Post Office phone customers face price hikes of up to £42/yr
The Post Office has announced that it will be raising the price of some call plans and landline calls in November, with some customers facing increases of up to £42/year
2 October 2020
BT promises a year without broadband or phone price hikes
BT says prices for its millions of broadband, mobile or line rental customers will be frozen until March 2020
15 January 2019
TalkTalk to charge for blocking anonymous calls
TalkTalk is to charge £2 a month for its Anonymous Caller Reject service, which automatically blocks calls from withheld numbers
10 October 2018
Plusnet customers wrongly charged twice for £200 offer
More than 1,000 of Plusnet customers have been billed twice for a £200 line rental saver offer, while others were wrongly told they'd been charged for contracts they'd already cancelled, after the firm introduced a new billing system
25 September 2018
BT to raise prices AGAIN - how to beat the hikes
BT has warned it's hiking some landline, broadband, TV and Sport prices in September - here's what we know so far
26 June 2018
TalkTalk named the most complained about broadband and landline provider
TalkTalk is the most complained about broadband and landline provider according to new data
18 April 2018
EE and Virgin mobile phone users 'unable to make calls'
EE and Virgin Mobile customers are reporting widespread problems trying to make calls today
10 October 2017
Slow broadband? Many will soon be able to switch if it's not fixed in 30 days
Proposed rule changes mean big broadband firms will have to let customers quit if they fail to provide minimum speeds.
6 October 2017
Cold-calling firm Keurboom fined record £400,000 by watchdog
A cold-calling firm has been fined a record £400,000 after it made nearly 100 million nuisance calls in just 18 months
11 May 2017
Plusnet to increase line rental and call charges - how to beat the hikes
Plusnet has become the latest home phone and broadband supplier to push up its prices for line rental
5 May 2017
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Virgin Media and O2 launch Volt, their first joint product which offers to boost mobile data and broadband speeds for customers of both firms – how it works20 October 2021Newly-merged O2 and Virgin Media have launched a new product called Volt, allowing eligible customers to get their mobile data allowances doubled and their broadband speeds boosted to the next level at no extra charge.
20 October 2021Lloyds Banking Group, which owns Lloyds and Halifax, is to shut 48 branches next year, citing a fall in customer demand for the closures. We have full details below on which banks are being closed and what to do if your local branch is affected.
20 October 2021More than 10 million pensioners could see their state pension rise by £5.55/wk from April 2022 after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirmed that inflation stood at 3.1% in the year to September - a figure that is typically used to calculate the following year's state pension increase.
Millions of BT landline customers could be in line for up to £500 if a new class action case is successful20 October 2021BT is facing a £600 million class action case after it's been claimed some 2.3 million customers have been overcharged for their landline since October 2015.
Households in England and Wales to be offered new £5,000 Government grant from April 2022 to help replace gas boilers with heat pumps19 October 2021Brits wanting to fit a low-carbon heat pump in their homes in England and Wales could receive a £5,000 grant from the Government to help replace less efficient gas boilers from April 2022. The initiative is part of a £3.9 billion project to make all heating systems low carbon by 2035.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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