Budget 2023: Energy Price Guarantee to remain at £2,500 in win for Martin Lewis and MSE – here's what it means for your bills
The announcement follows a month-long campaign led by Martin Lewis, which has been backed by 130 charities and consumer organisations.
15 March 2023
Energy suppliers warned to stop force-fitting prepayment meters before offering more support – what to do if you're unfairly switched
Energy companies have been called on to voluntarily stop the practice of forcibly moving customers to prepayment meters without taking every step to support households struggling to pay bills first.
22 January 2023
More cost of living payments of up to £1,350 to be paid after 5 April - here's what you need to know
Millions of struggling households will receive additional 'cost of living' payments in 2023 and 2024, with the first set of cash to be paid after 6 April, the Government has today confirmed.
3 January 2023
State pensions could rise 10.1% from April as Prime Minister 'committed' to the triple lock - though no certainty over benefits rise
Millions claiming the state pension or benefits could receive a 10.1% increase in payments from April next year. However, the Government has yet to confirm whether this will be the case or whether pension and benefit payments will rise by a different amount.
25 October 2022
The energy price guarantee is now set to end in April next year – here's what the change means for your bills
The energy price guarantee, which was introduced on 1 October to protect households from a hideous 80% increase in energy bills, will now only last until April 2023, rather than for the next two years as originally planned.
18 October 2022
Chancellor's emergency fiscal budget – Jeremy Hunt scales back energy support and reverses tax reforms: Here's what you need to know
New Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has reversed a host of tax reforms and drastically scaled back energy help previously announced in September's mini-budget.
18 October 2022
MSE joins campaigners calling on Liz Truss to find the "quickest and most effective" way to shield consumers from online scams
MoneySavingExpert.com and its founder Martin Lewis have joined forces with a number of campaign groups and organisations to urge the Prime Minister to push the scams element of the Online Safety Bill through Parliament as quickly as possible in a bid to end the "constant perpetuation of online fraud".
14 October 2022
Warning: Watch out for fake texts offering you help with your energy bills – they're a scam
Watch out for fake text messages claiming to be from the Government, inviting you to apply for the £400 energy bill support. They're a scam – the £400 will be paid automatically. You do not need to apply.
23 September 2022
Open letter urges Government to increase disability benefits and widen eligibility criteria to prevent 'devastating humanitarian crisis'
Disability campaign groups have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for her to increase disability benefits, and their eligibly criteria, in a bid to prevent a "devastating humanitarian crisis".
15 September 2022
Martin Lewis' round-up of the new £2,500 energy price cap – here's what's happening
Energy bills will be capped at £2,500 a year for a typical household from 1 October 2022 for the next two winters, Prime Minister Liz Truss has announced. A £400 energy rebate will also continue to be paid as planned from October.
12 September 2022
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Martin Lewis: Do you have a Power of Attorney? Here's why it’s so important and how to get one20 March 2023Do you have a power of attorney? It’s a crucial financial protection, probably more important than a will. MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis explains why power of attorney is so important, how to get one and more in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.
Budget 2023: Childcare support to be boosted for children from nine months and for parents on universal credit – here's what you need to know20 March 2023The announcements form a package of new measures designed to help parents, revealed by the Chancellor in today's Budget.
Exclusive: Tesco Clubcard points will no longer be worth triple when spent on rewards vouchers from June 2023 - here's what you need to know18 March 2023From 14 June, you'll only be able to double (not triple) your points when redeeming them at Clubcard partners.
Budget 2023: Tax-free pension limits raised - here's what it means for your savings15 March 2023The annual amount you can save into a pension once you've taken money out of it will rise from £4,000 to £10,000 this April.
Budget 2023: Martin Lewis rounds up today's key announcements and what they mean for your finances15 March 2023Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced major changes to childcare support, pensions and benefits in his 2023 Spring Budget.
Martin Lewis: Is it time to ban unnecessary Christmas presents?5 December 2022Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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