Martin Lewis

Issue 1513

Martin Lewis

Money Saving Expert
Martin Lewis is the most trusted voice in the UK, helping people skill up financially as the cost of living crisis bites. He talks to us about how he found himself in a bizarre position – the unofficial Shadow Chancellor, perhaps the most influential man in the country. We also hear from people struggling to cope as food and energy prices spiral.

Cashless landmark
We hit a milestone as 1000 of our vendors are now able to take cashless payments. And the process is becoming easier through a new initiative from PayPal Zettle’s Tap To Pay system that will help more sellers adapt to our cashless society.

Also inside:

  • We chart the rise of Big Issue contributor and new Doctor Who, Ncuti Gatwa, alongside more news, views and miscellany in The Dispatch
  • Angela Scanlon looks back on taking inspiration from Irish dancing to step into showbiz in a Letter To My Younger Self
  • We meet the new artistic director of Cardboard Citizens, its first to have lived experience of homelessness
  • Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch tells us how making the band’s new album in lockdown was a surprisingly joyous affair
  • And Alina in Stratford-upon-Avon says that she loves the social side of selling The Big Issue

Plus much more!

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