Councils taking days to repair severe potholes
Councils' targets for fixing the most severe potholes on their roads vary wildly, with repairs taking minutes in some areas and up to three days elsewhere, according to new data
18 January 2019
RAC apologises to customers after breaking insurance renewal rules
The RAC has been forced to apologise for the content of its insurance renewal letters
3 April 2018
Pothole breakdowns jump more than 10%
The number of cars breaking down after hitting potholes has jumped dramatically in the past year, according to the RAC
26 January 2018
20 tricks to drive down motoring costs
Tricks to bring rising motoring costs to a skidding halt, including beating increasing fuel costs & car insurance hikes
30 March 2016
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16 December 2015
VW emissions scandal: what does it mean for you?
The owners of nearly 1.2 million cars in the UK have been told their diesel vehicles contain emissions cheating software
2 October 2015
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12 August 2015
Could you reclaim unfair private parking fines?
Drivers may have been illegally charged millions of pounds by overzealous private parking firms, according to the RAC
20 February 2015
Hopes of £1/litre petrol fading as prices start to rise again
The price of petrol at the pumps is slowly creeping up again, dashing motorists' hopes of an average price of £1/litre
20 February 2015
Thousands make pothole damage claim
Almost 50,000 drivers made claims against councils for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes in 2013/14
26 January 2015
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27 October 2020Some investors with peer-to-peer lender Ratesetter are still waiting for their cash over seven months after trying to withdraw their investments, with 1,000s in virtual queues to access their money
27 October 2020Mobile companies will be banned from selling 'locked' phones which only work with their network, under new rules coming into force at the end of next year
I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim that my business is adversely affected by coronavirus27 October 2020100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
27 October 2020If 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.
27 October 2020Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
26 October 2020Update 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...
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more20 October 2020Within the last week, we've seen the extension of coronavirus credit card, personal loan and overdraft help to 31 October 2020, with mortgage payment holidays already extended. The regulator's other help schemes are also likely to be extended too, including car finance and payday loans, yet should you do it?
Martin Lewis: I confess, I did a 'decoy effect' experiment on my Twitter and Facebook followers… and it may be why they're buying more Jaffa Cakes7 September 2020Behavioural economics is a powerful science. Some retailers are undoubtedly using it to make us pay more to get less. One element is the 'decoy effect' – where a higher-priced item is sold, to make items next to it look like bargains. So I wanted to do a little experiment to test it
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