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 Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust24 September 2021In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares24 September 2021Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores24 September 2021Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
PCR travel test providers given official warning amid concerns over misleading prices and unfair practices24 September 2021PCR Covid test providers have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to clean up their practices amid concerns they may be breaking consumer law. An open letter has been written by the watchdog identifying a number of "harmful" practices, which it says it will further investigate.
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...
16 August 2021
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