British Gas makes major change to prepayment meters after undercover sting

  Money – The Sun   BRITISH Gas yesterday halted the use of warrants to force entry into customers’ homes and fit prepayment meters. The climbdown came after an undercover reporter claimed third-party firm Arvato was ignoring some people’s vulnerabilities.  Alamy British Gas has halted the use of warrants to force entry into customers’ homes and fitContinue reading “British Gas makes major change to prepayment meters after undercover sting”

Millions of households to be hit with largest water bill increase in 20 years this spring – see if you can get help

  Money – The Sun   HOUSEHOLDS will see the largest hike in their annual water bills in nearly 20 years when they rise to an average of £448 this spring. Water UK said the 7.5% increase would see customers pay around £1.23 per day on average from April. Getty Households will be hit with the biggest increase inContinue reading “Millions of households to be hit with largest water bill increase in 20 years this spring – see if you can get help”

Aldi could be forced to remove popular items from shelves – what it means for you

  Money – The Sun   ALDI could be forced to remove one of its most popular items from shelves after losing a legal battle. The supermarket giant was accused by rival M&S of ‘copying‘ one of their products, resulting in a case before the High Court. Alamy Aldi could be forced to remove the item afterContinue reading “Aldi could be forced to remove popular items from shelves – what it means for you”

Children are receiving less cash from Tooth Fairy as cost-of-living crisis bites

  Money – The Sun   CHILDREN are extracting less cash from the Tooth Fairy as the cost of living crisis bites, a survey has found. On average, £1.90 is being left for each tooth, ten per cent down from £2.10 five years ago. Getty Children are receiving less cash from Tooth Fairy as the cost-of-living crisisContinue reading “Children are receiving less cash from Tooth Fairy as cost-of-living crisis bites”

Four cash-saving tips to cut down on food waste by overhauling your fridge

  Money – The Sun   CUT down on food waste and make meal prep easier by overhauling your fridge. Well-organised storage means that you are less likely to forget about food. Shutterstock Four cash-saving tips to cut down on food waste by overhauling your fridge Follow these tips and deals to get the most out ofContinue reading “Four cash-saving tips to cut down on food waste by overhauling your fridge”

I’m a traveller mum – I’ve been forced to live in a mouldy council flat… I’d rather live in my caravan

  Money – The Sun   A TRAVELLER mum says she has been forced to live in a mouldy council flat – and would rather be in her caravan. Disabled Marie Rooney, 34, moved into a Nottingham City Homes (NCH) flat in the St Ann’s district of the city in October 2021 after she suffered a stroke.Continue reading “I’m a traveller mum – I’ve been forced to live in a mouldy council flat… I’d rather live in my caravan”

How long does child benefit take to claim, and is it means-tested?

  Money – The Sun   MILLIONS of households are entitled to child benefit payments – but getting them can take time. In 2021, 7.74 million families were claiming child benefit, a fall of roughly 95,000 when compared to the year before. Alamy Millions of households with kids can claim child benefit Most parents in the UK can claim childContinue reading “How long does child benefit take to claim, and is it means-tested?”

Major rule changes proposed for crypto as Brits lose £329million a year in scams and collapsed investments

  Money – The Sun   BRITS investing in cryptocurrency could be given extra protection thanks to new proposals by the government. It comes as Brits lost £329million in crypto scams in 2022. The Government has announced plans to protect Brits from crypto scams Ministers are looking to regulate the cryptocurrency sector to help consumers avoid risks.Continue reading “Major rule changes proposed for crypto as Brits lose £329million a year in scams and collapsed investments”

I went to the UK’s first Wendy’s drive thru – I queued for 45 minutes but a key menu item was a let down

  Money – The Sun   THIS fast food fan visited the UK’s first ever Wendy’s drive thru and these are her thoughts. TikToker Charlotte, who goes by the name @lotteboo3, shared a video of her visiting the new drive thru this week. Charlotte was really impressed with the frosty The burger was too expensive, she feltContinue reading “I went to the UK’s first Wendy’s drive thru – I queued for 45 minutes but a key menu item was a let down”

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