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
Water firms in U-turn over marketing letters that use 'scare tactics'
Water firms have been forced to review their communications and in one case even cancel a mass mail-out after a backlash from customers
2 July 2019
Southern Water to give customers a share of £123 million over 'shocking' failures
Southern Water is to pay £123 million back to customers following an investigation by regulator Ofwat
25 June 2019
Average water bill to rise by £8 – see how yours will change
The average water and sewerage bill in England and Wales is set to rise by £8 to £415 a year from 1 April
20 February 2019
Three water companies scolded for poor customer service by watchdog
Three water companies have been told by the Consumer Council for Water to improve customer service following a high number of complaints
20 September 2018
United Utilities calls off hosepipe ban
United Utilities has called off its planned hosepipe ban, which was due to affect millions of customers
2 August 2018
United Utilities announces hosepipe ban - here's what it means for you
North west of England water supplier United Utilities has announced that a hosepipe ban will start on Sunday 5 August
17 July 2018
More than half of UK airports STILL don't have free water fountains
Four UK airports are in the process of installing free drinking water fountains but half still don't have them
10 July 2018
Customers ‘badly let down’ by water companies during Beast from the East
Hundreds of thousands of customers ‘were badly let down' by their water supplier when the Beast from the East struck
19 June 2018
Thames Water to give customers a share of £120 million over leak failures
Thames Water is to pay £120 million back to customers following an investigation by regulator Ofwat
7 June 2018
28 July 2021
New. Broadband price war
Incl cheapest deal in 18mths - '£13/mth'
Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
Incl £2.50 entry & free O2 Monday tickets
Updated. Should you join diesel compensation claims?
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Online Safety Bill 'doomed to fail' unless it includes scam adverts, say Martin Lewis and campaigners29 July 2021The government's Online Safety Bill is "doomed to fail" and will leave millions of internet users in danger of losing money and/ or sensitive information if it does not include protection from paid-for scam adverts, warn campaigners.
29 July 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
Most employees feel they are financially better off now than at the start of the pandemic, finds new MSE poll28 July 2021More than two in three employees in full-time or part-time work say they're financially better off now than at the start of the coronavirus pandemic – but only one in three of those who are self-employed feel the same, a new MoneySavingExpert.com poll has found.
28 July 2021Lloyds Bank has launched a new credit card that enables holders to earn 0.25% cashback on up to £4,000 of annual spending and 0.5% above, with no cap on how much you can earn. You can also earn a £20 bonus if you spend £1,000 in the first 90 days. But Lloyds' cashback rate can be beaten by American Express - here's how it compares.
Card providers to 'reserve' up to £100 when you pay at supermarket fuel pumps – here's what's happening27 July 2021Motorists paying for fuel at automated supermarket pumps across the UK now face having up to £100 on their debit or credit card temporarily "reserved" while they fill up
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.
27 July 2021
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