Record numbers taking out voluntary arrangements to cope with debts
Record numbers of Individual Voluntary Arrangements were taken out last year by people struggling with debt, according to new Government figures
31 January 2020
BHS to file for administration: what it means for you
British shopping institution and high street retail giant BHS is to call in administrators today
25 April 2016
Bankruptcies down almost 20% during past year
The number of people going bankrupt has fallen to a 15-year low in England and Wales, according to official figures
29 October 2014
Former Farepak customer? £1m has yet to be cashed in
More than 11,000 former Farepak customers are yet to collect their share of a £1 million victim pot
7 October 2014
Ovivo closure: MSE reports mobile firm to authorities
MoneySavingExpert.com has reported mobile firm Ovivo to the authorities after its sudden closure last month
15 April 2014
Hbos blamed for Farepak failure
A companies watchdog has abandoned a bid to penalise directors of the Christmas savings business
22 June 2012
Record number declared insolvent
5 February 2010
Personal insolvencies hit record high
6 November 2009
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Trainline passengers vent their anger after company unexpectedly withdraws 50% off railcards Black Friday deal just days after launch29 November 2021Customers have been left frustrated after a shock U-turn by Trainline meant they could no longer get 50% off a new railcard. Shoppers were told they had until 17 December to use the discount code, however Trainline instead closed it on 26 November - nearly three weeks early.
29 November 2021Banks and building societies have been urged to relax their lending rules to help almost 50,000 'mortgage prisoners', who are trapped in expensive mortgages and are unable to switch to a cheaper deal.
29 November 2021Holidaymakers with trips booked to Spain, Switzerland and Israel face disruption due to new Covid-19 entry requirements for all three destinations - including Spain banning unvaccinated tourists from 1 December. Below we explain what's changing and your refund rights if you can no longer travel.
29 November 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe.. We've the full info on what's happened, including changes to testing and quarantining. Plus, this guide also has key info on travel insurance, refund rights and more.
27 November 2021New measures include testing and isolation requirements for travellers to the UK and a strengthening of mask-wearing guidance in England.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
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.
14 September 2021Update 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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