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End of Covid protection looms for renters


Will the government step up again before it's too late?

Pandemic set to derail female breadwinners


High salaries are under threat from pandemic as traditional roles kick back in, but 13 million plan to change their work/life balance after lockdown

Can you afford another bank holiday?


An added bank holiday could be good for the economy, but what about your own pocket?

Mental Health Awareness week: Dads most affected by Covid-19 impact


As the dust settles and the truth about the downturn and our financial affairs becomes clearer, so does the impact on our mental health

Has the pandemic changed our property wish list?


The housing market is thawing out after a sudden Covid-19 freeze. But should you make that big move now?

The seven coronavirus scams to look out for


In testing financial times it's easy to be enticed by fraudsters. Here's what to look out for...

Coronavirus: What is the pension triple lock and why might the pandemic threaten it?


The government is reportedly considering proposals to scrap the policy that sees pensioners' incomes rise each year

Lockdown set to prompt insurance claim epidemic


Households report widespread damage as families and housemates use their homes as gyms, assault courses and DIY experiments

Coronavirus turns UK into a nation of savers


Pandemic triggers a huge rise in demand for savings plans as household lockdown spending drops by a third

Coronavirus: What happens next and how do you prepare?


We've asked the experts to give us their best guesses and top financial tips

Surge in long-term savings withdrawals exposes major flaws in the system


We're cashing in tomorrow to deal with today… and paying £600m too much tax along the way

Millions face financial 'cliff edge' when Covid-19 measures expire


Almost 11 million people will have missed at least one payment that leaves them vulnerable to 'severe consequences'

Your coronavirus consumer rights guide


Times have changed but your consumer protection hasn't

Banks must clear up confusion over Covid-19 refunds


Consumer group slams industry for 'an inconsistent and confusing approach' when dealing with refund claims

The financial news that Covid-19 drowned out


The other personal finance stories that have wound up getting lost in the maelstrom of pandemic headlines

Relief for high-cost borrowers as new payment freeze kicks in


Payday loan, motor finance, buy-now-pay-later, rent-to-own and pawnbroking customers can now get Covid-19 help

10 investing tips if the worst of the Covid-19 shock is far from over


This month the Bank of England warned the UK economy faces its worst downturn in 300 years, while chancellor Rishi Sunak said it was very likely we are in the middle of a 'significant' recession.

Mole Valley fund house launches 'Yorkshire T20' portfolio


The York office of the Mole Valley fund house has launched the 'Yorkshire T20', with annual charges starting at 1.25 per cent - not including various administration fees.

Gardening Express customers vent their fury amid order chaos


The company, based in Chelmsford in Essex, does not have a telephone number and has, temporarily at least, shut down its Twitter account.

Mobile app Bits says it can boost your credit score for a monthly fee


The app is intended to build up your Experian credit score using a monthly fee closer to a subscription service than a credit card. In fact, it doesn't even give you a card to buy things.

Couples continue to be left out of pocket by wedding venues


Wedding venues could be breaking the law by exploiting unfair terms and conditions to avoid refunding couples for cancellations due to coronavirus, new research has revealed.

Cineworld plans to reopen all its 128 venues in July


This is Money has learnt that the company plans to update its booking system to enable customers to book a seat with social distancing factored in.

How to pay for the pandemic? Stark decisions faced by the Chancellor 


The scale of Britain's borrowing and debt binge caused by the lockdown has never been greater. That number should start to ease down as people return to work and the nation's shops open.

Buy a mystery box of clothes half price with Lost Stock


Fashionistas can get their hands on brand new clothes said to be worth £70 for half price - while helping those in need at the same time with Lost Stock.

Credit card crunch continues as interest-free terms hit a record low


The number of interest-free credit card deals has fallen to a record low for the second successive month, as banks continue to slash the availability of unsecured debt.

Aston Martin begins production of its £3.3m reborn DB5 Goldfinger classics


Exterior gadgets include: revolving number plates; simulated twin front machine guns; simulated tyre slasher; bullet proof rear shield; front and rear battering rams; and an oil slick delivery system..

The brands with the best-rated dealer networks in the UK revealed


When it comes to servicing and repairs, it's Japanese manufacturers that dominate the rankings in a survey of 18,000 car owners in Britain.

I'm worried about my job - can my lender withdraw my mortgage offer?


Your lender has the right to reassess your finances at any time that it pleases, meaning that if your situation changes dramatically they could withdraw their offer.

Will coronavirus result in the death of cash in Britain?


'Sorry, we don't accept cash.' That will be a familiar phrase for the rest of 2020 as major retailers begin to reopen on mass in mid-June.

Coronavirus crash decimates the value of Child Trust Funds


Child Trust Funds were introduced in 2005 to encourage families to save for their children's future. Around six million children born between September 1, 2002, and January 2, 2011, were eligible.

Housing market reopens and demand soars says Zoopla


Zoopla says demand from buyers was 20% higher in the week following the reopening of the housing market on 12 May, compared to the beginning of March.

Notorious short-seller 'Dark Destroyer' tears into Boohoo


Shares plunged 10.9 per cent on Tuesday after Shadow Fall, the hedge fund run by Matthew Ear, published a 54-page report accusing the fashion giant of misleading investors about profits and cashflow.

MARKET REPORT: Hopes of an end to lockdown put a spring in FTSE's step


London's premier index rose 1.3 per cent to close at 6144.25. It has climbed 23 per cent from depths it plunged to in March, though it's still down 20 per cent from a January peak of 7675.

ALEX BRUMMER: Landlords take a brutal beating


Amid the constant tussle between commercial landlords and retailers it is the property owners who are often portrayed as villains. Traditional bugbears play their part in this.

Office space firm IWG courts investors with plan to raise £315m


The company said it wants to chase growth opportunities and strengthen its 'global leadership position'. Founder and billionaire Mark Dixon owns 28.6 per cent of the business.

Small firms still waiting for vital loans with £18.5bn already lent


Lenders have been overwhelmed with almost 800,000 applications for Government-backed Bounce Back loans since the scheme, which has been hit by problems, launched on May 4.

Grocery sales rise at their fastest rate in 25 years during lockdown


Industry data from research group Kantar showed supermarket spending hit £31.4bn in the 12 weeks to May 17, The 14.3 per cent rise was the biggest since records began in 1994.

BMW increases the BMW 5 series price and the size of its grille


As an example of the price rises for the 5-series, BMW said the new incoming 520i SE now starts from £37,970 on-the-road compared to £37,600 for the outgoing model - a jump of £370.

Revised Countryman SUV revealed - and it would swallow the 1959 original whole


The latest update to the Mini Countryman make it look like a small car on steroids - and is a far cry from design genius Sir Alec Issigonis's original tiny Mini - a 10-foot box on wheels - from 1959.

New £53,000 electric Volvo XC40 Recharge is twice the price of the standard SUV


Powered by twin electric motors producing 408hp it accelerates from 0-62mph in 4.9 seconds and has a claimed range of 249 miles. However, it's more than double the price of the £25k entry-spec XC40.

Have you been left short changed by government pension blunders?


Campaigners are calling for the Department for Work and Pensions to conduct a full investigation into how many women have missed out on their pensions and how it was allowed to happen.

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: How many women have missed out in retirement? 


It is shameful that retired women are being forced to fight hard to get the state pension they deserve. It is estimated these wives, widows and divorcees may now be owed up to £100m in lost income.

Insurers still refusing to pay out on Covid policies


Tens of thousands of firms face bankruptcy having been denied payouts, despite years of paying for policies that promised to provide protection against outbreaks of a 'human contagious disease'.

Holiday refund hopes grounded as airlines plan to restart flights


A raft of UK carriers have now said they plan to resume summer routes despite government advice against foreign holidays and plans to quarantine travellers for two weeks.

Financial Conduct Authority warns over mortgage holiday debt threat


Homeowners who have deferred their mortgage payments are being warned against a debt binge after the go-ahead to extend mortgage holidays by three months has been approved.

ASK TONY: How did my £3,454 cheque with Halifax vanish into thin air?


I went into my Halifax branch and asked for a cheque for €4,000 to be raised and paid to a third party. The cheque was never received and the money has not been credited back.

Some 750,000 MOTs carried out in April despite lockdown


Motorists were urged to not use their cars as part of stricter lockdown rules in April, with only front-line and essential workers allowed to continue driving and have vehicles MOT tested.

Savers desperate to switch Isa deals lose out over costly delays


Many savers are now stuck in an account paying almost nothing and urgently want to transfer. But branches have asked customers not to visit unless it is an emergency.

Four ways to kit out your home for indoor exercise on every budget


Millions of us have got used to working out at home or in our local parks for free during lockdown, meaning gym memberships look set to be a major casualty of the pandemic.

Which SUVs have the best real-world fuel economy?


We've used What Car?'s True MPG calculator to work out how Dominic Cummings' Land Rover can go before it empties its fuel tank - and reveal seven rival mid-size SUVs that are more frugal.

VW ordered to buy back cars it equipped with emission evasion kits


The decision comes after a motorist took the company to court over a Volkswagen Sharan he bought in 2014, which was equipped with the software that turned off emissions controls during testing.

Which traditionally defensive stocks proved their worth during the coronavirus crash? 


Defensive stocks are generally those that are less vulnerable to the economic cycle and financial shocks. But even these hardy shares have struggled this year.

Kia's new Rio supermini gets hybrid technology for 2020


The new Rio features Kia's first electrified petrol 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain and comes complete with a face-lifted exterior and updated interior design. Prices will start from £13k to rival the Ford Fiesta.

You can't go away but should you still sell your investments in May?


The old adage to 'sell in May and go away' has worked out only twice over the past decade. We can't physically go away this year but some experts think your investments should have a break.

Can I book a 2020 summer holiday in Britain?


Most British holidaymakers are resigned to the fact that they won't be able to head abroad this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic causing travel havoc.

Should I take BA refund in the form of Avios points?


The airline said the actual rate of Avios that you get for the price of your flight is roughly double what you would normally get if you bought Avios using cash.


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