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Over-75s refunded £38m for TV licences – how you can reclaim

Over 75s do NOT have to pay for their TV licence and can get refunds if they do

16 October 2018

TV Licensing urges customers to check bank statements after data security alert

If you entered personal data into the website between 29 August and 5 September you could be affected

10 September 2018

Students may be able to claim £50 TV licence refund

Students across the UK may be entitled to a refund of £50 on their TV licence fee

3 July 2018

BBC trials new way to pay for a TV licence

The BBC is trialling a simpler way to pay for TV licences to allow those in need to evenly spread payments

5 April 2018

TV licence costs to increase from April

The cost of a standard colour TV Licence will rise to £150.50 from 1 April - an increase of £3.50

22 February 2018

Watch BBC iPlayer? You'll soon have to log in

BBC iPlayer will require users to set up an account and log in to use the service from next year

27 September 2016

You'll need a TV licence to use iPlayer from 1 September this year

From 1 September all users of the BBC's catch-up service iPlayer will be required by law to hold a TV licence

26 July 2016

20 nifty over-50s MoneySaving tips

Are you missing out on pension credit worth £35 a week? This, and many other over-50s MoneySaving tips

8 June 2016

Students heading home for summer can pocket £36 TV licence reclaim

Cash-strapped students returning home for the summer holidays can claim back up to £36 from the cost of their TV licence

18 May 2016

Warning: TV licence loophole could close this autumn

Viewers who watch the BBC online may have to pay for a TV licence from autumn, amid funding changes

12 May 2016

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