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 works
Newly-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 2021
New FREE guide on what to teach kids about spending money safely online launched
Not-for-profit internet safety body Internet Matters has launched a free ten-point guide with tips to help kids and young people build good online money management habits.
13 April 2021
MPs launch inquiry into banking IT failures
An influential group of MPs has launched an inquiry into IT failures at financial institutions, after a series of major outages this year at several different banks
22 November 2018
Price gap between the cheapest fibre and standard broadband deals is shrinking
The price gap between the cheapest fibre and standard broadband deals is closing, new analysis by MSE reveals
18 June 2018
Broadband adverts to show AVERAGE speeds
From next week, adverts from broadband providers will all have to show the average rather than the top speeds they offer
18 May 2018
Internet and phone costs drop for the first time in almost nine years, MSE Bills Tracker shows
The average internet and phone costs fell year-on-year by 0.4%, shows MSE Bills Tracker
3 April 2018
Broadband prices hit seven-month low - check NOW to see if you can save
The broadband price war is hotting up with prices dropping to the cheapest we've seen in the past seven months
27 March 2018
Vodafone's new offer will discount next month's bill if your broadband speed drops - here's what you need to know
Vodafone has launched a broadband minimum speed guarantee which promises to cut your monthly bill if your speed drops
1 March 2018
New Ofcom rules to help those with slow broadband from 2019
Regulator Ofcom has announced it will give its code of practice a bit more oomph, with new rules applying from 2019
1 March 2018
Broadband adverts will have to show AVERAGE speeds from May 2018
Broadband providers will have to advertise the average speed of their services rather than the top speeds available
23 November 2017
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PCR testing firm Randox forced to give customers clearer information on wait times and refund rights following talks with the regulator3 December 2021PCR travel test provider Randox Health has changed its terms and conditions to be clearer on when customers can expect tests and results to arrive and when they can cancel an order and claim a refund.
3 December 2021Martin Lewis warned households to "do nothing" with their energy supply and not to switch in the tenth episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show.
UK Government website still showing £1 Covid test deals despite concerns few consumers can get these prices3 December 2021Companies offering PCR travel tests for as little as 30p can still be found on the UK Government's website despite a number of the cheapest deals being pulled on the back of concerns that travellers are being misled by providers offering super cheap deals just to boost their position in the list.
3 December 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.
Got a Halifax or Virgin Money travel credit or debit card you haven't recently used? Check it won't get automatically cancelled2 December 2021With some providers cancelling inactive cards, it's worth checking to see if you need to take action to keep your card account open - particularly if you have any upcoming Christmas trips.
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...
30 November 2021If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
23 November 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances