Latest from Petar Lekarski
Rent increases (Northern Ireland)
Rents in Northern Ireland have been rising sharply, going up even faster than in other parts of the UK. This MoneySavingExpert.com guide takes you through when your rent can and can't be put up, how to challenge an increase and where to get one-on-one help.
15 August 2023
Rent increases (England)
Rents in England are going up at their fastest rate in over a decade. This MoneySavingExpert guide takes you through when your rent can and can't be put up, how to challenge an increase and where to get one-on-one help.
15 August 2023
Diesel emission claims
Discover more about diesel emission claims, relating to VW, Mercedes and more, in this full guide from Martin Lewis's MoneySavingExpert.
3 May 2023
Turning 18? What to do with your Child Trust Fund
Child Trust Funds locked cash away until children born between Sep 2002 and Jan 2011 turned 18. This guide from MoneySavingExpert has everything teens (and their parents) need to know, including the best ways to make the most of the cash.
6 March 2023
UK travel insurance
With international travel suspended, many are staying at home for their holidays. Here's what you need to know about buying insurance cover for a staycation - MoneySavingExpert.
11 January 2022
Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Lloyds to close 35 more branches in 2023/24 – here's the full list, plus alternatives
Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Lloyds, which are all part of the Lloyds Banking Group, have announced they'll close at least 35 more branches between them over the next 12 months.
21 September 2023
Virgin Media to hike prices by 13.8% for millions of customers – but you can leave penalty-free
Millions of Virgin Media broadband, TV and home phone customers will see their bills increase this spring by an average of 13.8%.
20 September 2023
Barclays to close ANOTHER 15 bank branches – here's the full list, plus alternatives
Barclays will shut at least 180 of its bank branches throughout 2023 and 2024 – more than a third of its entire UK network – after announcing a further nine branch closures.
5 September 2023
School uniform grants – check if you can reduce costs by up to £200 with support from your council
We've searched through council websites to find which offer school uniform grants – check to see if you qualify and what you could get.
29 August 2023
Easier broadband switching for Virgin Media customers and others delayed – here's what you need to know
Broadband customers switching to or from cable networks including Virgin Media, Hyperoptic and others will still have to contact both their new and existing provider when moving across, as plans to introduce easier 'one touch' switching from April 2023 have been delayed.
14 August 2023
The new bank branches: seven 'banking hubs' now up and running across the UK as latest opens in Scotland
The newest hub in Carnoustie, Scotland opened this week – and more than 60 other hubs are planned for locations around the UK.
9 August 2023
Disability cost of living payments paid to millions – here's who qualifies and what to do if you haven't got the money
Over six million disabled people claiming certain benefits have now been sent a £150 one-off cost of living payment.
7 August 2023
Gov.uk giving false and misleading information to students applying for loans and their parents – Martin Lewis calls for urgent correction
It could mean students miss out on £100s or even £1,000s in support they're entitled to.
28 July 2023
All London primary age children to get free school meals for a year from September – here's what we know
Every primary age child in London will get free school meals in the 2023/24 academic year, as part of a new scheme introduced by the Mayor of London.
27 July 2023
Buy now, pay later regulation still urgently needed warns Martin Lewis – as report suggests vital new laws could be shelved
Plans to give buy now, pay later users much-needed new rights and protections should not be scrapped, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged.
18 July 2023
WARNING: Beware frightening new 'deepfake' Martin Lewis video scam promoting a fake 'Elon Musk investment' – it's not real
Beware a terrifying new scam featuring a 'deepfake' video of Martin Lewis purportedly promoting a fake Elon Musk trading website, it's not real.
7 July 2023