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Are over-75s most in need of free TV licences? New stats reveal younger age groups are less well off

Monday, 11 February 2019 | News

The BBC is set to close its consultation on the free TV licence for over 75s and decide whether or not to keep the perk, ditch it or something in between. 

TV Licence fee set to rise as number of viewers cancelling increases to over 860,000

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | News

The annual TV licence fee is set to rise by £4 to £154.50, the third price hike in four years

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Friday, 02 November 2018 | Article

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Deal of the week: Get 20% off a Friends and Family Railcard and save money on top tourist attractions

Friday, 19 October 2018 | News

Families looking to save money this half term can get discounted rail travel with a Friends and Family Railcard as well as money off on days out.

Competition watchdog takes Viagogo to High Court

Friday, 31 August 2018 | News

Ticket reseller Viagogo is being taken to the High Court by the competition watchdog for failing to improve its practices.

Deal of the week: three-month Readly digital magazines subscription for 99p

Friday, 17 August 2018 | News

Avid readers can obtain a three-month subscription to digital magazine app Readly for just 99p.

Deal of the week: free cinema tickets with packets of chocolate

Friday, 03 August 2018 | News

Cinema-goers can get ‘free’ tickets to the movies by purchasing packets of chocolate.

Moneywise users rate traditional TV channels over online subscriptions

Friday, 03 August 2018 | News

Moneywise users prefer set-top box subscriptions and free-to-air TV channels to online subscription services, our latest poll results reveal.

Deal of the week: Save £300 a year on eating out with Meerkat Meals

Friday, 20 July 2018 | News

Diners can save over £300 a year using CompareTheMarket’s new dining perk reward scheme.

Amazon Prime and Netflix overtake traditional TV services for first time

Thursday, 19 July 2018 | News

More people in the UK now have a subscription to a TV streaming service than to a traditional pay TV service.