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The best student accounts for September starters


The height of summer means only one thing. It's time to get on top of your fresher finances

Retired women owed millions in underpaid state pension


Older women should check for missing marriage 'uplift' worth £10,000 or more each

Ethical funds come out on top in the battle for returns


Impact investing has come of age in spectacular fashion

How will you pay £1,000 a week for old-age care?


Proposals to hike taxes for the over 40s for old-age care highlight massive gaps in knowledge and cash

How to get a pay rise in the middle of a crisis


Here's how to have that difficult conversation in a difficult time

Car buyers to save £165m per year after watchdog bans finance commissions


Commissions which incentivise brokers to recommend more expensive loans will be banned from 28 January 2021

FCA given powers to crack down on 'Wild West' cryptomarket


Government moves to protect consumers from fantasy advertising claims and prolific scammers following a surge in demand for cryptocurrencies

Four hidden ways the Covid crash is hitting your wallet


You knew about the job losses, the end of furlough schemes, payment holidays and even MOT reprieves. But that's far from the whole story

How to save money on your staycation


Staycationing can help you stay Covid-safe and support UK tourism, so here's how to do it on a budget

What the Wirecard scandal means for your finances


The truth is (probably) out on an extraordinary scandal but its legacy is only just emerging

Act now on borrowing to protect yourself from the next financial storm


Low interest rates offer the perfect opportunity to save thousands of pounds a year

Lockdown exposes looming tech gaps as money management goes digital


A fifth of Britons now open accounts without any human contact

Why £33,864 buys you happiness


Even in today's uncertainty, contentment may not require that lottery win after all

Workers in shut-down sectors may never be able to stop working


A lifetime of playing catch-up won't level the field between the haves and have-nots unless changes are made at the highest level

What the chancellor's summer update could mean for you


Today's statement could not be more important so here are some of the predictions for what it might contain. And what it probably won't

Bank of England says unemployment could hit 7.4 per cent this year


Governor Andrew Bailey said the crisis would bring 'structural' change and some sectors were unlikely to be 'viable' as the deadly disease overhauls everyday life.

BUSINESS CLOSE: Britain facing record economic slump BoE warns


London markets tumbled today, with the FTSE 100 closing 1.3 per cent lower at 6,026 and the FTSE 250 falling 0.9 per cent to 17,479.

Birmingham and London top list of 10 cities that residents want to leave post-lockdown


Research from Barclays Mortgages suggests that nearly a third of those currently living in Birmingham and London - at 32 per cent and 30 per cent respectively - feel the biggest urge to move.

Gold tipped to reach $3,500 an ounce amid stock market turmoil


Investors seeking a haven from stock market turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic have piled into the precious metal this year. It has now rallied by 35 per cent since the start of 2020.

Best energy tariffs: Ofgem price cap limit predicted to drop £85


Experts predict that Ofgem will drop the price cap limit by £85 - but add that households could save hundreds of pounds by switching to a fixed tariff instead.

Thousands are eligible for the Green Homes Grant scheme but do you qualify?


Hundreds of thousands of households will be eligible for £5,000 vouchers under the Government's new home improvement scheme, new details have revealed.

Best stocks & shares Isas: Pick the best DIY investment platform


Choosing the right DIY platform is crucial but a wealth of choice and changes to charges have left many investors scratching their heads. We pick some of the best.

Should I buy a second property, invest more or boost my pension?


Mike has a mortgage of £94k on his London flat and an investment portfolio worth £80k. We ask an expert if there is anything he can do to make his money go further and if so, what and how.

Insurance tycoon Neil Utley set for £70m windfall from Hastings sale


Finnish financial conglomerate Sampo and South African investment firm Rand Merchant Investment Holdings have launched a £1.7bn bid for the motor insurer, which has the board's approval.

How can investors shape the future of healthcare? FCC fund aims to help


Charity and think tank Future Care Capital has teamed up with RYSE Asset Management to launch a fund investing in innovative early-stage healthcare companies.

Best savings rates: QIB UK and United Trust Bank launch best buy fixed-rate bonds


Savers have been handed some rare good news as smaller challenger banks have raised the rates they pay on fixed-term deposits over the last few weeks.

Do shorter cables charge quicker and can it damage my devices battery life?


I have recently bought a short charger that seems to charge my phone much quicker than other cables. Do short cables charge devices quicker? If so, why? Can quick chargers ruin your batteries?

Dividend recovery shares: The UK companies that could boost payouts


The hurt will linger from the UK's income-paying companies cutting 57 per cent off total dividends, for investors it's often better to look to the future rather than the past.

Every new housing development in England will be required to have tree-lined streets


The UK Government's Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick will today pledge to cut red tape and streamline the planning process, with an insistence that developments are 'beautiful'.

Boohoo probe to quiz staff about sweatshop  working conditions


Alison Levitt QC, the barrister leading an independent review into allegations of modern slavery which have rocked the fast fashion brand, has issued a public call for evidence.

Rapture for Blondie as music investor Hipgnosis snaps up 197 songs 


Hipgnosis said Blondie co-founders Debbie Harry (pictured) and Chris Stein had sold the rights to the royalties of 197 songs such as Call Me, Heart of Glass and Rapture.

High Street is hammered: WH Smith cuts 1,500 jobs as workers stay home


Bosses cited the impact of coronavirus on passenger numbers at stations and airports and fewer shoppers on UK high streets as they cut headcount to slash costs.

MARKET REPORT: Race for space boosts warehouse giant Segro


The property firm has come into its own as parcel delivery groups and traditional retailers have been, as chief exec David Sleath put it, 'scrambling for space' as they adapt to the Covid-19 world.

Pensions giant Legal and General to pay dividend despite profits slump


The investment firm, which manages £1.2trillion of savers' and pensioners' cash, is still handing out a dividend of 4.93p per share which is flat on the same time last year.

William Hill hands back furlough millions after 'robust recovery'


Just a day after Treasury figures showed the cost of the scheme had spiralled to nearly £34bn, the gambling giant said it would repay £24.5m it had received. Shares surged 8.9 per cent.

Small firms face higher fees to sell on Amazon


The internet shopping giant, which made a £4bn profit in the second quarter alone, will raise fees by 2 per cent from September 1. It said the decision was prompted by the UK's 2 per cent digital sales tax.

Classic hot hatches become hot property as old boy racers buy them up


Ageing boy racers have moved from the McDonalds car parks of their heyday to auction houses to get their hands on hot hatches that take them back to their youth.

The best electric cars you can buy for any budget revealed


The best electrified models have been chosen by What Car? as part of its unique honours list. Here are the 16 winners...

Meet the women denied state pension payments who finally got their due


Anne Psaros, 79, was delighted to be handed £11,600 after realising that the DWP had failed to upgrade her pension to the married woman's rate.

How the Government is planning to improve energy efficiency in the UK 


The Government is exploring new standards for efficiency in electrical and gas products, it said, with the aim of helping the environment and saving households money.

What are the rules about estate agents about wearing masks or gloves?


I viewed a property for sale as lockdown was easing and the estate agent did not have a mask or gloves - while I was wearing both.

After the BP dividend cut, where's left for the income-hunter? 


BP is the latest FTSE 100 giant to cut its dividend - the first time in a decade - as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. With payouts significantly slashed, where can income investors go next?

15 tips for free family fun: Our ideas to keep the kids entertained


After months stuck at home, many parents are running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained. With budgets tight, here we have rounded up 15 tips for free (or almost free) family fun.

Motoring insurer Hastings to go private in £1.7bn deal


Finnish insurer Sampo Oyj and South Africa's Rand Merchant Investment, which already own a 29.7 per cent stake in Hastings, have offered 250p per share in cash for the company.

Troubled challenger bank Metro Bank swings to a £240m loss


The decade-old business said Covid-19 had cost it around £109 million as it reported a pre-tax loss of £240.6 million in the first six months of the year.

Plan to extend Bereavement Support Payments to unmarried couples


Unmarried parents denied crucial benefits after losing their partner have been given new hope the injustice will soon end. The benefit is £3,500, followed by £350 a month for up to 18 months.

ASK TONY: Online store is forcing me to go on a £910 shopping spree


I was recently made aware that I had paid £35 to online fashion store JustFab after receiving emails from the company saying I had credit to spend. I called to cancel this.

Bereaved families being denied mortgage holidays


UK Finance insists 'all customers' can put off mortgage payments if they ask. But brokers say those in need are increasingly being denied - especially if they are requesting their second mortgage holiday.

How to hunt down a job if the worst happens


Re-entering the jobs market can be a bewildering experience at the best of times, let alone during a global pandemic. We have spoken to market experts to help you get back on the ladder.

Why are so many banks still only open part-time?


Many branches restricted services during lockdown as they battled staff shortages, with some closing doors altogether. It has meant customers have been forced to queue around the block.

Best current accounts: Halifax launches £100 switch offer


Those who earn hundreds of pounds from regularly switching accounts will hope the move from one of Britain's biggest banks will spur others into action and lead to a resurgence in welcome bonuses.

How to stay afloat in a tsunami of job cuts: Millions face redundancy


This country has faced mass job losses before but rarely on this scale. The latest predictions say unemployment could rise to 10 per cent by the end of the year.

Investors face worst payouts for generation: £40bn dividend black hole


Companies will hand back £60.5bn to shareholders in 2020, according to financial administration firm Link Group. This is down a whopping 39 per cent from £98.5bn last year.

Legendary designer Gordon Murray reveals £3m T.50 British supercar


The new 3-seat hyperrcar is the culmination of a life's work for legendary car and F1 designer Professor Gordon Murray who says the new 'spiritual successor' to his ground-breaking McLaren F1.

Barclays attempts to close advice gap with Plan & Invest service


Barclays has launched digital advice service 'Plan & Invest' to help people with a minimum of £5,000 to get into investing with a tailor-made plan to reach their personal goals. This is Money takes a look.


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