Facebook Marketplace launches new postal service but sellers will be charged to use it from January – here’s all you need to know
From January 2022, sellers who sell items on Facebook Marketplace that are set to be delivered to the buyer will be charged 2% - here is what you need to know.
31 December 2021
Martin Lewis and MSE join coalition of organisations urging Government to use Online Safety Bill to tackle scams
MoneySavingExpert.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 2021
Facebook and eBay urged to act to stop fake reviews
The competitions watchdog has called on online giants Facebook and eBay to act urgently to stop fake and misleading reviews appearing on their sites, after finding evidence of a "thriving marketplace" for false online reviews
21 June 2019
Massive Facebook hack – what it means for you
Facebook has revealed 50m accounts have been hacked, though it is unclear how many of those are in the UK
29 September 2018
Facebook bug made up to 14 million users' posts public
Facebook has said a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May
8 June 2018
Martin Lewis meets Facebook over fake adverts
MSE Founder Martin Lewis will ask Facebook to fundamentally change the way it polices adverts at a meeting today
16 May 2018
Martin Lewis slams new Facebook Messenger scam using his name and picture - what to watch out for
MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has said he's
13 February 2018
Facebook Messenger to allow you to transfer money within a chat
You'll soon be able to send cash to your family and friends using Facebook's Messenger app
6 November 2017
Advertising watchdog bans fake Facebook 'Martin Lewis' ads
Three Facebook ads which used images of MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis have broken advertising rules
18 October 2017
Facebook takes on eBay and Gumtree with its own online marketplace for app users
Facebook is launching its own free-to-use classified-ads platform for buying and selling goods locally
4 October 2016
18 May 2022
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19 May 2022Boots and Co-op are the latest retailers to increase the price of their meal deals. Boots has upped costs from £3.39 to £3.59, and from £3.99 to £4.19 in its London shops, while Co-op's meal deal has jumped from £3.50 to £3.75.
Financial regulator to punish banks and building societies that don't protect people's access to cash19 May 2022Under the new 'Financial Services and Markets Bill' banks and building societies will have to ensure cash withdrawal and deposit facilities are available to customers in communities across the UK.
Two MoneySavers reclaim £1,000+: How to check and challenge incorrect water bills if you use a soakaway or septic tank19 May 2022Two MoneySavingExpert.com users have secured refunds and compensation worth thousands - and reduced their waste water bills - after arguing their bills should have been lower as their homes aren't connected to public sewers. Here's how others in England and Wales can maybe do the same.
Thousands of Vodafone customers unable to redeem Airtime Rewards to put towards their phone bill – here’s what you can do19 May 2022Almost 14,000 Vodafone customers have been unable to redeem Airtime Rewards against their mobile phone bill since the start of May due to a technical glitch. The cashback scheme has implemented a temporary fix, which sees cashback paid into your bank account, for now. Here is all you need to know.
Lloyds Banking Group to shut another 20 Lloyds branches and eight Halifax outlets - here's what's happening18 May 2022Lloyds Banking Group has announced a further round of branch closures, with 28 more outlets being shut across the UK between August and November this year. The closures are made up of 20 Lloyds Bank branches and eight Halifax outlets.
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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