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From 1 February 2016, anyone letting property in England for money will be prohibited from letting it to a person who does not have a “right to rent” in the UK. In other words, to an illegal immigrant. BeeMyMinder recommends you be fully aware that your landlord will be seeking appropriate identification if you are a tenant.

 

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Article Published: 01/02/2016

Around 70% of people are paying way over the odds on one of the big six standard tariffs. Shop around now and find a better deal.

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Article Published: 23/01/2016

Nine out of 10 people are paying too much for the wrong mobile phone contract, but there are ways to save money

Mobile phone users in the UK are wasting about £160 a year by being on the wrong contract, according to a new report. Furthermore, 90% of those with a mobile are losing out this way.

These tips align to our December 2015 blog https://www.beemyminder.co.uk/blog/5-ways-to-secure-a-better-mobile-phone-contract/

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Article Published: 19/12/2015

Think again if going for third party car insurance as comprehensive might be cheaper. Compare both third party and comprehensive cover before making a decision. Don't forget to store your policy and set a reminder with us, ready for next year.

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Article Published: 31/10/2015

Are you affected? Only 2,006 landlords prosecuted in last eight years despite studies showing hundreds of thousands are living in homes that pose severe threat to health with private landlords taking £5.6bn in rent on homes that “don’t meet legal standards”.

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Article Published: 17/10/2015

With around 71% of household bills being paid by direct debit, make sure you have your bills safely stored in BeeMyMinder for future reference.

Milestone in cashless payment is considered a marker for economic recovery

More than 100m direct debit payments were processed in just one day at the end of July, in what Britain’s bankers are hailing as another milestone in the path to a cashless society.

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Article Published: 04/08/2015

If moving into rented accommodation and have concerns, ask your landlord for a electrical safety check. There is no legal obligation, but it will at least allow you to gauge the type of landlord you are getting involved with.

Landlords and letting agents are threatening student lives by failing to sort out dangerous electrical problems, charity warns

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Article Published: 04/08/2015

Small increases like these do add up. At BeeMyMinder we recommend you review the value of your digital TV package against the price you pay. It is easy to downgrade if you want to.

Sky’s subscribers only have £1 hike as cable company says it is passing on costs more fairly than satellite broadcaster, which has raised prices for other packages

Virgin Media customers who take Sky’s sports package are being hit with a £2 a month increase – double the £1 a month hike that Sky’s own subscribers face from June.

Announcing the changes, Virgin Media hit out at the satellite broadcaster, and suggested that it was passing on the costs in a way that was fairer than that chosen by Sky.

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Article Published: 17/04/2015

We have added BT as a mobile phone provider with BeeMyMinder. Save your policy online, safely and securely with us.

Telecoms company will not offer handsets but sim cards and subscriptions, to act as a lure for its broadband service and TV services

BT has returned to the consumer mobile market after a 13-year absence by offering 4G subscriptions with prices starting at a budget £5 a month.

Designed as a lure for BT’s broadband service – the group’s main moneyspinner – mobile subscriptions will come at up to half price for BT broadband customers. Mobile customers who do not take broadband will still get access to live premier league matches for free, via the BT Sport app.

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Article Published: 25/03/2015

With record low interest rates the cost of borrowing seems affordable with average UK household non-mortgage debt to be £10,000 by 2016. Bee in control of your personal loans, credit cards and overdrafts with BeeMyMinder (store, remind, take action).

Report warns that people’s complacency over their ability to manage their borrowing could lead to resurgence in bad debt

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Article Published: 23/03/2015