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Professor Elliott: what food scandal could be next?

by 21 October 2014
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After leading a review into our food supply networks, Professor Chris Elliott explains how we need to monitor the food supply chain to prevent any future food scares. Find out more from him in this guest post: (more about goats cheese...)

3D printers are great, but can they really print spare parts?

by 19 October 2014
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3D printers present users with lots of possibilities, making them a technology darling in the past few years. Are they answer to fixing your broken appliances? 3D printing expert Dr. Mike Vasquez explores… (more about 3D printers...)

Are you paying more but using less energy?

by 17 October 2014
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Ever get the feeling that despite reducing your energy usage your bills aren't get any smaller? Well, it’s not just you - our research shows we’re paying an average of £410 more a year compared to a decade ago. (more on rising energy costs...)

A Nobel Prize for LED light bulbs, but do they get your vote?

by 15 October 2014
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Earlier this week the scientists behind LED light bulbs were awarded the 2014 Nobel prize for physics. Unfortunately, you've shared stories of LEDs burning out too soon. Are LED bulbs getting any better? (more about LED light bulbs...)

BBA: what’s the worst example of fraud you’ve seen?

by 14 October 2014
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The banks have launched a campaign to help you fight against fraud. Here’s Anthony Browne, chief exec of the British Bankers Association (BBA), to share the eight things banks would never say or do. (more about fraud...)

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Professor Elliott: what food scandal could be next?

by , Professor of Food Safety Energy & Home 21 October 2014
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After leading a review into our food supply networks, Professor Chris Elliott explains how we need to monitor the food supply chain to prevent any future food scares. Find out more from him in this guest post: (more about goats cheese...)

3 people have joined in this Conversation

The challenges of buying hearing aids

by , Senior Health Researcher Energy & Home 20 October 2014
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Behind-the-ear hearing aids or invisible ‘in-the-canal’ ones? iPhone-compatible or no frills? £500 or £7,000 per pair? Buying hearing aids comes with a whole host of choices to wade through. (more about hearing aids...)

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3D printers are great, but can they really print spare parts?

by , 3D Printing Reports Technology 19 October 2014
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Fridge with plug socket

3D printers present users with lots of possibilities, making them a technology darling in the past few years. Are they answer to fixing your broken appliances? 3D printing expert Dr. Mike Vasquez explores… (more about 3D printers...)

4 people have joined in this Conversation

How do you brew the perfect cup of tea?

by , Principal Home Researcher Energy & Home 18 October 2014
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There’s nothing like a good cup of tea, but what makes the perfect cuppa? Is the teapot a must or is your favourite brew made best in a mug? And would you let a machine make it for you? (more about tea...)

6 people have joined in this Conversation

Do you keep your tech on standby?

by , Senior Technology Researcher Energy & Home 17 October 2014
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This week an Energy Saving Trust report hit the headlines with the claim that households could save £1.7bn a year by switching off appliances in standby. (more about tech on stand-by...)

2 people have joined in this Conversation

Are you paying more but using less energy?

by , Senior Statistician Energy & Home 17 October 2014
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Ever get the feeling that despite reducing your energy usage your bills aren't get any smaller? Well, it’s not just you - our research shows we’re paying an average of £410 more a year compared to a decade ago. (more on rising energy costs...)

4 people have joined in this Conversation

How much should you be paying into your pension?

by , Principal Money Researcher Money 16 October 2014
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There’s been a lot of noise about pensions this year. We’re all getting more freedom in how we spend our pension pot when we come to retire. But are we saving enough? (more about saving for a pension...)

10 people have joined in this Conversation

A Nobel Prize for LED light bulbs, but do they get your vote?

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 15 October 2014
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LED light bulb

Earlier this week the scientists behind LED light bulbs were awarded the 2014 Nobel prize for physics. Unfortunately, you've shared stories of LEDs burning out too soon. Are LED bulbs getting any better? (more about LED light bulbs...)

6 people have joined in this Conversation

BBA: what’s the worst example of fraud you’ve seen?

by , CEO of BBA Money 14 October 2014
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Know fraud, no fraud logo

The banks have launched a campaign to help you fight against fraud. Here’s Anthony Browne, chief exec of the British Bankers Association (BBA), to share the eight things banks would never say or do. (more about fraud...)

9 people have joined in this Conversation

We’re calling for a government for all consumers

by , Executive Director Consumer Rights 13 October 2014
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With the final party conference season before the General Election now over and as Parliament returns, we’ve published the policies we want the next government to introduce to hand more power to you. (more on the Which? manifesto...)

7 people have joined in this Conversation

Fake iPhone chargers spark concerns

by , Business Researcher Technology 12 October 2014
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Have you ever bought an iPhone charger? How confident are you that it’s genuine? Counterfeit phone chargers are a real issue and can put you and others at risk. (more about fake iPhone chargers...)

3 people have joined in this Conversation

Your view: top customer service gripes

by , Conversation Editor Consumer Rights 10 October 2014
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Customer Service

Automated phone systems are topping our poll of customer service gripes, but others aren't far behind. As National Customer Service Week comes to an end, I've rounded-up your top frustrations. (more about customer service...)

6 people have joined in this Conversation

When software updates go bad

by , Senior Technology Researcher Technology 9 October 2014
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Software updates can bring fantastic new features to our tech. But we’re seeing more and more times when devices lose functionality or even become completely unusable after a supposed improvement. (more about bad software updates...)

6 people have joined in this Conversation

How I got compensation for delayed flights…

by , Guest Contributor Consumer Rights 9 October 2014
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Holidaymaker Adrian Thompson tells us how he turned his getaway gripe in to a compensation conquest after challenging his airline under the Denied Boarding Regs. Here’s Adrian sharing his story: (more about flight compensation...)

5 people have joined in this Conversation

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