broadband - and while you can't stop the rises, there are still plenty of ways to cut these bills
1 April 2019
Wales to help 'severely mentally impaired' get council tax discount after MSE campaign
The Welsh government is launching new guidance material to help more severely mentally impaired (SMI) people get access to the council tax discount, following a successful campaign by MoneySavingExpert.com.
25 September 2018
Average council tax bill in England set to rise by 5.1%
The average band D council tax in England will rise by £80 this year, the Government has announced
28 March 2018
Average council tax could rise by up to £95 - check if you can cut your bill
Many bill payers could see their council tax rise, after it was revealed 95% of councils are planning to increase rates
8 February 2018
Credit and debit card charges banned from Saturday - what you need to know
You should no longer be charged a fee for opting to pay by credit or debit card – but admin fees are still allowed
9 January 2018
Council tax bills may rise by almost 6% - here's how to cut your costs
Some local authorities in England will be able to raise council tax by almost 6% next year
20 December 2017
Due a council tax discount for ‘severe mental impairment’? Here's how to claim
Tens of thousands of people who are entitled to a 'severe mental impairment' council tax discount are missing out
29 September 2017
Revealed: Councils overcharging 10,000s who are ‘severely mentally impaired’
A major investigation by MoneySavingExpert.com reveals 10,000s of the most vulnerable people are being overcharged
29 September 2017
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Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 and households given personalised switching advice under new Government plans23 July 2021The energy price cap, which limits how much suppliers can charge households on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), could be extended beyond 2023, while households on those tariffs will be given personalised switching advice, under new plans announced by the Government today.
Martin Lewis explains the financial help you can get if you've been 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the Covid app or NHS Test & Trace22 July 2021Over 600,000 people in England and Wales were 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the NHS Covid-19 app between 8 and 14 July, new figures show. If you're one of them, there's a range of financial support you could get.
Royal Mail warns of delivery delays across 10 areas as workforce hit by Covid-19 absences - here's the full list of postcodes affected22 July 2021Royal Mail has warned that households in 10 areas of England, including Blackpool and Worthing, could face delays to to both parcel and letter deliveries as staff members have been forced to self-isolate due to Covid-19. Here's what you need to know and what you can do if you're facing delays.
22 July 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
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