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
McDonald’s to axe 'free hot drink' stickers on cups
31 March 2021
Argos to dish out £5 gift cards to 114,000 customers with extended warranties after failing to make them aware of cheaper alternatives
More than 100,000 Argos customers who bought an extended warranty from the retailer between July 2019 and October 2020 will soon get a £5 e-gift card.
26 March 2021
Asda scraps free plastic bags for fruit and veg - you'll now need to pay 30p or bring your own
Supermarket giant Asda has ditched free plastic bags for fruit and vegetables and shoppers now need to bring their own or pay 30p for a reusable one in-store
22 March 2021
Asda introduces 50p fee for click and collect - here's how it compares to other supermarkets
Asda has introduced a 50p charge for 'Click & Collect' delivery slots but the move has frustrated some shoppers using the service during the pandemic. It joins other major supermarkets that already charge for this service. Here's what's happening and how Asda's new fee compares
12 March 2021
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23 July 2021Challenger bank Starling has taken the crown in our latest banking customer service poll, with digital rival Monzo coming a close second and former champion First Direct knocked into third place.
Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 and households given personalised switching advice under new Government plans23 July 2021The energy price cap, which limits how much suppliers can charge households on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), could be extended beyond 2023, while households on those tariffs will be given personalised switching advice, under new plans announced by the Government today.
Martin Lewis explains the financial help you can get if you've been 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the Covid app or NHS Test & Trace22 July 2021Over 600,000 people in England and Wales were 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the NHS Covid-19 app between 8 and 14 July, new figures show. If you're one of them, there's a range of financial support you could get.
Royal Mail warns of delivery delays across 10 areas as workforce hit by Covid-19 absences - here's the full list of postcodes affected22 July 2021Royal Mail has warned that households in 10 areas of England, including Blackpool and Worthing, could face delays to to both parcel and letter deliveries as staff members have been forced to self-isolate due to Covid-19. Here's what you need to know and what you can do if you're facing delays.
22 July 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
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