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£17 million of unspent Tesco Clubcard vouchers will expire this month, but there’s a trick to extend them – here’s how

Some £17 million worth of unused Tesco Clubcard vouchers are set to expire at the end of the month. Use your vouchers now if you can but if not, there is a trick to extend them online. We explain how it works below.

20 May 2022

NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills

NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.

17 May 2022

Thousands of public sector workers to see redundancy payments cut after Government shake-up – your rights explained

Thousands of public sector workers in England could soon see the amount they get as redundancy pay cut under new Government guidance.

13 May 2022

New reforms to protect renters confirmed – including an ombudsman for complaints and a ban on 'no fault' evictions

Renters in England can no longer be evicted for no reason under a new Bill introduced by the Government this week - though the rules are yet to take effect. The "Renters Reform Bill" will also see the introduction of an ombudsman for private tenants among other measures.

11 May 2022

More than 2.5 million people to be moved onto universal credit from today, leaving 900,000 worse off - here's all you need to know

More than 2.5 million people on legacy benefits will start to be moved over to universal credit from today in an automatic process that was previously halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Government's own figures show that the move could leave 900,000 people worse off – though many others will see their circumstances improved. Here's all you need to know.

9 May 2022

Tesco no longer cheapest for sanitary pads after it DOUBLES price - here's where to find the cheapest now

The price of the cheapest sanitary pads has almost doubled since this time last year.

15 March 2022

Deadline to sign up to the Government's new Healthy Start system looms, but those eligible have faced big problems applying

The existing paper vouchers are being phased out this month and families and expectant mothers must switch to the new system to continue to get help with food and milk costs.

4 March 2022

Exclusive: One million people overpaid for prescriptions because they didn't get an NHS 'season ticket' – how to cut your medical costs

More than one million people in England missed out on savings of £40 on average between April 2020 and April 2021 by failing to use a prescription 'season ticket', can reveal.

21 February 2022

Signed up to Disney+ before 23 February 2021? Make sure you’re prepared for the £20 price hike this month

Thousands of customers who signed up for an annual subscription to Disney+ before 23 February 2021 will see their bills increase by £20 this month. Instead of paying £59.99/yr these customers will be billed £79.99/yr.

16 February 2022

Coronavirus finance & bills help

Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.

1 January 2022