Zopa launches new credit-scoring tool
Peer-to-peer lender Zopa has launched a new free credit-scoring tool
16 October 2019
Equifax fined £500,000 for failing to protect customer data
Credit reference agency Equifax has been fined £500,000 following an investigation into a hack last year, which compromised more than 15 million UK customer records
20 September 2018
Got an Equifax letter saying you were hacked? The helpline's struggling - here's what to do
Almost 700,000 British victims of the Equifax hack are receiving letters offering free identity protection
1 November 2017
Millions of UK records hit by Equifax hack
More than 15 million British records were compromised by a hack earlier this year, Equifax has admitted
11 October 2017
Massive Equifax data breach - what you need to know
Credit report heavyweight Equifax has warned that millions may have had personal details stolen as part of a breach
12 September 2017
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2 March 2016
Experian shakes up how it calculates credit scores: what it means
Experian has shaken up the way it calculates people's credit scores meaning many suddenly dropped or increased
20 November 2015
15 things you need to know about credit scoring
Boost your credit score for mortgages, cards, energy bills, mobiles and more
24 June 2015
Beware split tariff mobile contracts if you're about to apply for credit
If you're planning to buy a latest model phone from O2, be aware that you'll actually be taking out a loan
17 October 2014
Water bills to be added to credit reports
Paying water bills on time could help you get a credit card or mortgage, as Yorkshire Water accounts will be tracked
18 February 2013
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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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