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No-fault evictions set to be banned in England

Renters in England would no longer face evictions at short notice without good reason under new plans outlined by the Government

15 April 2019

MPs warn concert-goers to avoid Viagogo

A committee of MPs has today taken the "highly unusual" step of warning consumers not to buy or sell tickets through secondary ticket selling website Viagogo

19 March 2019

Free sanitary products to be available in schools

Sanitary products will be made available for free in secondary schools and colleges in England, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced

13 March 2019

Morrisons trials 15p plastic bag charge

Morrisons is raising the price of a reusable plastic bag from 10p to 15p and introducing a 20p reusable paper bag, as part of an eight-week trial across eight stores

28 January 2019

Pension cold-calling banned

Pension cold-calling has been made illegal from today, in a bid to tackle pension scams - here's what you need to know

9 January 2019

Plastic bag charge could double to 10p and apply in ALL shops

The Government has announced plans to increase the minimum 5p charge for buying a plastic bag in England to 10p and extend it to all retailers, in a bid to cut plastic use

27 December 2018

Post Office launches 'digital' passport renewals

The Post Office will now let you renew your passport online at 725 branches across the UK - but it'll cost £15 more than doing it yourself

9 November 2018

Watchdog to investigate if your personal details determine how much you pay

An investigation has been launched into whether online shoppers are paying different prices for the same items - depending on factors such as where they live and whether they are married

5 November 2018

One-third of smart meters at risk of 'staying dumb' after energy switches

There's a risk that a third of first generation smart meters may never be upgraded to accept new switching technology, a Government report has revealed.

19 October 2018

Utilita customer? Apply NOW for a £140 energy discount

Energy supplier Utilita has opened up applications for the Warm Home Discount, but you'll need to act quick

13 August 2018

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