Train passengers could be hit with the largest fare rise in a decade
Rail passengers in England and Wales could face ticket price hikes of up to 4.8% next year, which would make it the largest rise in a decade. Meanwhile, those in Scotland could see increases of 3.8% if fares continue to be linked to July's retail prices index measure of inflation.
18 August 2021
EE to increase pay-monthly mobile prices by 2.2%
EE customers on monthly mobile contracts will be hit by a 2.2% price rise next month, MoneySavingExpert can reveal
5 February 2020
Vodafone to increase pay-monthly mobile prices by 2.5%
Vodafone customers on pay-monthly mobile contracts and mobile broadband contracts and will see a 2.5% price rise from next month
20 March 2019
EE to increase pay-monthly mobile prices by 2.7%
EE customers on monthly mobile contracts will be hit with a 2.7% price rise next month
8 February 2019
Household bills surge as inflation dips, MSE Bills Tracker shows
Household bills and expenses continue to surge, despite a fall in overall inflation, the latest MSE Bills Tracker shows
1 June 2018
Virgin to hit 1.6m mobile customers with 3.3% price rise
Virgin Mobile is increasing pay-monthly contracts by 3.3% plus the price of out-of-allowance calls and roaming costs
11 May 2018
EE to increase pay-monthly mobile prices by 4.1%
EE is to increase the cost of its monthly mobile contracts by 4.1%
13 February 2018
Rail fares to rise by an average of 3.4% from January
Passengers face the biggest hike in rail fares for five years with ticket costs set to rise by an average 3.4%
5 December 2017
Commuter train fares to rise by 3.6%
Commuters in England will see their season ticket costs rise by 3.6% next year
15 August 2017
Three customers face 2.6% mid-contract price rise from May - your rights
The inflation-led increase affects mid-contract customers and follows similar rises from Vodafone, EE and O2
3 April 2017
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23 May 2022Three's £2 a day roaming charges come into effect from today (23 May) for holidaymakers who wish to use their normal monthly allowance in Europe. The change will effect new and upgrading pay monthly and Sim-only customers.
£17 million of unspent Tesco Clubcard vouchers will expire this month, but there’s a trick to extend them – here’s how20 May 2022Some £17 million worth of unused Tesco Clubcard vouchers are set to expire at the end of the month. Use your vouchers now if you can but if not, there is a trick to extend them online. We explain how it works below.
Millions of 4G smartphone owners may be due up to £30 payout after claims handset prices were inflated20 May 2022Around 29 million 4G Apple and Samsung smartphone owners in the UK could be entitled to a payout of up to £30 if a collective action case by Which? is successful - although there are no guarantees. It comes after the consumer group claimed inflated manufacturing costs were passed onto consumers
19 May 2022Boots and Co-op are the latest retailers to increase the price of their meal deals. Boots has upped costs from £3.39 to £3.59, and from £3.99 to £4.19 in its London shops, while Co-op's meal deal has jumped from £3.50 to £3.75.
Financial regulator to punish banks and building societies that don't protect people's access to cash19 May 2022Under the new 'Financial Services and Markets Bill' banks and building societies will have to ensure cash withdrawal and deposit facilities are available to customers in communities across the UK.
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3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
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