Applying or renewing your driving licence? Wait until tomorrow if you can
Motorists needing to renew a driving photocard or apply for a provisional licence should wait till tomorrow as fees drop
30 October 2014
Drivers struggle to renew road tax online
The DVLA's website has struggled to cope as thousands went online to try and renew their road tax
1 October 2014
The end is nigh for tax discs - how will it affect you?
You'll soon be able to make road tax payments by monthly direct debit, but you won't be able to transfer it
23 September 2014
Car insurance premiums fall at record rate
Car insurance rates fell by a record 14.1% in 2013, while home insurance premiums are also falling, says the AA
23 January 2014
'Bailiffs harassed me over somebody else's £1,200 parking fine'
A Londoner has been threatened with having goods seized from his home for over £1,000 of somebody else's parking fines
28 August 2013
Private parking ticket appeals service launches
A new appeals service for complaints about private parking charges in England and Wales is launched today
1 October 2012
Compulsory car insurance rules come into force today
Virtually everyone with an uninsured vehicle is breaking the law whether they drive it or not, under rules that will be enforced from today
20 June 2011
Now you must have car insurance
The Continuous Insurance Enforcement scheme makes it an offence to keep an active, uninsured vehicle.
20 May 2011
Compulsory car insurance moves a step closer
Under new rules it will soon be an offence to keep an uninsured vehicle, rather than just to drive when uninsured
20 April 2011
"Staged accidents" drive up car insurance costs - report
11 March 2011
18 May 2022
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New. Lloyds' £125 joins bank bribe bunch
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17 May 2022With record numbers lodging passport applications after putting off renewals during the pandemic, delays at the Passport Office are threatening to derail holidays for many. We round up your travel and compensation rights.
Households should ignore scam emails WRONGLY telling them to claim council tax rebates from energy regulator Ofgem17 May 2022Beware scam emails wrongly telling you to click a link to sign up for both a council tax rebate and an energy bill discount. It comes as MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has received several reports from individuals who've received these emails. Here's what you need to watch out for.
NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills17 May 2022NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.
17 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.
Customers of collapsed rent-to-own firm BrightHouse unlikely to receive any form of refund - here are all the details16 May 2022Customers of collapsed rent to own company BrightHouse are unlikely to get any money back after the firm's joint administrators said the cost of refunding people would "far exceed" the money available.
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.
3 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.
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.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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