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All the benefits and support for parents over the school holidays including food vouchers; With just weeks to go until the kids break up, we round up all the benefits and support you can get -from free food vouchers to support groups and ways to cut your childcare costs. Jun 25, 2022 1017
Martin Lewis' MSE explains 'easy way' to get free £150 Amazon voucher; The incentive is given to borrowers who take out the Amex Preferred Rewards Gold. New customers get 30,000 bonus rewards points if they spend £3,000 within the first three months. Jun 24, 2022 515
Tesco is giving away 200,000 free café breakfasts -but you have to act fast; All serving Armed Forces personnel, around 159,000 regulars and 32,000 reservists, can present their MOD90 identification card at any Tesco café to get the free grub. Jun 24, 2022 415
Five loopholes that mean you won't get first half of £650 cost of living payment in July; To be eligible for the £650, you must first claim certain benefits -but there are other circumstances that mean you might miss out on the money -even if you do claim the right type of support. Jun 24, 2022 697
School uniform grants: How struggling parents can claim up to £150 as applications open; School uniform grants in England are worth up to £150 -but not all councils provide this support. Here's everything you need to know about who is eligible and how much you could get. Jun 24, 2022 672
New DWP shake-up will make it easier for pensioners to claim a free TV licence; Everyone who is entitled to a free TV licence must send documentation to the BBC to prove they are in receipt of Pension Credit -but the rules are changing so the BBC can verify this with the DWP instead. Jun 24, 2022 570
UK inflation hits 9.1% in new 40-year high as cost of living crisis deepens; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Jun 22, 2022 471
What 9.1% inflation means for your money -and will it keep rising this year? The latest consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation has hit 9.1% in further misery for struggling households as the cost of living crisis deepens in the UK; The latest consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation has hit 9.1% in further misery for struggling households as the cost of living crisis deepens in the UK. Jun 22, 2022 724
Martin Lewis urges every homeowner to 'act now' as cheap mortgage deals disappear; Martin Lewis is urging borrowers to "act now" if they're on a fixed rate deal that will end soon, or if you're on a variable rate. It comes after the Bank of England hiked interest rates to 1.25%. Jun 22, 2022 469
Asda shoppers ask cashiers to stop scanning at £30 because of major money fears; Asda chair Lord Stuart Rose said more customers are conscious of what they're spending and said many are switching to budget ranges to save money as part of a "massive change in behaviour". Jun 22, 2022 402
'Rip off' tax reclaim firms that pose as HMRC to be reviewed in new clampdown proposal; Third-party rebate firms can charge a fee of up to 48% for their service -despite it being free to put in a claim yourself via the website. HMRC is consulting on how it can better protect customers. Jun 22, 2022 666
Costa Coffee is giving away thousands of free drinks from this weekend -how to get one. Jun 22, 2022 436
Mortgage affordability shake-up confirmed for buyers -what it means for you explained; The Bank of England has confirmed it is pushing ahead with scrapping a mortgage affordability test -despite interest rates climbing and fears that it could push house prices higher. Jun 21, 2022 583
Six companies offering staff bonuses of up to £2,000 including major high street bank; To help ease the burden of rising bills and the cost of living, some companies have announced one-off bonuses for their members of staff to help them afford their increased bills. Jun 21, 2022 753
Martin Lewis warns energy price cap could rise by another £1,000 this October; MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis has taken to Twitter to flag the latest energy price cap analysis from Cornwall Insights. The bleak prediction means energy prices could rise by £1,000 this winter. Jun 21, 2022 513
Martin Lewis warns buy now, pay later crackdown won't protect families from 'bleak winter'. Jun 21, 2022 434
Poundland is opening two new convenience stores this summer -is one near you? Poundland will open the doors to new convenience shops in Clapham, London and Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, this summer. The discounter says it small format branches offer the same value as its larger stores; Poundland will open the doors to new convenience shops in Clapham, London and Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, this summer. The discounter says it small format branches offer the same value as its larger stores. Jun 21, 2022 438
Seven supermarket tips to cut your food shop by £100s including trolley hack; The cost of the average supermarket shop is rising -but there are ways to cut down your spend. We explain seven tips to help you save cash. Jun 18, 2022 545
Martin Lewis fan reveals how they reclaimed £440 from cancelled easyJet flight; The flyer, known only as Helen, shared her experience with flight compensation with Martin Lewis' MoneySavingExpert website. She said it only took five minutes to get her compensation. Jun 17, 2022 626
Santander, TSB and more banks confirm when mortgages will go up after interest rate rise. Jun 17, 2022 636
Millions have been getting the wrong pension for DECADES due to 'mind-blowing' DWP error; The problem is linked to pensioners not getting the correct level of Graduated Retirement Benefit (GRB). This is an additional benefit, designed to top up your state pension. Jun 17, 2022 418
Iceland cuts price of hundreds of items to just 1p -but you have to be quick; Food shop essentials such as milk, bread and butter will be included in the deal from Icleand -which comes in the countdown to payday for millions of workers. Jun 17, 2022 427
Martin Lewis issues new energy bill warning and urges households to act 'ASAP'; Martin Lewis has warned that wholesale energy prices "have spiked" again over the last week -this could mean some energy firms will pull the cheapest existing customer fixes. Jun 17, 2022 503
Shopper who bagged 30 doughnuts for 42p shares easy food hack that cuts waste; One Morrisons shopper has explained how she bagged 30 doughnuts for just 42p in Morrisons by hunting out yellow stickers. The sweet treats had been reduced from 69p per pack down to just 7p. Jun 17, 2022 455
Winners and losers of Bank of England interest rate hike -from homeowners to savers; The Bank of England has hiked its base rate has risen from 1% to 1.25% -a new 13-year high -as part of plans to cool soaring inflation, which currently stands at 9%. Jun 16, 2022 593
Universal Credit claimants will see payments change in July -what you need to know; Universal Credit claimants will receive the first part of a one-off £650 cost of living payment from next month. The first instalment of £326 will start to hit bank accounts from July 14. Jun 16, 2022 530
Everyone who will get £650 cost of living help -as exact date for payments is confirmed; The Government has finally confirmed the exact date when millions of of people will start to receive the £650 cost of living payment. We explain when the money will arrive and who is eligible. Jun 15, 2022 589
Martin Lewis warns almost 1 million people are missing out on up to £3,300 a year; Martin Lewis has joined a Pension Credit "call for action" from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) -we explain how the benefit works and who is eligible. Jun 15, 2022 661
Brits with hay fever warned they risk jail and ban from driving over simple error; Some antihistamine tablets can make you less safe on the road, as they could cause drowsiness, nausea and blurred vision. They might be legal to take, but they could still end up putting you on the wrong side of the law. Jun 15, 2022 432
Furious Missguided customers told they WON'T get refunds after retailer collapsed; Teneo was hired by Missguided to run the administration process but customers on social media say they've now been told their refunds won't be honoured. Jun 15, 2022 598
B&M makes huge update to its website -and it's good news for shoppers; It is the first time shoppers have been able to order from B&M from the comfort of their home. Hundreds of products are thought to now be available for home delivery. Jun 15, 2022 460
Millions of families missing out on £250 a year broadband savings -cheap deals explained; The most vulnerable households could knock more than £300 off their annual bills by switching to social tariffs -but many broadband providers have been accused of not advertising these deals. Jun 14, 2022 961
Tesco Clubcard warning as value of points for some customers slashed from tomorrow; After tomorrow, you'll only be able to exchange your Clubcard vouchers at face value to spend at Tesco Mobile -so 50p worth of vouchers will be worth 50p off your bill. Jun 14, 2022 461
Furious parents pushed into debt after being locked out of NHS food voucher scheme; Some parents say they're still waiting for their new Healthy Start card to arrive in the post. Other disgruntled families who have received their card say it isn't working. Jun 14, 2022 698
Martin Lewis issues urgent warning over new Post Office scam -what to look for; Martin Lewis explained how a new "clever" Post Office scam is doing the rounds. Victims are being sent a text message urging them to reschedule delivery of a parcel. Jun 14, 2022 456
Thousands of homes told to pay back £150 council tax rebate after huge payment error; Around 3,000 households in North Lincolnshire were accidentally sent the money last week on June 9. One resident shared the letter detailing the mistake with the BBC. Jun 14, 2022 433
Money Talk: 'My neighbour keeps vacuuming late at night -is this illegal?'; Technically speaking, vacuuming late at night is not against the law -however, if it is causing you a disturbance, then it could be classed as a statutory nuisance. Jun 14, 2022 532
UK economy fell 0.3% as cost of living crisis continues to hit household finances; Gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 0.3% in April 2022, after a decline of 0.1% in March 2022, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in its latest report. Jun 13, 2022 285
Energy customers hit by billing error that means direct debits will be taken late; The issue affects a "small number" of Bulb customers who were meant to have a direct debit taken by the energy provider on June 1. Here's what you need to know. Jun 13, 2022 433
Thousands of bank customers sent new cards that don't work in major blunder; The issue affected Nationwide customers who were sent replacement debit cards for cards that are due to expire at the end of this month. Here's what you need to know. Jun 13, 2022 317
What is pay-by-mile car insurance and can it really save you £140? Pay-by-mile car insurance is simply where you pay for the miles you drive. But how does it work, and what sort of drivers will actually save money through this sort of policy? Jun 13, 2022 590
When are energy bills going up again and how much more will I pay? Under current rules, the Ofgem price cap is reviewed twice a year -but the energy regulator wants to change this to every three months, so four times a year; Under current rules, the Ofgem price cap is reviewed twice a year -but the energy regulator wants to change this to every three months, so four times a year. Jun 13, 2022 398
Thousands of households can claim free cash and food vouchers worth £210 -how to apply; Millions of families can access free help through the Household Support Fund. The support on offer includes supermarket vouchers and money toward paying your bills. Jun 11, 2022 463
Martin Lewis fan explains how they saved £288 on their car insurance with 5-minute check; The MoneySavingExpert reader, known only as Sarah, was quoted £650 for her annual car insurance renewal but she was able to knock this down to £361.08 -a saving of £288.92. Jun 10, 2022 445
What to do if you haven't received your council tax rebate £150 yet -explained; Those who pay by direct debit have been receiving their £150 rebate first, but you might still be waiting for the money if your first payment didn't come out until May. Jun 10, 2022 611
Matalan makes huge change to its checkouts -and shoppers aren't impressed; Matalan shoppers have been left unimpressed after being told they must remove their own security tags at self-service checkouts. The change was first brought in during lockdown. Jun 10, 2022 405
Petrol price breakdown explained -where what you're paying at the pumps really goes; New figures from the RAC published show the average cost of petrol is now at 183.16p -up from 182.31p just yesterday. Diesel has gone up to 188.82p -a rise from 188.05p in the last 24 hours. Jun 10, 2022 499
Lidl makes major change to its food labels -and it will help struggling families; Lidl has launched the "Good To Give" trustmark which aims to diversify the donations being given to struggling families. Shoppers can find the label on 30 different items. Jun 10, 2022 598
Morrisons to give thousands of workers a pay rise to £10.20 an hour -see how it compares; Morrisons is increasing pay for thousands workers to a minimum of £10.20 an hour. The supermarket says this is up 2% from the £10 an hour they were previously paid. Jun 10, 2022 429
Cheapest supermarket petrol prices compared from Tesco to Asda and Morrisons; The Mirror used the comparison website to look at supermarket pump prices in different locations across the UK. We compared prices at Tesco, Morrisons, Asda and Sainsbury's. Jun 9, 2022 537
Thousands of low income households to get £50 to help pay energy bills -see who gets it. Jun 9, 2022 410
Right to buy explained -what Boris Johnson's plan means for housing association tenants; In an announcement this afternoon, Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed plans to extend Right to Buy so that most housing association tenants will now be eligible. Jun 9, 2022 730
Nurse loses entire £2,000 wages after being targeted by convincing NHS Covid text scam; Samantha Rickwood, a mental health nurse in London, was tricked into handing over her cash through this scam and has now issued a warning to others. Here's what to look out for. Jun 9, 2022 639
Martin Lewis issues urgent update to every household about whether to fix energy bills now; Martin Lewis has been urging the majority of homes to "do nothing" and stick on the energy price cap rate, due to a lack of cheap open market deals -but now might be the time for some people to act. Jun 8, 2022 589
McDonald's is adding two burgers and Tiramisu McFlurry today -see the full summer menu; McDonald's is introducing its Taste of Italy summer menu from today (June 8) until July 26. It includes the Italian Stack and Crispy Chicken Italiano burgers, plus the Tiramisu McFlurry and Mozzarella Dippers. Jun 8, 2022 529
Boots shoppers have less than two weeks to use Advantage points before they're wiped; Boots is changing how often you need to use your Advantage Card in order to keep your points. From June 20, you'll lose your points after just one year of not scanning your card. Jun 8, 2022 458
Three customers to be hit by huge price increases that could TRIPLE bills next month; Three is increasing the price of its calls, texts and data for users who top-up their phones from July 12. Calls will go up from 10p a minute to 35p a minute, and texts from 10p to 15p. Jun 8, 2022 490
Five car mistakes pushing up your petrol costs as price of filling up nears £100; The price of petrol at UK forecourts hit 180.73p a litre today, according to the RAC, as the cost of filling up a 55-litre family car neared £100 for the first time. Jun 8, 2022 506
Rainbow 50p coin to mark 50 years of Pride movement in UK released by Royal Mint; The new 50p coin features five rainbows and the colours of the Pride flag on its reverse side. The other side has the traditional image of the Queen's face. Jun 8, 2022 421
Martin Lewis explains how millions of people on Universal Credit could get free £1,200; MoneySavingExpert Martin Lewis flagged the Help to Save account in a tweet published to his 1.5million Twitter followers. Help to Save is a type of savings account available to low income workers. Jun 7, 2022 608
Everyone who qualifies for extra £300 as new Winter Fuel Payment rates confirmed; If you're entitled to Winter Fuel Payments for winter 2022 to 2023, you will get an extra £300 for your household paid with your normal payment from November 2022. Jun 7, 2022 524
KFC swaps lettuce for cabbage in its burger and wraps -and fans are confused; KFC Australia says its supply chain has been affected by floods that have destroyed lettuce crops. It means it has had to swap lettuce for cabbage across its range of burgers and wraps. Jun 7, 2022 424
Car dealer Cazoo to slash 750 jobs as part of huge £200million cost-cutting plans; Cazoo, which was founded in 2018 and is based in London, will reduce its workforce by around 15% and said it is looking to make savings of more than £200million. Jun 7, 2022 252
'Swedish Lidl' launches in UK and says it's up to 60% cheaper than other supermarkets; Motatos is being dubbed as a rival to discount chains Aldi and Lidl -but how does it stack up? The Mirror compared prices against several products today and this is what we found. Jun 7, 2022 663
Money Talk: 'My landlord didn't protect my deposit -am I due compensation?'; In the latest article in our Money Talk series, we look at tenancy deposit protection (TDP) schemes and explain why your landlord could end up owing you hundreds of pounds if they don't use one. Jun 7, 2022 466
Full list of disability benefits that qualify you for £150 payment -including PIP; The £150 payments were confirmed by Chancellor Rishi Sunak as part of his £15billion cost of living package and will be awarded to households who claim certain disability benefits. Jun 7, 2022 502
Millions will receive £650 cost of living payment in weeks -full list of eligible people; The £650 is being split up into two payments, with the first £325 cash sum arriving for most eligible households from July. It means households only have to wait a few more weeks for the cash. Jun 6, 2022 617
McDonald's axes 6 items and adds 4 burgers and halloumi fries to its menu -full list; McDonald's is adding four new burgers to its menu this summer, as well as halloumi fries. But it does mean fast food fans will have to say goodbye to six items from this week. Jun 6, 2022 528
First UK homes with NO energy bills being built -as price cap could hit £2,900; The homes will come equipped with an air source heat pump, solar panels and battery storage technology. It could mean good news for residents as the price cap is expected to hit £2,900 next month. Jun 6, 2022 565
Woman who cleared £60,000 debt in five years explains three tips to fix your finances; Nikki Ramskill details her debt journey and how she went from owing £60,000 to becoming debt-free in her 30s. She now helps other people with their finances and money issues. Jun 6, 2022 1205
When will I get the £400 energy discount? Key date and eligibility criteria explained; The new £400 discount was confirmed as a replacement for the £200 "loan-not-loan" that would've needed to be paid back starting from 2023. Here's what you need to know. Jun 6, 2022 490
Martin Lewis fan explains how they cut their Sky bill by £740 -and you can too; Martin Lewis fan Gary explained that his Sky package was due to rise to £109 per month. He decided to cancel his contract after only being offered a £10 discount to £99 -but just days later, was offered a better deal. Jun 5, 2022 524
25 councils that will pay £150 energy bill rebate this month -is yours on list? Payments for the council tax rebate started in April -but local authorities technically have until September 30 to process the cash, with dozens expected to carry on processing it from this month; Payments for the council tax rebate started in April -but local authorities technically have until September 30 to process the cash, with dozens expected to carry on processing it from this month. Jun 3, 2022 487
Three reasons you might not get one-off £650 cost of living payment -full list; Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a one-off payment worth £650 for struggling families during the cost of living crisis -but not everyone who claims benefits will be eligible. Jun 3, 2022 570
Police warn drivers over wing mirror scam that could cost you hundreds of pounds; The con involves fraudsters deliberately hitting your car as you drive past with a small object, such as a stick. Scammers then pretend that your car has hit their wing mirror and demand payment for the repairs. Jun 3, 2022 432
Six reasons why your Universal Credit could be reduced or stopped -how to avoid them; Your Universal Credit can be temporarily reduced or stopped -and it's important you're aware of these so you can plan for any changes in your payments. Jun 3, 2022 921
Furious Costa Coffee customers threaten boycott over 'ridiculous' price changes; Complaining to Costa on Twitter, one customer fumed: "Another sneaky price rise of 30p on my large latte. Would be good if you had notified us on social media.". Jun 3, 2022 459
Brits warned of £2,500 car fines at Jubilee weekend -even if you're not driving; Anyone supervising a "designated" learner driver while they are over the legal drinking limit can face fines of up to £2,500, ten points on their licence, or a ban from driving entirely. Jun 2, 2022 511
Join us LIVE as our experts explain how to find lost bank accounts and savings; Mirror Money reporter Levi Winchester will be joined by money blogger Lynn Beattie, aka Mrs Mummypenny, on the Daily Mirror Facebook page today (June 2) at 1pm to highlight all the key websites you need to know. Jun 2, 2022 432
Everyone who WON'T get the £400 energy bill discount -as full rules explained; Not everyone will get the £400 energy bill discount announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak last week. It all depends on how you pay your energy bill, and if you're the person in charge of sorting your gas and electricity. Jun 2, 2022 484
Martin Lewis website reveals which cars could get you a £2,100 payout -see list; Martin Lewis MoneySavingExpert explained how there are several group legal claims that centre around the use of "defeat devices" in diesel vehicles, dating back to 2015. Jun 2, 2022 1075
Brits can get more cash on top of £150 council tax rebate -see if you qualify; If you qualified for the £150 council tax rebate, you might be entitled to extra cash from your local authority if you're struggling, claim certain benefits and already see your council tax reduced. Jun 2, 2022 601
HSBC cuts opening times permanently at 122 branches -list of worst-hit places; HSBC says hours at 122 banks based will be cut, based on their pre-pandemic times, while 148 sites will increase their opening times. See the worst-hit places in our list below. Jun 2, 2022 470
Martin Lewis warns thousands won't get £650 cost of living help -see who will; Martin Lewis has warned that people who claim Personal Independence Allowance, Carers Allowance, and contributory-based Employment and Support Allowance won't get the £650 cost of living payment. Jun 1, 2022 789
4-day working week trial begins in UK today -full list of employers taking part; More than 60 firms with around 3,000 members of staff have signed up to take part in the pilot, which is being run by campaign group 4 Day Week Global. See the list below to check if your employer is taking part. Jun 1, 2022 488
Asda launches 'Just Essentials' range with food cheaper than Aldi -see price list; Some of the food products that will be available in the new Asda "Just Essentials" range include fresh meat, fish and poultry, bakery, frozen and cupboard staples. Jun 1, 2022 590
Morrisons charges new 5% 'deposit' on all shopping orders -how it works; The supermarket says the 5% holding "deposit" is to cover the cost of substitutions. The money is issued back, if no substitutions are needed, within two days of delivery. Jun 1, 2022 509
M&S confirms huge packaging shake-up affecting cleaning and home products -see full list; M&S is now selling refillable bottles of cleaning sprays, laundry detergents, fabric conditioners and washing up liquids. Customers will pay £2 for a reusable bottle, which they can then return to stores for a voucher. Jun 1, 2022 514
Klarna shake-up means missed payments will show on your credit file from today; Klarna will report late payments and unpaid purchases for "pay in 30" and "pay in three" orders made on, or after, June 1 to both Experian and TransUnion. Jun 1, 2022 615
'We quit our jobs to start a tequila company in our kitchen -we turn over six figures'; Wynter Karo and Alice Parmiter were inspired to create their alcohol brand Pimentae after travelling to Mexico. The pair started their business from home, in a kitchen, during the end of lockdown. Jun 1, 2022 569
Martin Lewis explains huge Universal Credit change coming for 2.6million people; Martin Lewis explained how Universal Credit is replacing six legacy benefits, in a move that affects around 2.6million people in the UK. But will you be better or worse off? May 29, 2022 693
Martin Lewis fan explains how they tracked down lost pension worth £39,000; The MoneySavingExpert reader, known only as Lance, said the money was in a Scottish Widows account from "years ago" -and he never imagined he would've had £39,000 sitting there. May 27, 2022 451
Missguided on brink of collapse after 'leaving suppliers millions out of pocket'; Missguided is said to be close to calling in administrators, with insolvency specialists Teneo in line to handle the process. A winding up petition was issued against Missguided on May 10 by supplier JSK Fashions. May 27, 2022 486
M&S makes huge change to toilet roll packaging thanks to brave Deborah James; M&S will include bowel cancer signs and symptoms the labelling of the everyday product, as of September. It comes just weeks after Deborah James revealed she is receiving end-of-life care at her parents' home. May 27, 2022 480
Everyone who qualifies for £1,650 cost of living support -explained in full; Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed his package has been tailored to help the most vulnerable and in need households -and these people could get £1,650 in support. May 27, 2022 450
Vodafone-owned network brings back roaming fees in major Brexit price hike; Voxi, which is owned by Vodafone, has brought back roaming charges in 49 countries. This costs £2 per day to use your UK allowances when abroad -but you might be able to cut your costs. May 27, 2022 513
Martin Lewis explains exactly how much you'll get from Rishi's cost of living deal; MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis has taken to TikTok to run through all the different measures of support that were confirmed by the Chancellor. May 27, 2022 446
All the energy hardship funds still open -including ones offering £140 grants; The help could be vital for some families, after the boss of Ofgem wanted energy bills are expected to be hiked by another £800 in October. We explain all the funds that are still available. May 26, 2022 476
Millions of Brits will get £650 payment to help with bills -see who's eligible; Rishi Sunak has confirmed that payments worth £650 will be awarded to 8.4million households who receive benefits where your income and savings are taken into account to determine how much you get. May 26, 2022 485
Every UK home to get £400 off energy bills -how the payment will work explained; The new support comes instead of the £200 energy discount people were due to receive from October. The £200 discount had been much-criticised and labelled as a "loan" as the money would've needed to be paid back. May 26, 2022 485

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