Emily White

News Reporter

Emily joined MSE in May 2021 as a News Reporter. Prior to this, she had worked in local news journalism for almost two years after graduating with an MA in journalism in 2018. She also enjoyed a brief stint living and working in China.

Outside of the office, Emily spends most of her time writing fiction, going to the cinema, attempting to learn Japanese and pretending to go to the gym.

Latest from Emily White

Made.com collapses into administration - what it means for your refund and return rights

Made.com collapses into administration - what it means for your refund and return rights

Furniture retailer Made.com has gone into administration after failing to find a buyer to secure its future. Here's what the collapse means for your refund and return rights.

9 November 2022

Second cost of living payment to be paid from today  – here's who qualifies, how much you'll get and if you need to apply

Second cost of living payment to be paid from today – here's who qualifies, how much you'll get and if you need to apply

Millions of the UK's poorest households will start to receive the second half of their £650 cost of living payment from Tuesday 8 November.

8 November 2022

Book your Christmas delivery slots now with spots opening at Asda and Sainsbury's - here's when and how to do it

Book your Christmas delivery slots now with spots opening at Asda and Sainsbury's - here's when and how to do it

If you're planning to order your Christmas food shop online we've rounded-up the key dates major supermarkets will let you book from.

7 November 2022

£150 cost of living disability payment STILL delayed for some, Government admits - though most have now been paid

£150 cost of living disability payment STILL delayed for some, Government admits - though most have now been paid

Additional £150 cost-of-living payments for those with disabilities were due to start on 20 September, but over six weeks later some people are still waiting to be paid. The Government insists the vast majority of the six million due the payment have received it and has said that those still waiting should be paid by the end of this week (by 14 November).

7 November 2022

Morrisons introduces new discounts for loyalty card holders - here's what you need to know

Morrisons introduces new discounts for loyalty card holders - here's what you need to know

Morrisons has launched an add-on to its loyalty card scheme which gives shoppers offers and discounts on certain items in-store and online. You don't need to do anything to activate the deals but you will need to be a 'My Morrisons' member to get them.

4 November 2022

Bank of England increases base rate to 3% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings

Bank of England increases base rate to 3% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings

This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.

3 November 2022

Council tax rebate claims deadline extended as over 300,000 households yet to get their £150 - here's what you need to know

Council tax rebate claims deadline extended as over 300,000 households yet to get their £150 - here's what you need to know

You've now got until 30 November to claim the payment from your local council, so make sure you don't miss out.

2 November 2022

BrightHouse customer? Here are the latest need-to-knows following the rent-to-own firm's collapse

BrightHouse customer? Here are the latest need-to-knows following the rent-to-own firm's collapse

Customers of collapsed rent to own company BrightHouse are unlikely to get any money back after the firm's joint administrators said the cost of refunding people would "far exceed" the money available.

2 November 2022

Royal Mail warns of delivery delays as 115,000 workers walk out - here's a list of strike days and what to do if you're facing delays

Royal Mail warns of delivery delays as 115,000 workers walk out - here's a list of strike days and what to do if you're facing delays

Royal Mail has warned that households across the UK could face delays to both parcel and letter deliveries between 13 October and 2 December as 115,000 postal workers walk out for 19 days during the period, which includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

31 October 2022

Law firm April King introduces surprise fee to store thousands of wills - we explain your rights, plus free or cheap alternatives

Law firm April King introduces surprise fee to store thousands of wills - we explain your rights, plus free or cheap alternatives

Thousands of people whose wills were written and held by law firm April King Legal have been told they'll now have to pay for the privilege. How much you'll be charged depends on the option you pick, but it could be as much as £72 a year or a one-off £125 upon death.

27 October 2022

Tesco hikes the price of a meal deal for the second time this year but Clubcard members can still get it for less - here's all you need to know

Tesco hikes the price of a meal deal for the second time this year but Clubcard members can still get it for less - here's all you need to know

Tesco is increasing the cost of its popular meal deal from £3.50 to £3.90 for non-Clubcard members and from £3 to £3.40 for Clubcard holders. Here's what's happening and how you can sign up for a loyalty card.

21 October 2022

More than seven million people now struggling to pay their bills - here's the help you can get if you're facing financial difficulty

More than seven million people now struggling to pay their bills - here's the help you can get if you're facing financial difficulty

Almost eight million people in the UK are currently struggling to pay their bills, according to the financial regulator. If you are facing financial difficulty, we explain how to check if you're eligible for support and how to try and cut costs and save on essential bills.

21 October 2022

Over a million people on tax credits will get their second cost of living payment from 23 November - here's what's happening

Over a million people on tax credits will get their second cost of living payment from 23 November - here's what's happening

Over a million people who claim tax credits will get their second cost of living payment from 23 November. Below we breakdown who's eligible and how you'll be paid, plus what to do if you don't receive your payment but think you should have.

20 October 2022

Martin Lewis: Warning - fix your mortgage if you want certainty but you could end up paying more than you need to

Martin Lewis: Warning - fix your mortgage if you want certainty but you could end up paying more than you need to

Planning to fix your mortgage? You might want to wait a little while longer before doing so as you could end up paying more than you need to. That's the warning MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis gave in the opening episode of the new series of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

20 October 2022

TalkTalk is hiking the price of its TV service to £5 a month - but you can cancel penalty-free if you're not happy

TalkTalk is hiking the price of its TV service to £5 a month - but you can cancel penalty-free if you're not happy

TalkTalk is hiking the price of its TV service from £4 to £5 a month for all new and existing customers from 1 November 2022. But it's an optional add-on, so you can cancel at any time penalty-free. Here's what you need to know.

18 October 2022

How you'll receive the £400 energy bill discount from your supplier

How you'll receive the £400 energy bill discount from your supplier

Millions of households in Britain will get £400 this winter to help with rising energy bills as part of the Government's 'Energy Bills Support Scheme'. Exactly how you'll be paid this money depends on your supplier and how you pay for your energy bills.

18 October 2022