TalkTalk broadband customers face £30/yr bill hike despite some being on a 'fixed' tariff – your rights
TalkTalk is hiking prices for certain customers on its Fibre 35 and Fibre 65 broadband plans from today. But you don't have to accept the increases.
6 July 2021
Igloo Energy to hike prices by 12% from August – but it's still among the cheaper players on the market
Around 180,000 Igloo Energy customers will see their gas and electricity bills rise by £111/yr from August, the energy provider has revealed. But most could beat the hikes and save £100+/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.
6 July 2021
Energy bills set to rocket for millions later this year as experts predict £100+/yr price cap rise – check if you can beat hikes by switching
Around 11 million households on standard energy tariffs are likely to see huge price rises this winter, with industry experts Cornwall Insight predicting an increase of more than £100/yr to regulator Ofgem's price cap. But many can beat the hikes and save £100s by switching now.
11 June 2021
Water firms upping direct debits of metered customers due to increased lockdown use – check NOW if you're overpaying
Households with water meters should check their bills as many firms are upping direct debits due to higher use during lockdown. And with usage over the next year likely to drop for many as restrictions ease, you could end up paying a lot more than you need to unless you take action.
25 May 2021
Warning to Sky TV customers - it WON'T notify you when your contract's up, so check now if you can switch and save
Sky customers should check now if they are overpaying for their TV package, after the firm admitted it hasn’t been sending out end-of-contract notifications despite the regulator Ofcom insisting it should have been.
19 May 2021
Symbio Energy rapped over 'threatening' responses to negative reviews
Symbio Energy has been hit with a formal warning from review website Trustpilot, after MoneySavingExpert.com brought to its attention the way the supplier responds to negative reviews
17 May 2021
BT to launch £15/mth fibre broadband plan for millions on low incomes – but many can get similar cheap deals now
BT is to launch a super-cheap fast fibre broadband plan for 4.6 million households claiming certain benefits at the end of June – but there's no need to wait as many can get similar prices now.
5 May 2021
E.on to pay compensation for taking 1.6 million payments early in Christmas billing blunder
E.on has agreed to pay £650,000 out after it unexpectedly took 1.6 million customers' direct debits up to two weeks early in December, leaving many without cash in their accounts just before Christmas. If you were hit with extra charges and haven't been compensated yet, get in touch with E.on now.
22 April 2021
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
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26 July 2021Tesco Bank has announced it will close all existing current accounts on 30 November, with around 213,000 customers affected.
Mortgage prisoner review launched amid concerns even MORE homeowners could be trapped on expensive rates26 July 2021More homeowners than previously thought could be trapped on expensive mortgage rates and unable to switch, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted.
Plans for bailiffs to be self-regulated revealed but Martin Lewis warns compulsory regulation that all firms must follow is needed26 July 2021Plans for bailiffs in England and Wales to be self-regulated have been put forward by the Centre for Social Justice in a bid to better protect people in debt. But Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, warns that the industry-funded body doesn't go far enough, saying that every bailiff firm needs to be "tightly and independently" regulated.
Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 and households given personalised switching advice under new Government plans23 July 2021The energy price cap, which limits how much suppliers can charge households on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), could be extended beyond 2023, while households on those tariffs will be given personalised switching advice, under new plans announced by the Government today.
Is your bank's customer service a pleasant or peasant experience? See how your bank fared in our latest poll23 July 2021Challenger bank Starling has taken the crown in our latest banking customer service poll, with digital rival Monzo coming a close second and former champion First Direct knocked into third place.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
22 July 2021
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