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
McDonald’s to axe 'free hot drink' stickers on cups
31 March 2021
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17 September 2021Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test before they depart for England from 4 October. In addition, they'll only need to take a cheaper lateral flow test on arrival to England from later next month under an overhaul to the 'traffic light' travel system. Eight destinations will also come off the red list from 22 September.
17 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
16 September 2021The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.
16 September 2021Teletext Holidays and its sister company Alpharooms have agreed to refund £7 million to thousands of customers still waiting to get their money back after their package holidays were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. Here's how to make a claim.
'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the fifth grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know16 September 2021100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
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...
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.
16 August 2021
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