Ministry of Justice
Families of disabled children trying to access Child Trust Funds can save or reclaim £365+ after Government overhaul
Families with disabled children will no longer have to pay costly court fees of £365+ to access savings held in Child Trust Funds, the Government has announced
2 December 2020
Government scraps planned probate fees hike
The Government has reversed its decision to change probate fees, which would have seen some bereaved families pay almost £6,000 extra
14 October 2019
10,000s owed refund of deputyship fees – how to claim
More than 80,000 people who have had deputies appointed for them by the Court of Protection are owed refunds of £240 on average – here's how to check who is owed
4 October 2019
Over £11 million paid out for Power of Attorney refunds so far – here's how to claim
Over £11 million has been paid out in over 180,000 refunds for Power of Attorney fees, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal - but this is only a fraction of the amount available to be claimed
15 November 2018
Government announces probate fees hike
The Government has announced changes to probate fees which means some will pay almost £6,000 more - but for estates worth less than £50,000 you won't pay anything at all
6 November 2018
Power of Attorney fee cut to £82
The fee for registering a Lasting Power of Attorney has dropped from £110 to £82, in a move the Government hopes will en
7 April 2017
Used a dodgy claims handler? Now the Legal Ombudsman can help
People who've used unscrupulous claims management companies (CMCs) can now take their complaints to the Legal Ombudsman
28 January 2015
Over 200 rogue claims firms shut down last year, Government says
The Government has stepped up action against claims management companies that fail to comply with industry standards
25 February 2014
Dodgy PPI claims firms face new Government crackdown
Rogue PPI reclaim firms will face bigger fines in future under Government plans
21 November 2013
Silent PPI calls to be probed by Ofcom
Silent and abandoned phone calls about PPI are being investigated by telecoms watchdog Ofcom
17 May 2013
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Martin's energy need-to-knows
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If you NEED to borrow
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5 July 2022Provident borrowers who were mis-sold loans they couldn't afford will receive refunds of some of the interest and fees they were charged this July, it's been confirmed. But they'll get back less than 10% of what they're owed.
Funeral plan provider Safe Hands has gone into administration – what to do now if you have a prepaid plan with Safe Hands or others5 July 2022Safe Hands, a prepaid funeral plan provider, has fallen into administration leaving thousands of customers worried about what to do next and concerns growing that other companies will follow suit. Here's what it means for you, as well as information on providers to beware buying plans from presently.
4 July 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
MSE Exclusive: Households in Great Britain due £150 million in council tax refunds – check NOW to see if you're one of the 862,000 due a payout3 July 2022Households are being urged to check NOW if they are one of the 862,000 due a refund of overpaid council tax, with an investigation by MoneySavingExpert.com showing residents in England, Scotland and Wales could claim back a total of just over £150 million.
Virgin launches fee-free train booking app and you can earn points to redeem at Greggs and more - here's how it works1 July 2022Virgin has launched a free app that allows rail passengers to book trains directly, without a booking fee. Users can also earn points on spending to redeem on Virgin experiences, Greggs sausage rolls and more.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 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.
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.
5 July 2022
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