Is your bank ripping your business off with costly foreign exchange mark-ups?

UK businesses which make regular overseas payments are losing out on hundreds of pounds per transaction thanks to inferior foreign exchange rates charged by Britain’s biggest banks. The likes of Barclays, Lloyds and HSBC, which calls itself ‘the world’s local bank’, levy currency conversion mark-ups which effectively act as stealth charges on overseas payments and … Read more

Tory MPs urge PM to ditch ‘costly’ holiday testing plans

Holidaymakers target countries with high vaccine levels like Israel, US and Malta as ministers look to ‘prioritise trips to nations where at least 50% of adults have had a jab’ while Tory MPs urge PM to ditch ‘costly’ testing plans Travel firms see bookings spike for trips to countries with high vaccination rate US, Malta … Read more

The ‘teen trader’ apps that could give them a costly habit

Making investments is becoming trendy among teenagers. Social media is awash with trading tips and guides to making a million. New mobile phone apps also allow under 18s to try betting on stocks using pretend wealth. But is a generation being taught to gamble rather than invest? Industry experts have told Money Mail they fear … Read more

Drivers could face a costly bill as many car insurers won’t pay out for common incidents

How good is YOUR car insurance policy? Many won’t pay out for common incidents including lost keys or misfuelling Motorists could lose hundreds of pounds due to gaps in car insurance  Only 54% of the policies analysed provide misfuelling cover as standard  A further 46% don’t cover mobile phones if damaged or destroyed in your car  … Read more

I fear ditching dose timetable could prove a costly mistake, writes expert PROFESSOR HERB SEWELL 

There is no doubt that it is an extraordinary achievement to have vaccinated so many people in such a short time. Almost five million have now had injections, and vaccines are certainly the way out of the pandemic crisis. But I firmly believe that they should be used as they were intended to be. And … Read more

Georgia votes: Hundreds of thousands go to polls to decide controls of Senate after costly campaign

All eyes are turning to Georgia on Tuesday as hundreds of thousands head to the polls to cast their ballots in the two consequential runoff races that will decide Senate control – after a record-shattering 3 million voted early. Republican incumbents Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are vying to keep their Senate seats against Democratic … Read more

Sarah Ferguson sells a costly cuppa – but it’s all for chari-tea!

Charities have suffered hugely during the pandemic, but Sarah, Duchess of York thinks she has found the secret to swelling the coffers of her new Trust — by flogging some tea and biscuits. The author, filmmaker, former Weight Watchers ambassador and now gift designer has launched a range of products to support charities in her … Read more

Switch energy deals WITHOUT a hitch: Beware these seven costly catches

With millions of us now expected to be working from home this winter, the nation’s heating bills are set to soar. So, as the cold and darker nights approach, now is the perfect time to make sure we have the best energy deal. We are constantly told that the best way to do it is … Read more

Boris Johnson warns ‘more costly’ NATIONAL lockdown can’t be ruled out 

Boris Johnson tonight begged Britons to stick with his coronavirus plan as he warned that a ‘more costly’ second full lockdown cannot be ruled out Boris Johnson tonight begged Britons to stick with his coronavirus plan as he warned that a ‘more costly’ second full lockdown will have to be imposed unless the public behaves … Read more