Articles by Adam Williams

Five banks fail to meet open banking deadline

Thursday, 21 December 2017 | News

Five banks have been given extra time to comply with the new “open banking” rules after it became clear they would miss the January 2018 deadline.

Households to be given legal right to demand faster broadband

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 | News

Broadband customers will be given the legal right to receive fast broadband under new rules announced by the government.

£10m withdrawn in an hour – cash machines set for Christmas peak

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 | News

Cash machine usage is expected to peak between noon and 1pm on Friday 22 December as customers withdraw cash before Christmas Day.

Will there be further interest rate rises in 2018?

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 | News

The Bank of England finally raised the base rate by 0.25% in November 2017, the first rise for more than a decade, but when should consumers expect the next increase to happen?

Have your say on the financial services companies you trust – for the chance to win £1,000

Monday, 18 December 2017 | News

Which financial services providers have got it right this year? And which companies must do better in the future? You can have your say in the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2018.

Deal of the week: Fill up your car with £15 of free fuel

Monday, 18 December 2017 | News

Fill up your car with at least £15 worth of fuel, and you’ll get £15 when you sign up to TopCashback as a new customer.

Scottish government shakes up income tax bands with new 46% top rate

Thursday, 14 December 2017 | News

The Scottish government is to introduce two new income tax brackets while increasing its top tax rate to 46p in the pound.

Struggling credit card customers could save £1.3bn a year under new rules

Thursday, 14 December 2017 | News

Credit card customers struggling with persistent debt could save up to £1.3 billion a year under new proposals from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Christmas on credit: Families need to borrow to pay for presents

Thursday, 14 December 2017 | News

A growing number of families are relying on credit cards and personal loans to pay for the cost of Christmas.

Mortgage providers shield borrowers from base rate rise

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 | News

Thirty mortgage providers have not passed on the base rate increase to customers on their standard variable rate (SVR).