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Would you use cashback sites for a cheaper holiday?

by 23 April 2014
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Our research found you can earn up to £318 in cashback just by booking a holiday. I’ve never really bothered with cashback websites before but I’m definitely tempted to book my holidays through them now. Are you? (more about holiday cashback...)

Don’t stand for unfair parking tickets

by 21 April 2014
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Our chief executive Peter Vicary-Smith looks at unfair parking enforcement, from a lack of clear signage to faulty meters. Have you been hit by an unfair parking fine? (more about parking tickets...)

Are your savings safe when a bank goes bust?

by 19 April 2014
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When we tested bank staff’s knowledge of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) not one of the call-handlers we spoke to told us about the scheme without being prompted... (more about financial compensation...)

Scam watch: look out for hoax callers

by 17 April 2014
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Fraudsters can be pushy, use scare tactics and urge you to take action before you have the chance to think. That’s what happened to Which? member Sandra Truran when she was targeted by a hoax caller. (more about scams...)

What’s really in your lamb takeaway?

by 16 April 2014
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Our most recent investigation found 40% of lamb takeaways had been contaminated with other meats, with some containing no lamb at all. Shouldn’t we be able to trust the food we buy is what it says it is? (more about food fraud...)

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Are you baffled by in-car tech?

by , Cars & Tech Researcher Transport & Travel 24 April 2014
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New cars are packed with ever more technology, including rapidly expanding touchscreens controlling everything from cabin heating to sat nav. But do these systems really make driving easier? (more about in-car tech...)

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Where the streets have slow broadband

by , Advocacy Officer Technology 24 April 2014
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Do you live in Wheatley Road in Essex, or Erw Fawr in Wales? If you do, the results of a Uswitch survey suggest that you’re getting some of the slowest broadband download speeds in the country. (more about broadband speeds...)

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Should flood insurance cover groundwater flooding?

by , Senior Money Researcher Energy & Home 23 April 2014
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Floods in UK street

Does your insurer pay out for flooding caused by groundwater? Unclear definitions in insurance policies are leaving householders in the dark over whether they’re actually covered for future flooding. (more about flooding insurance...)

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Would you use cashback sites for a cheaper holiday?

by , Senior Travel Researcher Transport & Travel 23 April 2014
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Pound sign clouds

Our research found you can earn up to £318 in cashback just by booking a holiday. I’ve never really bothered with cashback websites before but I’m definitely tempted to book my holidays through them now. Are you? (more about holiday cashback...)

2 people have joined in this Conversation

Will new Isa rules tempt you to try stocks and shares?

by , Senior Money Researcher Money 22 April 2014
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The individual savings account (Isa) is a rare success story in a much-maligned financial services industry. And the new Isa, with increased flexibility, could bring another wave of stock-market investors… (more about investing in Isas...)

4 people have joined in this Conversation

Don’t stand for unfair parking tickets

by , Chief Executive Transport & Travel 21 April 2014
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Parking fine on car window

Our chief executive Peter Vicary-Smith looks at unfair parking enforcement, from a lack of clear signage to faulty meters. Have you been hit by an unfair parking fine? (more about parking tickets...)

8 people have joined in this Conversation

Reduced-fat cheese – is it worth buying?

by , Researcher Consumer Rights 20 April 2014
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It’s hard to keep track of the number one threat to our health – is it salt, is it sugar, is it saturated fat? Some manufacturers want us to feel less guilty about indulging in 'naughty' foods. What about reduced-fat cheese? (more about reduced-fat cheese...)

7 people have joined in this Conversation

Are your savings safe when a bank goes bust?

by , Money 19 April 2014
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Banker asking for help

When we tested bank staff’s knowledge of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) not one of the call-handlers we spoke to told us about the scheme without being prompted... (more about financial compensation...)

6 people have joined in this Conversation

Scam watch: look out for hoax callers

by , Online Writer Money 17 April 2014
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Scam watch

Fraudsters can be pushy, use scare tactics and urge you to take action before you have the chance to think. That’s what happened to Which? member Sandra Truran when she was targeted by a hoax caller. (more about scams...)

10 people have joined in this Conversation

Why it pays to shop around when getting your car serviced

by , Car Researcher Transport & Travel 17 April 2014
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Car mechanic

Our research uncovered massive variations in the price of a car service depending on where you live in the UK. And we found you can save hundreds of pounds simply by shopping around local garages. (more…)

2 people have joined in this Conversation

What’s really in your lamb takeaway?

by , Senior Food Researcher Consumer Rights 16 April 2014
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Food fraud

Our most recent investigation found 40% of lamb takeaways had been contaminated with other meats, with some containing no lamb at all. Shouldn’t we be able to trust the food we buy is what it says it is? (more about food fraud...)

7 people have joined in this Conversation

How will inheritance tax affect you?

by , Senior Money Researcher Money 16 April 2014
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Hands and house

Traditionally the preserve of the very wealthy, inheritance tax (IHT) looks likely to catch far more of us in the next few years - as the threshold remains frozen at £325,000 and house prices continue to rise. (more about inheritance tax...)

8 people have joined in this Conversation

We investigate supermarket tactics that make you buy more

by , Senior Home Researcher Energy & Home 16 April 2014
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Supermarket

It’s no secret that when you visit a supermarket intending to buy a loaf of bread it’s easy to leave with three air fresheners and some asparagus instead. But you may not know why… (more about supermarket psychology...)

10 people have joined in this Conversation

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