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Combining your tv, phone, broadband and mobile can save you money and make it easier to deal with only one supplier. Are you struggling with multiple providers, look out for deals in 2015.

Agreement with Telefónica comes a month after rival BT announced it was to buy EE

Sky is moving into mobile phone services for the first time, with a plan to offer connections to its 11.5m customers next year after striking a deal with O2 owner Telefónica.

The move is the latest development in the rapidly consolidating UK telecoms sector and follows BT’s £12.5bn deal last month to buy EE, Britain’s biggest mobile operator. BT had expressed interest in O2 – which it owned until 2001 – but decided to do a deal with EE.

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Article Published: 29/01/2015

Well worth a read as BeeMyMinder recommends smart solutions for reducing fuel bills and being energy smart!

Smart thermostats promise significant savings on your bills by providing better control of your heating. We tried and tested the main four models - Nest, Hive, Tado and Honeywell Evohome – for usability and cost efficiency


Smart thermostats are here and they’re finally worth some serious consideration. The premise is simple and compelling: smarter control of your heating, remote access and the promise of energy savings of 20-30%.

With smart thermometers starting at £200 and the average 2014 UK household heating bill hitting £1,264, buying a smart thermostat would seem a no-brainer. On one condition: they do what they promise.

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Article Published: 27/01/2015

Links to our blog https://www.beemyminder.co.uk/blog/first-time-buyers-guide/

Despite rising house prices, the mortgage market has improved considerably over the past 12 months – even for those with very small deposits

Aspiring first-time buyers hoping to swap landlords’ keys for a set to their own home have been hit by a fresh wave of data highlighting the struggle to buy. Yet is it all bad news for those desperate to own a home?

Last Thursday, housing charity Shelter released a report showing that it will take more than a decade to save for a deposit in some parts of the country. On the same day, Office for National Statistics figures showed that as recently as 1991 65% of 25- to 34-year-olds had bought their own home; this compares to under 45% now.

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Article Published: 26/01/2015

BeeMyMinder recommend you ensure you can port your 10 year mortgage and fully understand the early repayment charges!

Santander and TSB believe mortgage borrowers are keen, and have rushed out deals at the lowest-ever rates

Are Britain’s mortgage borrowers ready for the decade-long fix? Banks and building societies seem to think so, as they have been rushing out 10-year fixed-rate mortgage deals. On Tuesday, Santander launched its “lowest-ever” 10-year mortgage, where monthly payments are fixed at 3.44%. Hours later, TSB waded in with its own “market-leading” 10-year fixed deals, with rates starting from 3.44%.

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Article Published: 20/12/2014

If you go for a winter holiday ensure that you have all the necessary protection to cover your activites and being off-piste! Bee Safe!

Holidaymakers are fighting back as more claims are rejected. Rosie Murray-West reports on that crucial small print in polices Continue reading...

Article Published: 08/12/2014

Great news for those travelling with children and the airlines are putting the changes into place immediately. From BeeMyminder... enjoy your 'flight'.

George Osborne’s autumn statement ditches tax for under 12s from May 2015 Continue reading...

Article Published: 06/12/2014

With BeeMyMinder you can save and share your tenancy agreement security onlline and also the details pertaining to your deposit protection scheme.

 

Landlord has been declared bankrupt and disappeared and agent won’t return deposit without his permission

I signed a short-hold tenancy agreement through a local property agency ...

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Article Published: 22/11/2014

It's not nice to see prices increase (especially above inflation), so pay attention to the contract t&cs you entered into. If with Virgin, they do offer customers up to £40 saving by paying for 12 months’ line rental upfront.

Cable firm’s 5.9% overall price rise follows similar increases by its main broadband, TV and phone rivals

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Article Published: 21/11/2014

At BeeMyMinder we recommend you know the exact travel cover you have so you are not caught short. Store it online with us (even your provider's contract).

A relative of my travelling companion died so we both had to call off the trip – and am £999 out of pocket Continue reading...

Article Published: 19/11/2014

Check your energy bills and ensure you supply actual readings.

ScottishPower deemed worst offender, with company beset by troubles since introducing a new IT system for billing

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Article Published: 14/11/2014