Parents of young children, act now to protect your FULL state pension entitlement
New parents are missing out on national insurance credits because they're failing to claim child benefit
12 November 2016
10,000s of NHS staff facing tax reclaim chaos
More than 16,000 NHS workers who overpaid tax and national insurance while training have applied for a refund
4 November 2016
HMRC plans 'penalty points' system for those who miss tax returns deadline
The Government's proposing new penalties for those who are late filing their tax returns or paying their tax bill
17 August 2016
Eligible for carer's credit? You're putting your state pension at risk by not claiming
Up to 200,000 people are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit
27 May 2016
Budget 2016: Personal allowance tax threshold to rise to £11,500
The level at which people start to pay income tax will rise to £11,500 next April
16 March 2016
Thousands vent Twitter fury at HMRC over long call waits
Frustrated callers tweeted HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) more than 11,500 times over the past year to complain
9 September 2015
Summer Budget 2015: Income taxes to be cut
The Chancellor is to bring forward planned increases to both the personal allowance and the higher rate tax thresholds
8 July 2015
Queen's Speech 2015: Taxes to be frozen for five years
Measures to ban income tax, VAT and national insurance rises over the next five years have been announced by the Queen
27 May 2015
Tax credit renewal packs being sent out, but phone lines are jammed
HMRC sends out first batch of tax credit renewal packs, but recipients furious to find helpline jammed
29 April 2015
Budget 2015: Mini tax cut announced
The majority of people will get a small tax cut over the next few years, under new changes to the personal allowance
18 March 2015
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
Urgent. Shift debt to 27mths 0%
Breakdown cover for TWO £54/yr
Beware Klarna's new 'pay now' service
You may lose vital protections
17 Netflix hacks
Watch Squid Games etc for less
Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
Ciate £148 of nail polish for £35
Via Advent calendar code
Read the full email
For all the latest deals, guides and loopholes simply sign up today – it's spam-free!
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 works20 October 2021Newly-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 2021Lloyds Banking Group, which owns Lloyds and Halifax, is to shut 48 branches next year, citing a fall in customer demand for the closures. We have full details below on which banks are being closed and what to do if your local branch is affected.
20 October 2021More than 10 million pensioners could see their state pension rise by £5.55/wk from April 2022 after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirmed that inflation stood at 3.1% in the year to September - a figure that is typically used to calculate the following year's state pension increase.
Millions of BT landline customers could be in line for up to £500 if a new class action case is successful20 October 2021BT is facing a £600 million class action case after it's been claimed some 2.3 million customers have been overcharged for their landline since October 2015.
Households in England and Wales to be offered new £5,000 Government grant from April 2022 to help replace gas boilers with heat pumps19 October 2021Brits wanting to fit a low-carbon heat pump in their homes in England and Wales could receive a £5,000 grant from the Government to help replace less efficient gas boilers from April 2022. The initiative is part of a £3.9 billion project to make all heating systems low carbon by 2035.
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...
12 October 2021
7 October 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances