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Netflix testing price rise on new customers - here's what you need to know

TV streaming service Netflix had admitted showing some people who sign up to Netflix higher prices to understand how much potential customers "value" it - but it says nobody will actually pay the higher price

21 March 2019

Beware 'HMRC' phone scams – surge in calls telling victims they owe taxman £1,000s is warning readers to be alert to a sophisticated phone scam that has recently emerged, in which fraudsters threaten victims with arrest if they don't pay £1,000s on the spot

19 March 2019

Cost of NHS dental care to rise next month

Charges for NHS dental services in England are set to rise by 5% on 1 April, the Government has announced - so if you've been meaning to go to the dentist, see if you can go before then to avoid paying extra

13 March 2019

Free sanitary products to be available in schools

Sanitary products will be made available for free in secondary schools and colleges in England, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced

13 March 2019

'My friends claimed £5,000 after I told them about the marriage tax allowance'

One MoneySaver has made it his mission to spread the word about the marriage tax allowance - and so far his friends have managed to claim almost £5,000 between them

6 March 2019

Stamp prices to increase next month

The price of standard first and second-class stamps will increase by 3p each at the end of March

22 February 2019

NHS prescription charge to rise to £9

The NHS prescription charge in England is set to increase by 20p to £9 – but hundreds of thousands of patients could save by getting a 'prescription season ticket'

21 February 2019

GPs to stop charging for mental health debt forms

GPs in England will stop charging for completing the Debt and Mental Health Evidence form - paperwork that people with mental health and debt problems can be asked to provide to creditors and debt collectors in order to receive additional support - after a two year campaign by the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute

21 February 2019

Nearly all councils planning to raise council tax – see if you can cut yours

97% are planning rises, according to research

15 February 2019

NHS launches instant digital prescription season tickets

Customers can now apply online for a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) and receive an instant digital certificate

11 February 2019

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