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
16 June 2021
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18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
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.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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