Thames Water takes payments from customers early in direct debit blunder
Utility giant Thames Water has mistakenly taken thousands of customers' direct debit payments a day early after a "system error".
14 April 2021
Is there a hosepipe ban and can I still water my garden? Here are the rules
Water companies are urging customers to limit how much water they use as fear of another hospepipe ban looms
12 July 2018
Customers ‘badly let down’ by water companies during Beast from the East
Hundreds of thousands of customers ‘were badly let down' by their water supplier when the Beast from the East struck
19 June 2018
Thames Water to give customers a share of £120 million over leak failures
Thames Water is to pay £120 million back to customers following an investigation by regulator Ofwat
7 June 2018
Thousands of homes have been left without water - here are your rights
Thousands of homes in England and Wales are still without water for a fourth day - here's what you need to know
6 March 2018
Average water bill to rise by £9 - see how yours will change
The average water and sewerage bill in England and Wales will rise by £9 in the next year – to £405
1 February 2018
Water bills in England and Wales going up by 2%
Water bills in England and Wales will go up by 2% on average from 1 April, water companies have announced
10 February 2014
Thames Water told it can't hike bills by 8%
Ofwat says Thames Water's 8% one-off increase to households' average bills of £354 can't be justified
8 November 2013
Thames Water customers could face one-off bill hike
Millions of households are facing an extra £29 on their bills, after Thames Water asked Ofwat if it can hike bills
12 August 2013
Household water bills to rise 3.5%
Average household water and sewerage bills in England and Wales will increase by 3.5% over the next year
5 February 2013
13 October 2021
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free school meals and change their driving licence details in one place18 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
15 October 2021The UK advertising watchdog has banned an advert issued by Voxi, a subsidiary of Vodafone, for "misleading" customers over data and pricing.
15 October 2021Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Monday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.
15 October 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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...
12 October 2021
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