Articles by Helen Knapman

Vodafone launches free mobile roaming in 40 countries

Friday, 06 May 2016 | News

Vodafone has today announced the launch of free mobile roaming in 40 countries worldwide – but the catch is you need to get a specific contract to get it.

Petrol prices rise for second consecutive month

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | News

Motorists were hit by a second month of petrol price rises in April, according to the latest RAC Fuel Watch data.

Broadband ads shouldn't separate out line rental costs says watchdog

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 | News

Broadband adverts, which include price claims, shouldn’t separate out line rental costs from 31 October, following intervention from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Council tax arrears problems soar

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 | News

Local authorities shouldn’t be able to pass council tax debts on to bailiffs for the most vulnerable people, say two leading charities, as arrears problems soar.

Mobile users to pay less in Europe as new roaming rates take force

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 | News

Holidaymakers should pay less to use their phone in Europe as new mobile roaming rates come into force. 

Energy switching on the up, but millions still missing out on big savings

Friday, 29 April 2016 | News

The number of people who switched energy provider between January and March rose by 8% compared to the same period last year.

BT customers to be hit with up to 25% price hikes this summer

Friday, 29 April 2016 | News

BT customers will see the price they pay for a host of services, including line rental, broadband, home phone, TV and BT Sport, hiked this summer.

Find out how to save thousands with the May edition of Moneywise

Thursday, 28 April 2016 | News

Grab a copy of the May edition of Moneywise, which is on sale in WH Smith stores now, for the latest tips and tricks to save thousands.

Asda to change price promotions after supermarket investigation

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 | News

Asda is to change its promotional practices after an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) raised concerns about the supermarket’s pricing tactics.

Scottish Power to pay £18m for customer service failings

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 | News

Scottish Power customers may be in line for a share of £15m after the energy regulator found the Big Six provider guilty of a catalogue of errors.