Ban on rental evictions extended until end of May
A ban on bailiff-enforced rental evictions in England, which was introduced at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, has been extended again until 31 May 2021
10 March 2021
Habito to launch 'lifetime' fixed-rate mortgage that lets you lock in for up to 40 years - here's how it stacks up
Homebuyers and movers in England and Wales will soon be able to fix their mortgage rate 'for life'
10 March 2021
Chancellor commits to looking for 'workable solutions' to help mortgage prisoners - and praises MSE's campaign
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has told MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis that the Government will keep looking for solutions to help mortgage prisoners, after Martin tackled him on the issue
5 March 2021
Homebuyers' transaction tax holiday extended in Wales but not in Scotland
Homebuyers in Wales will continue to pay no transaction tax on properties up to £250,000 until 30 June - but the rates in Scotland will return to their usual level from 1 April.
4 March 2021
Budget 2021: Stamp duty holiday extended in England and Northern Ireland
The current stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland has been extended until the end of June, and some relief will continue until the end of September, the Chancellor announced in the Budget today
3 March 2021
Millions of leaseholders to get new rights which could save £10,000s
Millions of homeowners in England will be given a new right to extend their lease by up to 990 years and not have to pay any ground rent, while extending a lease or buying a freehold will also become cheaper for many, under sweeping new Government reforms
7 January 2021
Martin Lewis urges MPs to free mortgage prisoners, warning coronavirus is set to trap even more households
Martin Lewis has called on the Government to act to help "mortgage prisoners" as he gave evidence to the Treasury Committee about the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, warning that more households could become trapped as a result of the crisis
10 December 2020
First mortgage prisoners FREED under new affordability rules after MSE campaign
One of the first homeowners to be released has told us he's saving almost £500/month as a result
24 November 2020
Only the Government can release the 250,000 mortgage prisoners it's failed - and coronavirus is a tipping point, so not acting now could devastate lives
A landmark report commissioned by MoneySavingExpert.com has put forward eight practical policy solutions to free 'mortgage prisoners', which the Government has committed to reviewing
10 November 2020
Accord launches low-deposit mortgage for homebuyers – but it's not around for long
Accord has launched a short-lived 10% deposit mortgage deal. But is it any good?
4 November 2020
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22 September 2021Almost half (47%) of MoneySavers prefer to contact customer services via phone, a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found. However, this varies greatly by age, with most younger respondents (aged 49 and under) preferring to use Live Chat services over phone.
22 September 2021Energy suppliers Avro Energy and Green have become the latest firms to cease trading, affecting more than 800,000 households. If you're with either firm, your energy supply will continue and credit balances are protected. But DON'T switch now – sit tight and wait until your new supplier has contacted you.
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22 September 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
22 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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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