Uni fees cap to rise to £9,250 next year
English and Welsh universities have been given the go-ahead to hike maximum tuition fees to £9,250 from next August
21 July 2016
Labour to cut tuition fees to £6,000 a year if it wins election
University tuition fees will be cut from £9,000 to £6,000 a year if Labour wins the General Election, Ed Miliband says
27 February 2015
Parents' anger over tuition fees U-turn
MPs who broke a tuition fees pledge not to raise costs, shouldn't stand for re-election, reveals a new poll
21 November 2012
Student living costs ‘to hit £9,250 a year’
Students heading to university this autumn can expect to spend an average £9,254 a year on leisure and essentials
16 August 2012
Applications for 2012 uni starters fall as tuition fees set to rise
Applications for those hoping to start uni under the new higher tuition fees system are down compared with last year
30 January 2012
Confusion reigns as student fees fear takes hold
Poll results reveal lack of understanding over new tuition fees, as many expected to hit the streets today in protest
9 November 2011
Only one third of pupils understand the new tuition fees system
Only one third of pupils correctly understand the 2012 fees system for universities in England, a new survey reveals
27 June 2011
Tuition fees to hit £9,000 as Government wins vote
9 December 2010
Student tuition fees could treble by 2012
3 November 2010
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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
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