Tech & Communications
Broadband adverts to show AVERAGE speeds
From next week, adverts from broadband providers will all have to show the average rather than the top speeds they offer
18 May 2018
Netflix hikes prices of top-end subscriptions
TV and movie streaming giant Netflix is increasing the price of some of its subscription packages
6 October 2017
Broadband users to get automatic compensation for outages
Broadband firms will have to repair faults and perform installations quicker and pay automatic refunds under Ofcom plans
25 February 2016
Beat the BT Sport hikes: Millions auto opted in, everyone with BT broadband should check
More than five million BT Sport customers either face a steep price rise or will have to pay £5/month extra
22 July 2015
Netflix increases prices for new customers
New sign-ups to the online TV and movie streaming service Netflix will pay more for standard monthly membership
11 June 2015
Want Netflix? Move quickly – it's hiking prices today
Netflix is upping prices for new customers later today from £5.99/month to £6.99/month
9 May 2014
Amazon Prime cost leaps - but it now includes Lovefilm streaming
Anyone who signs up to Amazon Prime now has to pay £79/year, but can now also access movies and TV shows to stream
25 February 2014
Blockbuster back into administration: What next for customers and staff?
Movie and gaming rental firm Blockbuster has gone into administration again, it's been announced today
11 November 2013
Advertised broadband speed claims are 'false'
Many consumers will be left frustrated as the difference in advertised and actual broadband speed has grown, says Ofcom
27 July 2011
Emergency firm Homecall+ goes bust: your rights
Thousands of homeowners could be left without full cover after home emergency insurance provider Homecall+ went bust
19 May 2011
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Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores23 September 2021Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
23 September 2021Monzo has today (16 September) launched Monzo Flex, a buy now, pay later (BNPL) scheme, Monzo Flex, which will allow customers to make payments and then pay back in instalments.
23 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
22 September 2021Almost half (47%) of MoneySavers prefer to contact customer services via phone, a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found. However, this varies greatly by age, with most younger respondents (aged 49 and under) preferring to use Live Chat services over phone.
22 September 2021Energy suppliers Avro Energy and Green have become the latest firms to cease trading, affecting more than 800,000 households. If you're with either firm, your energy supply will continue and credit balances are protected. But DON'T switch now – sit tight and wait until your new supplier has contacted you.
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...
16 August 2021
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