Facebook pulls HotCrazyDeal ads after users lose money
Facebook has pulled ads for deals site HotCrazyDeal after users complained they lost money
28 January 2014
Tesco fined £300,000 for strawberries 'sale' offer
Supermarket giant Tesco has been fined £300,000 for misleading people over a 'half-price' punnets of strawberries
19 August 2013
More SSE customers could claim mis-selling cash
SSE customers who signed up on their doorstep or by phone could have a mis-selling claim, says Trading Standards
9 April 2013
Campaign to protect consumers from rogue doorstep sellers
The OFT has today launched its annual doorstep selling campaign, to help consumers know their rights
19 July 2012
The rogues that ignore 'no cold callers' signs
Charities and political parties are the worst offenders at ignoring 'no cold callers' signs, according to a new poll
18 May 2012
Citizens Advice to replace axed Consumer Focus
Citizens Advice is to be given an enlarged role under Government plans to shake up the consumer protection system
11 April 2012
SSE mis-selling conviction upheld
Scottish and Southern Energy's (SSE) appeal against its mis-selling conviction has today been rejected in court
16 March 2012
Scottish and Southern Energy to issue doorstep mis-selling compensation
Customers who were talked into switching to a pricey tariff could receive part of a £5m compensation pot in the new year
15 December 2011
Beware shopping gift vouchers during economic turmoil
If you buy a gift card or voucher, and a company goes bust, it could be worthless
6 December 2011
Tax scammers who pretend to be from MoneySavingExpert.com
Consumers in Suffolk should beware a tax scam from a company illegally claiming to be MoneySavingExpert.com
16 August 2011
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Martin Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust24 September 2021In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares24 September 2021Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores24 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.
PCR travel test providers given official warning amid concerns over misleading prices and unfair practices24 September 2021PCR Covid test providers have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to clean up their practices amid concerns they may be breaking consumer law. An open letter has been written by the watchdog identifying a number of "harmful" practices, which it says it will further investigate.
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
Clever ways to calculate your finances