2016 News Archive

December 14, 2016

Tips for playing your gift cards right

Gift cards or vouchers can be a handy present to give and receive, but you need to know how to play your cards right when it comes to making the...

December 2, 2016

Think twice about hoverboards this Christmas

If you are thinking about buying a hoverboard/self-balancing scooter as a gift this Christmas, you should be aware of the potential safety and fire risks. We have investigated a large...

November 18, 2016

Survive the hype this Black Friday

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up, next weekend is set to be one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. You may be hoping to pick up...

November 7, 2016

Switch and save on your energy bills

With the weather getting noticeably colder, you may find yourself turning the heating on more often. Electricity and gas bills normally make up a large portion of household spending, especially...

November 7, 2016

Know your rights when shopping online

With the Christmas shopping period on the horizon, you may be thinking of picking up gifts, decorations and party outfits for the festive season online. The good news is you...

October 14, 2016

Stay safe this Halloween

Stay safe while having fun this Halloween by following these tips: When shopping for costumes and props for Halloween, make sure you check that they have the CE mark before...

September 15, 2016

Be aware of the risks of hoverboards

If you are thinking about buying a hoverboard/self-balancing scooter, you should be aware of the potential safety and fire risks and know what to look out for. We have investigated...

September 6, 2016

Beware of subscription traps

Have you ever worked out how much you are spending on regular subscriptions? You may be paying a monthly fee to a gym you rarely or never use or have...

Haven't found what you're looking for?

Get the latest updates sent direct to your inbox...

  • Consumer rights
  • Managing your money
  • Product recalls