John Sergeant: Decriminalise non-payment of BBC licence fee

John Sergeant: Decriminalise non-payment of BBC licence fee

Former BBC correspondent John Sergeant has said non-payment of the licence fee should be decriminalised -because people do not support it in its current form. The veteran broadcaster said the current annual £157.50 licence fee should be frozen and his former employer should be “forced”…

BitPay and Coinbase Launch an Instant, Zero Fee Service for Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Bitcoin Cash and USDC

BitPay and Coinbase Launch an Instant, Zero Fee Service for Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Bitcoin Cash and USDC

The largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments, BitPay, has just modified its services to allow users to spend cryptocurrency straight from a Coinbase account to BitPay-enabled merchants for zero fees. The new enhancement, which also eliminates the need for peer-to-peer transfers, gives users the…

MoneySavingExpert Martin Lewis' issues alert on TV licence fee changes

MoneySavingExpert Martin Lewis' issues alert on TV licence fee changes

Martin Lewis’s MoneySavingExpert website has issued a new warning regarding free TV licences, urging people to check whether they need to pay or not. The TV Licence fee changed on April 1 2020 but new rules have come into effect from this month. A colour…

Bailiffs threat for pensioners who don't pay TV licence fee

Bailiffs threat for pensioners who don't pay TV licence fee

Bailiffs could seize possessions from pensioners who don’t pay for a TV licence under Government plans. Ministers are seeking to replace the criminal sanction for licence-fee evasion with a civil penalty but age campaigners said the thought of debt collectors knocking on pensioners’ doors was…

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