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Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in February 2018

Monday, 05 March 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of February 2018.

Households with poor broadband speeds given right to cancel penalty-free

Thursday, 01 March 2018 | News

From next year, households whose internet speed drops below the promised level will be able to cancel their contract penalty-free under new rules to be introduced by the telecoms regulator.

Sky to bundle Netflix into TV subscription

Thursday, 01 March 2018 | News

Fans of Netflix will be able to access the online streaming service via a Sky TV subscription later this year.

Are you due a cold weather payment as the ‘Beast from the East’ continues to bite?

Thursday, 01 March 2018 | News

Households are being urged to check if they’re due a cold weather payment as a freezing weather front, dubbed the ‘Beast from the East’, continues to bite.

Big Six energy share at record low as households switch elsewhere

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | News

The Big Six energy suppliers’ combined market share is at a record low as households switch to small and medium-sized suppliers.

First 50 Funds Interview: MI Chelverton UK Equity Income David Taylor

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman meets David Taylor, co-manager of MI Chelverton UK Equity Income – a First 50 Fund and winner of our

Bulb customers to be hit with 2.8% price hikes

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 | News

Households with Bulb’s ‘Vari-Fair’ tariff will see prices rise by 2.8% on average from 28 April.

Families face three years of income stagnation

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 | News

Low and middle income households face three years of stagnating living standards lasting until 2020, according to the Resolution Foundation’s annual living standards report.

Energy price cap legislation introduced to end ‘rip-off’ bills

Monday, 26 February 2018 | News

New legislation to cap “poor value” energy tariffs is to be introduced to Parliament today in a bid to protect 11 million households on the priciest standard variable tariffs (SVTs).

Sky to hike broadband, home phone and TV costs

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | News

Sky broadband, TV, and ‘Talk’ customers will be hit with price hikes from 1 April, the telecoms giant has announced.