Winter fuel payment recipients urged to check details after 60,000+ letters with incorrect information sent out
Tens of thousands of people who are eligible for winter fuel payments are being urged to check their details after 60,000+ letters on the scheme were sent out with incorrect information, which in a small number of cases could affect how much you're paid. Here's what to watch out for and what you need to do
4 December 2020
Vulnerable Post Office customers offered cash deliveries
Vulnerable Post Office customers who need to shield during the coronavirus pandemic can now have cash payments delivered straight to their homes as part of a new scheme
22 April 2020
State pensions to rise by 3.9%
State pensions are expected to rise by 3.9% from next April – the biggest increase since 2012
16 October 2019
New pension credit rules could cost some with younger partners £7,000 a year
Pensioners who live in a couple will only be able to make a new claim for pension credit when both partners are over the state pension age, under new rules to come into effect in May
15 January 2019
Over £10 billion of benefits left unclaimed
Government figures released today show that up to an estimated £10.1 billion of pension credit, housing benefit and income support were left unclaimed in a single year
15 November 2018
Fifth of universal credit claimants still paid late
A fifth of universal credit claimants are still receiving their first payment late, a new report reveals
15 June 2018
All 1.6 million personal independence payment claims to be reviewed - are you owed £100s?
Every person receiving a personal independence payment will have their claim reviewed, the Government has said
30 January 2018
Disabled consumers to get a stronger voice with new business champions
Disabled customers and employees are to be given a voice to promote change and trigger improvements in various sectors
21 February 2017
Future widowed parents face being 'pushed onto the breadline' by bereavement payout changes
A new Government payment scheme for widowed parents could end up pushing parents
3 February 2017
Campaigners raise £65,000 for legal challenge to women's state pension changes
WASPI may seek a judicial review on the legality of the changes
21 October 2016
5 May 2021
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England's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations unveiled - including Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel7 May 2021Holidays abroad could get the go-ahead from 17 May as an announcement from Grant Shapps, the secretary of state for the Department for Transport is expected today. It's thought a 'green list' of countries that Brits will be able to travel to without needing to quarantine on return will also be revealed.
7 May 2021The fee retailers charge for single-use plastic carrier bags is to double from 5p to 10p in England from 21 May, while those making purchases in smaller shops will also now have to pay the charge.
Martin Lewis and MSE join coalition of organisations urging Government to use Online Safety Bill to tackle scams7 May 2021MoneySavingExpert.com and the Money and Mental Policy Institute, which were both founded by Martin Lewis, are among 17 organisations today 'pleading' for Government action to protect people from online crime.
7 May 2021Lockdown's easing, retail's opening, and spending's likely to restart. Some will be able to draw on savings but others will be thinking about taking on new debt. So if you're going to borrow, we want to ensure you do it the cheapest and safest way.
7 May 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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