Plans for letting fees ban to go before MPs
Plans which will save English renters hundreds of pounds by banning letting fees will go before Parliament today
1 November 2017
House prices fall for third month in a row - for the first time since 2009
UK house prices fell in May for the third successive month – the first time this has happened since 2009
1 June 2017
Inheritance tax changes to be rolled out from tomorrow - what it means for you
Parents will be able to leave homes worth up to £850,000 to their children without them paying inheritance tax
5 April 2017
Market-leading 0.99% two-year fixed rate mortgage launches
Yorkshire Building Society is offering a new market-leading two-year fixed rate mortgage.
16 March 2017
Five-year mortgage fixes at all-time low
Mortgage lenders are engaged in an all-out price war with five-year fixes at record lows
7 February 2017
Santander to review 'misunderstood' buy-to-let clause that demands landlords hike rents
Santander confirmed review off
3 February 2017
Former drug dens and brothels more enticing for buyers than homes without fast broadband, poll finds
House hunters would rather purchase a property that had been a drug den than buy a home that did not have fast broadband
17 October 2016
Help to Buy ISAs now available for first-time buyers
First-time buyers will be able to save into one of the Government's Help to Buy ISAs from today
1 December 2015
Autumn Statement 2015: Stamp duty hike on buy-to-let and second homes
People buying additional property face a 3 percentage point surcharge on stamp duty rates
25 November 2015
Autumn Statement 2015: ISA limits frozen
Today's Autumn Statement reveals the ISA, JISA and CTF thresholds will be frozen next year
25 November 2015
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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 bills16 May 2022NHS 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.
Thousands of public sector workers to see redundancy payments cut after Government shake-up – your rights explained13 May 2022Thousands of public sector workers in England could soon see the amount they get as redundancy pay cut under new Government guidance.
Easyjet or Ryanair passenger? You can claim a refund and £100s in compensation if you're wrongly told your passport isn't valid13 May 2022Some EasyJet and Ryanair passengers have wrongly been told at the departure gate that they can't board flights because their passports are invalid. If you've been incorrectly turned away but your passport is fit for travel, here's how to get a full refund and £100s in compensation on top. Plus, we confirm the passport rules for European travel.
Warning: Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose recall chicken products over salmonella fears - here are your refund rights12 May 2022Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose are recalling a number of chicken products over fears of a salmonella outbreak. We explain your refund rights below.
Tech error means some Asda delivery passes were cancelled before they were due to expire - here's what you need to know12 May 2022Asda has admitted that some shoppers have had their delivery passes cancelled prematurely by mistake - with some still having three months left on them to use. Here's what you need to know, plus how the big four supermarket giants' delivery pass schemes stack-up.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
6 May 2022Supermarkets try all sorts of tactics to make us spend more, and a trick of the eye means you could be missing out on the best value items every time you go shopping. It’s all about where products are positioned on the shelves, with stores tending to place more expensive items at average eye-level, hoping we’ll grab...
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