Student loan interest rates to drop for many next month and repayment thresholds to rise for some from April – what you need to know
Student loan interest rates will drop for many from September, the Department for Education has confirmed.
13 August 2021
Queen's Speech 2021 round-up: student loans shake-up, increased rights for renters, leasehold reform & more
Flexible 'lifetime' student loans were among the plans revealed by the Queen today during the state reopening of Parliament. Other measures include increased rights for renters, leasehold reform and more protection for those using the internet
11 May 2021
Student loan interest rates set to drop in September – what you need to know
Student loan interest rates are set to drop for many students from September.
23 April 2021
Top universities and MSE call for current student loan statement to be scrapped
MoneySavingExpert.com and the Russell Group of universities is calling on the Government to scrap the current student loan statement
13 May 2019
New two-year degrees – will students actually save money?
The Government has set out plans for accelerated two-year degrees which it claims will save students £5,500 compared to a three-year course - but Martin Lewis has warned that many students won't pay any less under the accelerated system
19 November 2018
Student loan interest rates and repayment thresholds to rise - what you need to know
Student loan repayment thresholds will rise by hundreds of pounds next April
21 August 2018
Legal bids launched for tuition fee compensation - what you need to know
Students who missed out on teaching time during university strikes earlier this year are trying to get compensation
1 August 2018
Calls for better student finance information backed by Martin
Students and prospective students need clearer and better-targeted financial advice
20 June 2018
Lords demand cut in student loan interest rates
The interest rate charged on post-2012 student loans should be reduced to 1.5%, a parliamentary committee has said
11 June 2018
UK base rate remains at 0.5%
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the rate steady
10 May 2018
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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
Clever ways to calculate your finances