Chancellor pledges measures to help boost switching
George Osborne has pledged to save families up to £470 a year by boosting competition and cutting red tape
30 November 2015
Chancellor faces renewed call to prevent 'absurd' savings protection cut
Andrew Tyrie has written to Chancellor George Osborne calling for him to prevent an 'absurd' savings protection cut
11 September 2015
Chancellor called to prevent 'absurd' savings protection cut
A fall in the amount of savings protected if your bank goes bust is 'absurd' says the chairman of the Treasury Committee
22 July 2015
Government savings protection to be cut
The amount of money protected if your bank, building society or credit union goes bust will fall from £85,000 to £75,000
3 July 2015
RBS fined £56m over IT meltdown
RBS is to pay fines totalling £56 million following an IT meltdown in 2012, which left customers locked out of accounts
20 November 2014
Ulster Bank fined £2.75m over 'unacceptable' IT failure
Ulster Bank has been fined almost £2.75 million over an IT failure that prevented thousands from using their accounts
12 November 2014
Lloyds’ PPI mis-selling bill nears £10 billion
Lloyds Banking Group has set aside another £1.8 billion for PPI claims, taking the total bill to nearly £10 billion
3 February 2014
Barclays' PPI mis-selling bill nears £4 billion
Barclays reveals it's setting aside more cash to cover its PPI mis-selling
30 July 2013
Laiki Bank UK savers to escape Cyprus banking levy
Around 15,000 savers in the UK arm of Cypriot bank Laiki, will have their deposits protected under British rules
2 April 2013
Treasury sets out new financial watchdog powers
17 February 2011
13 October 2021
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free schools meals and change driving licence details in one place15 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
15 October 2021The UK advertising watchdog has banned an advert issued by Voxi, a subsidiary of Vodafone, for "misleading" customers over data and pricing.
15 October 2021Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Monday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.
15 October 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...
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