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
Jobseeker's Sim deal with UNLIMITED data, calls and texts for £10/mth is back
Jobseekers claiming certain work-related benefits can once more get unlimited mobile data, minutes and texts for £10 a month.
12 April 2021
Former GNE customers left in limbo as EDF warns it will take until May to complete transfers
Over 250,000 customers of the defunct gas and electricity supplier Green Network Energy (GNE) are still waiting for EDF Energy to set up their accounts two months after it was appointed as their new supplier, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal.
1 April 2021
Energy bill hikes hit millions as price cap rises by £96/yr - but many can save £250/yr by switching
Around 11 million households stuck on expensive standard tariffs will see energy bills jump by a typical £96/yr as the new price cap kicks in today. But most can save over £200/year by switching supplier - so act now to beat the hike.
1 April 2021
Vodafone to hike pay-monthly bills by up to 4.5% from April for millions of customers - what you need to know
Millions of Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 4.5% next month, the telecoms provider has confirmed.
25 March 2021
Asda Mobile customers need to order a new Sim to keep using handsets after it switched to 'piggybacking' off Vodafone's network
Asda Mobile customers have been urged to request a new Sim card by September in order to keep using their phones. It comes after the company switched to piggybacking off Vodafone's mobile network this month. Until now, Asda Mobile had used EE's signal
24 March 2021
British Gas to take on Nabuh Energy's 36,000 customers – here's what you need to know
British Gas is set to take on all 36,000 customers supplied by Nabuh Energy, after a buyout was agreed. If you're with Nabuh Energy, here's what you need to know.
23 March 2021
First regions to get ultrafast broadband upgrades named - is your area on the list?
The first areas of the country to get a superfast broadband upgrade have been named, with work due to start next year. As many as 510,000 homes and businesses plagued by sluggish broadband should initially benefit from the £5 billion upgrade with more regions to follow in future
19 March 2021
Bulb to hike energy prices by £91/yr for millions from April - but you can save £100s/yr switching
About 1.7 million Bulb customers will see gas and electricity bills rise by up to £91/yr on average in April as the energy supplier has announced it's raising the price of standard credit and prepayment tariffs. But most can beat the hikes and save £150/yr by switching to a cheaper deal
17 March 2021
Energy credit to be automatically returned under new plans - and it could be worth £65/household
Energy suppliers will be forced to automatically refund in-credit balances each year and will have limits placed on the size of customers' balances under new proposals from the energy regulator. The shake-up could result in households getting an average refund of £65
17 March 2021
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16 April 2021Barclaycard has slashed many customers' credit card spending limits out of the blue this week, with one MoneySaver reporting a £12,000 cut even though she's had no change in her personal circumstances and has been a customer for over 30 years.
16 April 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
15 April 2021Burton and Dorothy Perkins shoppers have been left struggling to return clothes because they are unable to generate return labels online and the retailers no longer provide paper versions.
15 April 2021The House of Lords has voted in favour of an amendment to the Financial Services Bill, which could see interest rates capped for certain mortgage prisoners.
14 April 2021Barclays is to close its Pingit payments app on 30 June, and related services including Pingit savings 'jars' and Pingit's wearable tech which allows you to make contactless payments will also be scrapped. If you use Pingit and are affected, we've full info below on exactly what's changing and what you need to do.
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more23 March 2021Within the last week, we've seen the extension of coronavirus credit card, personal loan and overdraft help to 31 October 2020, with mortgage payment holidays already extended. The regulator's other help schemes are also likely to be extended too, including car finance and payday loans, yet should you do it?
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