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Crunch time for credit cards – how do you choose your card?

by 26 November 2014
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How do you choose your credit cards? The Financial Conduct Authority is looking into the credit card market and is keen to hear your views. Here's more from the FCA's policy director Christopher Woolard... (more on credit cards...)

Scam watch: the share-buying phone scam

by 24 November 2014
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Well-informed fraudsters are targeting investors in a seemingly sophisticated share scam. Here's how one Which? member was almost caught out by a share-buying telephone scam. (more about the share scam...)

Brief cases: has your energy bill been recalculated?

by 23 November 2014
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Which? Legal member Ian Walker came to us for advice after his energy firm tried to recalculate his bill and charge him extra. Has your energy supplier ever changed your bill? (more about energy tariffs...)

Have you been penalised for writing a hotel review?

by 22 November 2014
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Here's something new - a hotel in Blackpool charged a guest £100 for leaving a negative review on TripAdvisor. The money has since been refunded, but has anything similar happened to you? (more about hotel reviews...)

OCU: how we’re cleaning up car hire in Spain

by 21 November 2014
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Holidaymakers have long complained about some car hire companies in Spain using unfair fuel policies. Here's the Spanish consumer org OCU on how they've worked with Which? to clean up car hire. (more about car hire...)

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Why I’m hoping for fewer cards this Christmas

by , Chief Executive Consumer Rights 27 November 2014
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Christmas card saying 'bah humbug'

This December, I will be measuring success by the number of Christmas cards I receive. A dearth of cards tells me that Which? has had a good year for challenging the status quo. (more about Which?...)

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Crunch time for credit cards – how do you choose your card?

by , FCA Policy Director Money 26 November 2014
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A stack of reward and cashback credit cards

How do you choose your credit cards? The Financial Conduct Authority is looking into the credit card market and is keen to hear your views. Here's more from the FCA's policy director Christopher Woolard... (more on credit cards...)

6 people have joined in this Conversation

What are your money-saving dishwasher tips?

by , Home Researcher Energy & Home 25 November 2014
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Inside a dishwasher

Dishwasher tablets can quickly add up to over £100 a year and that's before you factor in the cost of rinse aid, salt and using the machine. But are there cheaper options that give the same results? (more about the dishwashing tips...)

8 people have joined in this Conversation

Scam watch: the share-buying phone scam

by , Online Writer Money 24 November 2014
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Telephone with scamwatch email

Well-informed fraudsters are targeting investors in a seemingly sophisticated share scam. Here's how one Which? member was almost caught out by a share-buying telephone scam. (more about the share scam...)

5 people have joined in this Conversation

Windows 8 and its much needed apology

by , Editor, Which? Computing Technology 24 November 2014
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Windows 8

An apology, at the very least – that’s what I expect from Microsoft. Because that’s what it owes its customers for the misery that was Windows 8, which will be remembered as a failure ever more. (more about windows 8...)

12 people have joined in this Conversation

Brief cases: has your energy bill been recalculated?

by , Which? Lawyer Energy & Home 23 November 2014
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Woman reading bill looking shocked

Which? Legal member Ian Walker came to us for advice after his energy firm tried to recalculate his bill and charge him extra. Has your energy supplier ever changed your bill? (more about energy tariffs...)

What's your opinion on this story?

Have you been penalised for writing a hotel review?

by , Online Writer Transport & Travel 22 November 2014
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Man working on laptop on hotel bed

Here's something new - a hotel in Blackpool charged a guest £100 for leaving a negative review on TripAdvisor. The money has since been refunded, but has anything similar happened to you? (more about hotel reviews...)

10 people have joined in this Conversation

Are your LED light bulbs failing too soon?

by , Senior Home Researcher Energy & Home 21 November 2014
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LED light bulb

We’ve previously reported that LED light bulbs are falling well short of their bold lifespan claims. Our latest tests suggest they’re getting better, but can you really expect them to last 25,000 or even 50,000 hours? (more about LED bulbs...)

17 people have joined in this Conversation

Is it good to talk? Line rental prices keep rising

by , Technology Researcher Technology 21 November 2014
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Arrow and phone

BT, Sky and TalkTalk are delivering unwanted early Christmas presents to customers by increasing line rental prices in December. And Virgin Media has announced a similar line rental price rise for February next year. (more about line rental price rises...)

8 people have joined in this Conversation

OCU: how we’re cleaning up car hire in Spain

by , Deputy Director at OCU Transport & Travel 21 November 2014
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Cartoon car

Holidaymakers have long complained about some car hire companies in Spain using unfair fuel policies. Here's the Spanish consumer org OCU on how they've worked with Which? to clean up car hire. (more about car hire...)

5 people have joined in this Conversation

How secure is your webcam?

by , ICO Technology 20 November 2014
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Webcam

A new website has launched that allows people to watch live footage from insecure cameras. In this guest post, Simon Rice of the ICO issues a warning and explains how to protect yourself from prying eyes. (more about webcam security...)

3 people have joined in this Conversation

More should be done to stop Campylobacter

by , Campaigns Officer Consumer Rights 19 November 2014
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Chicken and Campylobacter

Food experts say that freezing chicken could reduce the risks of the potentially lethal Campylobacter bug – but shouldn't the responsibility start with the poultry producers and supermarkets? (more about Campylobacter...)

12 people have joined in this Conversation

Is your energy supplier failing to explain a ‘simple’ tariff?

by , Campaigns Manager Energy & Home 19 November 2014
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Word 'energy' in bulb

Have you switched energy suppliers recently? If so, did you use the Tariff Comparison Rate (TCR) to help inform your decision? Do you know what it is and how its designed to help you? (more about energy tariffs...)

7 people have joined in this Conversation

Electric or manual toothbrush? I’m at a floss

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 18 November 2014
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Toothbrushes

I’m sure all of you brush your teeth at least two times a day, but what’s your tool of choice? Do you opt for an electric or a manual brush? Here’s Patrick and Adam going head-to-head in the Great British Brush Off… (more about toothbrushes...)

14 people have joined in this Conversation

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