Virgin Mobile to increase prices for millions from July
Virgin Mobile is to hit millions of mobile customers with price hikes of 1.5% from 1 July. The provider has confirmed it started to notify affected customers about the increase in early May - but you won’t be able to cancel penalty-free unless you are out-of-contract.
25 May 2021
140,000 Virgin Mobile customers face April price hikes
Around 140,000 pay-monthly Virgin Mobile customers will see their bills rise from April because the operator is scrapping some of its tariffs, MoneySavingExpert can reveal
25 February 2020
Virgin Mobile to offer free data or day's refund after outage
Virgin Mobile customers who were affected by Tuesday's outage will be offered free data or compensation, the firm has announced
16 May 2019
Virgin Mobile to increase prices – and furious customers find out during major outage
Virgin Mobile customers have expressed their displeasure at an upcoming price rise – revealed to them on a day a service issue meant many could not make calls, send texts or use data
14 May 2019
Virgin Mobile announces price hikes for 250,000 customers
About 250,000 Virgin Mobile customers will see their bills rise from April
21 February 2019
Virgin to hit 1.6m mobile customers with 3.3% price rise
Virgin Mobile is increasing pay-monthly contracts by 3.3% plus the price of out-of-allowance calls and roaming costs
11 May 2018
Samsung S9 on sale today - how to find the cheapest deals
Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones officially launch on Friday, but you can pre-order now
13 March 2018
Mobile networks agree to scrap unlocking charges
All major mobile networks have dropped unlocking charges for pay monthly customers outside their minimum contract term
9 October 2016
EE customers without mobile signal can now have calls connected via wifi
EE's new service automatically detects and uses a wifi connection to make and receive calls and texts
10 April 2015
Travelling outside Europe? You could incur hefty voicemail charges
Many mobile customers are being charged for messages they don't even listen to when travelling outside the EEA
9 January 2015
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Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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