Tips will be guaranteed to go directly to hospitality staff under new laws
The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
24 September 2021
One in 10 shoppers using buy now, pay later services have been chased by debt collectors, warns charity
One in 10 shoppers using buy now, pay later (BNPL) services have been chased by debt collectors, rising to one in eight young people, according to new research from Citizens Advice.
3 September 2021
TalkTalk TV and PlayStation Now are MoneySavers' least-used subscriptions, new MSE poll finds
TalkTalk TV and PlayStation Now are MoneySavers least used subscriptions, a new MoneySavingExpert poll has found. It could be a good prompt to do a direct debit audit and check you're not paying for a service each month that you no longer use.
18 August 2021
Groupon threatened with court action after refusing cash refunds
Deals website Groupon faces court action unless it improves how it treats its customers, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said.
9 August 2021
ALL shops in England must charge 10p for plastic bags from 21 May
The fee retailers charge for single-use plastic carrier bags is to double from 5p to 10p in England from 21 May, while those making purchases in smaller shops will also now have to pay the charge.
18 May 2021
Morrisons scraps 'More' loyalty points in favour of personalised money-off discounts
Morrisons is to axe its 'Morrisons More' loyalty points scheme and replace it with new personalised money-off vouchers via its app
11 May 2021
Ikea launches 'buy back' scheme for old furniture - and you can get up to 50% of the item's original value
Ikea has today launched a new scheme allowing shoppers to trade in their old Ikea furniture in return for vouchers to be spent in store – here's how it works.
5 May 2021
Sainsbury's stops weekly Nectar bonus points offers for some shoppers in mystery loyalty scheme shake-up
Sainsbury's has confirmed a shake-up to the Nectar loyalty scheme, which could see weekly bonus-point offers phased out for some
21 April 2021
Burton and Dorothy Perkins shoppers struggle to return online purchases after Boohoo takeover
Burton and Dorothy Perkins shoppers have been left struggling to return clothes because they are unable to generate return labels online and the retailers no longer provide paper versions.
20 April 2021
Ikea extends £20 gift vouchers given out in annual Christmas tree promotion for a second time until August
Ikea shoppers now have longer to make use of £20 gift vouchers that were given out as part of its annual Christmas tree promotion, as the retailer has extended their validity until 1 August.
14 April 2021
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
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Beware Klarna's new 'pay now' service
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Watch Squid Games etc for less
Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
Ciate £148 of nail polish for £35
Via Advent calendar code
John Lewis' £100 voucher is back
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26 October 2021A UK rate rise is on the cards, so can you lock-in cheaply now to save £1,000s?. Here's Martin's mortgage heads up.
Autumn Budget 2021: From minimum wage increases to national insurance hikes - here's what to watch out for26 October 2021Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Autumn Budget to the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 October, where he'll set out the Government’s financial strategy.
26 October 2021Ocado and Waitrose have begun taking bookings for food deliveries over the Christmas period and so we have compiled a full breakdown of what the other leading supermarkets are doing - but you may need to act quickly as many slots have already been taken.
25 October 2021The national living wage paid to workers aged 23 and over will rise from £8.91/hr to £9.50/hr from 1 April, the Government has announced. The national minimum wage for workers aged under 23 and apprentices will also rise.
25 October 2021Full-time students studying for an undergraduate degree at a university in England will be charged no more than £9,250/yr in tuition fees in the 2022/23 academic year, the UK Government has confirmed.
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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