Articles by Stephen Little

Are you owed a state pension boost? Credits worth £3.5BILLION are going unclaimed, new official figures reveal

Friday, 16 November 2018 | News

Families across Britain are missing out on thousands of pounds every year by failing to claim for pension, housing and income related benefits, official figures show.

Blackpool is the UK’s hottest property market as North-South house price divide narrows

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | News

Despite the current downturn in the UK housing market, property sales are soaring in the northern towns of Blackpool, Lancaster and Durham.

Swift justice for landlords and tenants? Government unveils proposals for dedicated housing court

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | News

Landlords and tenants could receive faster and more effective justice in the event of property disputes under proposals unveiled by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) today.

Talk Money Week: nearly half of UK adults are hiding more than £4,000 of debt from their family and friends

Monday, 12 November 2018 | News

Millions of adults in the UK could be sitting on a secret debt mountain that they are hiding from their family and friends, new research shows.

New tax for over-40s being considered by government to tackle social care funding crisis

Monday, 12 November 2018 | News

Over-40s may soon have to pay extra tax in order to create a provision for social care funding.

Deal of the week: Switch to Interactive Investor and get cashback on exit fees

Friday, 09 November 2018 | News

Sign up to an account with investment platform Interactive Investor and receive cashback worth up to £2,000 towards exit fees. 

Broadband customers could be overcharged by £230 a year if they don’t switch provider

Friday, 09 November 2018 | News

The super-complaint from the Citizens Advice Bureau claiming that customers who stay with the same supplier for household services are overpaying £4.1 billion a year could just be the tip of the iceberg, new research reveals...

Beware the new scam where fraudsters call to say there is an arrest warrant in your name - from a genuine HMRC number

Friday, 09 November 2018 | News

Fraudsters are phoning victims to say an arrest warrant has been made in their name because of unpaid taxes or outstanding debts.

Beware fake poppy merchandise: Fraudsters are selling counterfeit goods ahead of Remembrance Day

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 | News

Consumers are being urged to be aware of fake poppy merchandise being pedalled by fraudsters ahead of Remembrance Day.

Over 11 million households could save up to £120 on their energy bills from January as a new price cap come into force

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 | News

Millions of households could see their energy bills fall from next year after the UK energy regulator confirmed today that the new price cap will come into force on 1 January.