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Top universities and MSE call for current student loan statement to be scrapped

MoneySavingExpert.com and the Russell Group of universities is calling on the Government to scrap the current student loan statement

13 May 2019

Scotland to charge 20p deposit on bottles and cans – but you'll get it back if you recycle

The Scottish Government has today announced plans to charge 20p deposits on bottles and cans, which will be refunded if they're returned, in a bid to increase recycling

8 May 2019

Free sanitary products extended to primary schools

Sanitary products will be available for free in primary schools in England, the Government announced today

16 April 2019

Pregnancy club Bounty fined £400,000 for illegally sharing 14 million people's data

Pregnancy and parenting club Bounty has been fined £400,000 by the information watchdog for illegally sharing the personal information of 14 million people

12 April 2019

Wales champions ‘severely mentally impaired’ £400/yr council tax discount

The Welsh government will ensure a long-standing council tax reduction is no longer hidden for people diagnosed as 'severely mentally impaired' - making it easier for some to save £100s/yr and to claim £1,000s in rebates. Martin Lewis is now pushing for changes in the rest of Great Britain

10 April 2019

'We got our dream wedding for £2k'

One MoneySaving couple pulled out all the stops to throw their dream wedding for just £2,000, including making their own flowers and using a discount card to bag 2for1 cocktails

9 April 2019

Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox's auto-renewal terms to be investigated

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned about whether some of these companies’ business practices are legal

5 April 2019

Couples able to pass on £950,000 tax-free as inheritance threshold to rise

Parents and grandparents passing on their home will be able to leave up to £950,000 tax-free from the start of the 2019/20 tax year

2 April 2019

National living wage and minimum wage rise today

Around 1.8 million workers will receive a pay rise on Monday when the National Living Wage increases by almost 5%

1 April 2019

Funeral sector to be investigated by the competition watchdog

Britain's competition watchdog has launched an in-depth investigation into the funeral sector amid fears that grieving families are being ripped off.

28 March 2019

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