Decent vision should not be an 'optional extra' and government help is needed, warn eye care professionals - check if you qualify for support
Millions of people across the UK are struggling to afford eye care due to the cost of living crisis, industry experts have said. They're now urging the Government to increase the amount people can get to cover the cost of glasses and contact lenses.
28 November 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
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', MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal.
21 February 2022
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
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
Revealed: 10,000s overpay for hay fever meds via prescriptions
Tens of thousands of hay fever sufferers are overpaying for tablets - in some cases by more than £6 each time
8 May 2018
Scotland aims to defeat 'period poverty' with free sanitary products trial
A scheme to give free sanitary products to women on low incomes has been launched in Scotland
13 July 2017
Government considers providing poorest schoolgirls with free sanitary products
The Government is to consider whether to supply the UK's poorest schoolgirls with free sanitary products
21 March 2017
Cost of NHS prescriptions and dental care to rise next month
The charge for an NHS prescription and NHS dental care in England will rise from 1 April, the Government has announced
17 March 2017
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Martin Lewis: Do you have a Power of Attorney? It's crucial protection – not just for the elderly – and more important than a will28 November 2023Do you have a Power of Attorney? MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis explains how this crucial protection works, why it's more important than a will, and how to get one in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.
Martin Lewis: Child Benefit warning for couples – are you missing out on £1,000s in future state pension payments?28 November 2023If you're in a couple and claiming Child Benefit – or aren't claiming because one of you earns £60,000 or more a year – you could be missing out on £1,000s or even £10,000s in future state pension payments.
28 November 2023Tesco Clubcard holders need to urgently to spend £16 million worth of vouchers before they expire on Thursday 30 November. Alternatively, if you'd rather hang onto the vouchers, we've got a trick to extend their validity.
Autumn Statement: State pension confirmed to rise by 8.5% from April 2024 – while some benefits will go up by 6.7%28 November 2023The state pension will rise by 8.5% from April 2024 under the 'triple lock' guarantee, meaning millions of people will receive a weekly increase of up to £17.35. Certain benefits, including Universal Credit, will also rise from next April by 6.7%.
28 November 2023Energy standing charges, which make up around £300 of most people's yearly bills, are to be reviewed by Ofgem.
Martin Lewis: Energy bill credit – how much is too much? Stop the rip-off and get back £100s, by understanding the monthly direct debit energy cycle…28 November 2023Martin Lewis dissects how much energy bill credit is too much, and when it's best to ask for it back
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