GDP up 0.3% as UK avoids triple-dip recession
Britain has avoided a triple-dip recession after the economy grew by 0.3% during the first quarter
25 April 2013
Double-dip recession not as deep as feared
Revised figures reveal a smaller contraction in the second quarter of the year than previously expected
27 September 2012
Recession less deep than feared, but economy still struggling
Britain's double-dip recession is not as bad as previously thought, revised figures show
24 August 2012
Proof you can get out of debt in the recession
Despite the state of the country's economy, one MoneySaver became debt-free after overcoming a £35,000 wall
26 July 2012
Economy shrinks by 0.7% pushing UK into deeper recession
Britain slumped to its longest double-dip recession in more than 50 years, after figures reveal the economy has shrunk
25 July 2012
Labour calls for fuel duty rise postponement
Ed Balls is urging the Government to use the Olympics underspend to cover the cost of scrapping an increase in fuel duty
26 June 2012
Recession is deeper than feared
Revised figures today show a sharper decline in the economy in the first three months of 2012 than first thought
24 May 2012
Mervyn King: Economic crisis "far from over"
Bank of England governor admits more should have been done to avert the downturn, adding we're not out of the woods
3 May 2012
Time to recession-proof your finances?
Here are 10 things everyone needs to know about economic downturn
2 May 2012
UK back in recession
The UK is back in recession after a surprise 0.2% contraction in the economy in the first quarter of the year
25 April 2012
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8 December 2021Zopa has this week closed all of its 60,000 existing investor accounts. If you're an investor, you'll be able to access your money by 31 January 2022 at the latest. If you're a borrower, nothing is changing and you should carry on with your repayments as normal.
7 December 2021The financial watchdog has proposed sweeping changes that would mean financial service providers give consumers better protection while preventing them from harm before it even happens.
7 December 2021Even if your car and home insurance is not up for renewal, everyone should get quotes now because in a month new rules may mean costs will spike.
6 December 2021If you are eligible, the money should be paid automatically but you can claim if you think you've wrongly missed out.
6 December 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe.. We've the full info on what's happened, including changes to testing and quarantining. Plus, this guide also has key info on travel insurance, refund rights and more.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
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...
30 November 2021If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
23 November 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances