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
Stop the charge VICTORY: PM to end 'unfair' GP charges for mental health debt forms
The Government is to review the practice of NHS doctors charging people with mental health problems for debt help forms
9 January 2017
England's NHS hospitals earn record £120m in car park charges – but you can beat unfair fines
Trusts are making £100,000s a year by fining patients, visitors and staff deemed to have broken car park rules
28 December 2016
Revealed: GPs charging domestic violence survivors £100+ to sign legal aid forms
People who've suffered domestic violence can be charged more than £100 by their GP for supporting legal aid applications
25 November 2016
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Martin Lewis urges EVERYONE with a mortgage to check urgently if they can switch and save £1,000s, as rates drop below 1%16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
15 June 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
15 June 2021The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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