How much are care home fees in your area?

The weekly cost of staying at a care home is £848 on average but varies dramatically across the country, new research reveals. At the extremes, prices range from £1,488 a week in Islington in London to £621 in Blaenau Gwent in Wales, according to figures from insurer Legal & General. The local cost breakdown comes … Read more How much are care home fees in your area?

Shoppers are being hit by delays and extra fees of up to £5 on fashion items shipped from the EU 

Shoppers are being hit by delays and extra fees of up to £5 on fashion items shipped from the EU Top retailers including Asics and Sezane blame Brexit for fashion delivery chaos  Parcels with wrong documentation are being returned to sender at the border Retailers selling to Britain now have to pay customs duties and … Read more Shoppers are being hit by delays and extra fees of up to £5 on fashion items shipped from the EU 

Shoppers are being hit by delays and extra fees of up to £5 on fashion items shipped from the EU 

Shoppers are being hit by delays and extra fees of up to £5 on fashion items shipped from the EU Top retailers including Asics and Sezane blame Brexit for fashion delivery chaos  Parcels with wrong documentation are being returned to sender at the border Retailers selling to Britain now have to pay customs duties and … Read more Shoppers are being hit by delays and extra fees of up to £5 on fashion items shipped from the EU 

European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Thousands of UK expats living in Europe face having to revamp their finances in the aftermath of Brexit as British banks close their current accounts and European ones hike the cost of sending money overseas. Customers of some of Britain’s biggest banks including Barclays, Lloyds and Nationwide Building Society living in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands … Read more European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Thousands of UK expats living in Europe face having to revamp their finances in the aftermath of Brexit as British banks close their current accounts and European ones hike the cost of sending money overseas. Customers of some of Britain’s biggest banks including Barclays, Lloyds and Nationwide Building Society living in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands … Read more European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Venmo adds check cashing feature that lets users deposit the latest stimulus check without fees 

Venmo, the increasingly popular mobile payment app, has just announced a new check-cashing service. Offered to select US users on Monday, the Cash a Check option can be used to cash printed, payroll and U.S. government checks without visiting a bank, including the latest stimulus checks. There is a fee attached to the service, though … Read more Venmo adds check cashing feature that lets users deposit the latest stimulus check without fees 

Beware the rip-off inactivity fees wiping out your gift card

‘My gift cards with a face value of £75 are now worth £35.20’: Beware the rip-off inactivity fees wiping out your unspent balances By Laura Shannon For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:21 GMT, 2 January 2021 | Updated: 22:21 GMT, 2 January 2021 Anyone who received a gift card for Christmas should be aware … Read more Beware the rip-off inactivity fees wiping out your gift card

Facebook told to pay watchdog CMA’s court fees

Facebook told to pay £139,667 in legal costs to UK markets watchdog after losing court battle over its acquisition of image firm Giphy By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 19 December 2020 | Updated: 22:27 GMT, 19 December 2020 Facebook has been told to pay £139,667 in legal costs to the … Read more Facebook told to pay watchdog CMA’s court fees

Advisers set for £835m fees windfall off LSE and Refinitiv mega-merger

Advisers set for £835m fees windfall from London Stock Exchange and data provider Refinitiv’s mega-merger By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 10 December 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 10 December 2020 Advisers working on the mega-merger between the London Stock Exchange and data provider Refinitiv are set to bag £835million in fees. … Read more Advisers set for £835m fees windfall off LSE and Refinitiv mega-merger

Child Trust Funds: Are investment fees eating your savings?

Thousands of young savers face chunky investment charges because they cannot access Child Trust Funds due to problems proving the money is theirs. The first tax-free savings accounts began to mature just over 100 days ago as holders turned 18, but a large proportion have remained untouched since, with savers unable to benefit from windfalls … Read more Child Trust Funds: Are investment fees eating your savings?