Credit card charges
Barclaycard customer? Check your account and don't bin post as it's refunding MORE people, with some getting £1,200
Keep an eye out for letters from Barclaycard, even if you weren't on a repayment plan, as it's refunding more customers for incorrect fees, with some receiving £1,200.
25 January 2022
Sainsbury's Bank wrongly charges credit card customers late payment fees - check if you're due a refund
Sainsbury’s says affected customers will be refunded automatically but it is worth checking to see if you’ve been wrongly charged.
7 January 2022
New rules to protect those in debt mean your credit card may be suspended if you only make minimum repayments
Credit card customers struggling with persistent debt are to be offered extra help by lenders, under new rules
27 February 2018
Mastercard to verify payments by selfies or fingerprint scans from next year
All Mastercard users will be able to verify themselves with biometrics such as fingerprint scans or facial recognition
24 January 2018
Big brands charge customers credit card fees after ban
A number of big-name brands including energy firm E.on and travel giant Expedia have been mistakenly charging customers
19 January 2018
Some credit card users STILL charged fees after ban
A number of firms and councils have been charging fees for credit card payments after they were banned
15 January 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
Monarch ditches credit card booking fees
Three weeks after Virgin Atlantic ended its 1.5% charge on flights, Monarch says it will scrap its 3% fee
9 December 2016
Shoppers to be able to split credit card payments at the till – but you may end up paying a packet
Card payment machines in shops will give credit card-holders the option of paying for items in instalments
6 December 2016
John Lewis credit card-holders struggle to resolve payment issues after website outage
Customers say they are still battling to get through to the retailer as problems enter their third week
27 October 2016
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