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Provident to limit loan mis-selling payouts for up to four million customers under new redress scheme – what it means for you

Anyone with a current or future guarantor, doorstep or payday loan mis-selling claim against Provident, Glo, Greenwood or Satsuma, some of the sectors' biggest lenders, likely won't now get the full amount they're owed.

4 August 2021

Car insurance premiums expected to fall by up to £35/yr as whiplash reforms take force

Drivers could save up to £35 a year on their car insurance, the Ministry of Justice has said, as major reforms to the claims process for whiplash injury come into effect this week.

1 June 2021

£1.8 billion in pension credit left unclaimed - how to check if you or someone you know is eligible

A former pensions minister has urged people to use this Bank Holiday weekend as an opportunity to check if elderly relatives or neighbours are missing out on £1,000s a year in pension credit, with recent figures showing up to £1.8 billion remains unclaimed. Here's how to check if you or someone you know is eligible - and what to do if so.

28 May 2021

London Capital & Finance investors in line for up to £68,000 payout under new Government scheme - but they won't get back everything lost

Around 8,800 London Capital & Finance (LCF) investors are set to receive compensation of up to £68,000 under a new Government scheme, the Treasury has announced today.

19 April 2021

HMRC to waive fines for people who file late tax returns due to coronavirus – but you'll still be fined for late payment

Those who need to file their self-assessment tax return may be able to avoid a penalty fee if they miss this month's deadline due to coronavirus

25 January 2021

'Excessive' claims management fees set to be capped - and it could save consumers thousands

A price cap on the 'excessive' fees claims management companies charge customers has today been proposed by the financial regulator in a bid to save people thousands - and the move has been welcomed by founder Martin Lewis

21 January 2021

Unite Students and Student Roost offer rent refunds to students delayed returning to university

Unite and Student Roost - two major university accommodation providers - have agreed to offer rent refunds to tens of thousands of students whose returns have been delayed due to Covid-19

12 January 2021

Can students claim a rent refund as they're told not to return to uni? What you need to know

Students at some universities are being given partial rent refunds as they may be away from their accommodation until February due to coronavirus restrictions. But other institutions are refusing to give students cash back. We round up what's happening and how to try to get some of your money back

6 January 2021

London Capital & Finance investors given compensation hope under new Government scheme

London Capital & Finance (LCF) investors have been given compensation hope after the announcement that HM Treasury will set up a scheme for those who lost money when the bond firm went bust. It comes as a damning report reveals the firm hadn't been effectively supervised by the financial watchdog

17 December 2020

Families of disabled children trying to access Child Trust Funds can save or reclaim £365+ after Government overhaul

Families with disabled children will no longer have to pay costly court fees of £365+ to access savings held in Child Trust Funds, the Government has announced

2 December 2020