On Thursday 23 June the UK will vote either to remain in or leave the European Union. The referendum question will be: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?” So with four weeks left, where do you stand?
Hopefully the winter’s cold’s now long gone, so it’s the perfect time for our six-monthly poll to test how your energy firm has performed. This is about customer service though, not price (most still overpay £300/yr, do check the Cheap Energy Club to see if you can save). Please rate your current supplier’s SERVICE (not price) over the last SIX MONTHS. If you’ve gas & elec with different firms, rate both.
The floodgates could open for parents to take their children out of school during term time following a landmark ruling at the High Court last week. However, the Department for Education has since vowed to change the law and in doing so could tighten the rules. Should parents be allowed to take their kids on holiday during term time? Which of these is CLOSEST to your view?
Haggling is alive and well in the UK, not just at call centres and market stalls, but even at high street chains. Whether it's asking 'em to throw in some extras or negotiating a discount, some succeed – so we want to know how you got on. Please answer for all the following stores you have tried to haggle in WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS.
In a world immersed in technology, it’s hard to escape social media networks – and why should you: used right they’re a great way to communicate. So we wanted to know who uses what, does it vary by age and gender, let’s see… Vote for each one you use on at least a reasonably occasional basis:
It seems the landline is dying with more and more people relying on a combination of their mobile phones and internet connections. But has it died yet? How many of your (non-work) calls made and received are on your home phone compared with mobile/web calls?
Pizza dominates our restaurant vouchers – after all, the mark-up on bread and tomato is huge so there's room to reduce prices. Yet it got us talking of a somewhat far-fetched scenario, which for fun, we wanted to share. Imagine you're stuck on a desert island for life. There's a food replicator to make you anything you want, BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER & DESSERT, but the setting's stuck on one cuisine. Which would you choose…?
Tax avoidance is the topic on everyone’s lips right now and after media pressure, David Cameron published the last six years' worth of his tax returns on Sunday. Scottish party leaders soon followed. So we wanted to know how public you think tax returns should be? Assume that linked family's returns (ie spouses or children) would be public too. Whose tax returns do you think should be public? Which of these is closest to your view?
Councils across the country are cutting library budgets and even closing them in an effort to make savings. In the last six years alone, 343 council-run libraries have closed, leading to the loss of nearly 8,000 jobs. Some say in the internet age a library is no longer a necessity – then again, some visit it to access the internet. Do you love your library or not even know where it is? What’s the closest to your view..?
Retailers love us to have a relationship with them. Indeed, many feel an almost intimate connection with some brands, but wouldn’t be seen dead crossing others’ thresholds. So let’s see… Please pick up to THREE that you love and up to THREE that you loathe: