MPs brand Scottish Power warranties 'a fraud' – are you one of the 625,000 customers impacted?
Scottish Power is facing calls from politicians for 625,000 cashback warranty customers to be refunded
20 April 2016
Bank with Barclays? Beware if you pay more (eg, Additions accounts) for insurance
In some cases if you don't register or activate the insurance, you won't be covered and your policy will be invalid
25 September 2015
Vulnerable consumers pay triple high street prices for rent-to-own goods
Cash-strapped customers who buy TVs and washing machines through rent-to-own (RTO) schemes are paying three times more
10 February 2015
John Lewis to offer two-year guarantee on electricals
From next Thursday, all electrical and home technology products sold by John Lewis, will come with a two year guarantee
4 October 2013
Extended warranties comparison site launches
The UK's first extended warranties comparison website has launched today following action by the OFT
10 July 2013
Argos, Comet and Dixons to launch warranty price comparison site
Major UK electrical retailers will set up a price-comparison website for extended warranties
27 June 2012
Retailers in extended warranty shake-up
Major electrical retailers are poised to avoid a competition inquiry by overhauling their sales of extended warranties
7 February 2012
OFT launches probe into extended warranties
The Office of Fair Trading is worried they are too expensive and there is too little competition, with action possible
14 April 2011
Bargain hunting? Wait for the Golden Week
23 December 2010
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