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How to slash £100 off your water bill ahead of April price rise

Thousands of UK households could pull the plug on rising water bills by switchin...

Average water bill to rise by £8: tips to save money

The average water bill in England and Wales will rise by 2% from 1 April, Water ...

Plan now for next year’s tax return: three top tips

The self-assessment deadline was a mere five days ago, but taxpayers are already...

How to avoid being ripped off when joining a gym

The start of a new year often brings promises of getting fit – but if you’re...

Thousands submit tax returns over Christmas: top tips to make filing yours easier

It might not be top of your festive to-do list but getting your tax return done ...

How to slash the cost of a city break by 67%

January is the cheapest month to take a short-haul break abroad, according to re...

Understanding

The key dates for your finances in 2019

With so much Brexit-related uncertainty, it won’t be easy to plan entirely for...

Your rights if a Christmas delivery is broken or lost

With only one week to go until Christmas day, millions of people will be going o...

Energy firms go bust: should I leave my small supplier?

Customers of small energy firms may be alarmed by the news of two more suppliers...

Changed your mind about that Black Friday purchase? Know your refund rights

If you've being swept up in the Black Friday shopping extravaganza but now regre...

Why Budget tax allowance change isn’t as generous as it appears

Higher earners were given a seemingly generous tax break as part of this week’...

All you need to know about the new ‘millennial’ railcard

A new ‘millennial’ railcard will be available by the end of the year, offeri...

News

£1bn cost of mid-contract price hikes

UK mobile users could be significant out of pocket as a result of networks impos...

Lorraine Kelly wins freelancer ruling

In the most high profile case to date testing the employer versus freelancer rul...

A fifth of Brits in the worst financial shape ever

A new survey shows that many Britons are poorly prepared for any worsening of th...

Shoppers continue to hit the high street

Retail sales continued to defy the wider economic gloom in February, up by 0.4% ...

Landlords face postcode lottery for licenses

Landlord licences range from £55 to £1,150, showing the scale of the postcode ...

The best and worst UK towns and cities for mobile signal

Stockport is the worst place in Britain for having mobile signal, research revea...

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