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Who keeps you on hold for more than an hour?

by 1 September 2015
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So the polling’s over and the results are in. Your feedback on HMRC’s response time to telephone enquiries suggest you’ve been on hold for longer than you’d like. What other firms keep you waiting? (more on call waiting...)

Don’t let this watchdog lose its bite

by 31 August 2015
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The banking industry needs to keep up the momentum on reforms – and the financial regulator must continue to put consumers first. Do you think enough is being done to change banking culture? (more about the FCA...)

Should I stay or should I go?

by 28 August 2015
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It's the last bank holiday until Christmas and I have a serious decision to make. Do I brave travel chaos in an attempt to squeeze the most out of my three-day-weekend? I can see long seaside walks, log fires and… traffic. (more on getaways...)

Back to school… with £3.2bn worth of tech

by 27 August 2015
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Recent research has revealed that children will return to school with £3.2bn worth of tech in their school bags. It’s an astronomical amount, but it’s the stark change in attitude towards technology that’s got me thinking. (more on school tech...)

Have you spied a dodgy rugby ticket site?

by 26 August 2015
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It’s under a month until the start of the Rugby World Cup 2015, and if you haven’t yet got yourself a ticket you need to watch out. There are dodgy sites re-selling Rugby Cup tickets you might not get. (more on rugby tickets...)

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Who keeps you on hold for more than an hour?

by , Senior Money Researcher Money 1 September 2015
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Phone cartoon

So the polling’s over and the results are in. Your feedback on HMRC’s response time to telephone enquiries suggest you’ve been on hold for longer than you’d like. What other firms keep you waiting? (more on call waiting...)

3 people have joined in this Conversation

Don’t let this watchdog lose its bite

by , Chief Executive Money 31 August 2015
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Dog with bank muzzle

The banking industry needs to keep up the momentum on reforms – and the financial regulator must continue to put consumers first. Do you think enough is being done to change banking culture? (more about the FCA...)

2 people have joined in this Conversation

How can you keep your garden feline-free?

by , Home & Garden Researcher Energy & Home 30 August 2015
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Cat in grass

More than half of the Which? members we surveyed said cats have been a problem in their garden in the past two years. There are many tips and products available to keep them out, but which actually work? (more about cat repellents...)

11 people have joined in this Conversation

Does the UK’s Speaking Clock cost too much?

by , Technology Researcher Technology 29 August 2015
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Woman checking time on phone

Calling the 123 Speaking Clock now costs at least 39p. It’s probably not something you’re too concerned about, until you spot the phone number mysteriously appearing on your landline phone bill. (more on 123 Speaking Clock...)

11 people have joined in this Conversation

It could be a tight bank holiday for HSBC customers

by , Conversation Editor Money 28 August 2015
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HSBC

When’s the worst time to be hit by a bank IT glitch? On pay day? Before a bank holiday weekend? What about both. That’s what thousands of HSBC customers are facing today. (more on HSBC glitch...)

8 people have joined in this Conversation

Should I stay or should I go?

by , Campaigns Officer Transport & Travel 28 August 2015
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Crossroads

It's the last bank holiday until Christmas and I have a serious decision to make. Do I brave travel chaos in an attempt to squeeze the most out of my three-day-weekend? I can see long seaside walks, log fires and… traffic. (more on getaways...)

5 people have joined in this Conversation

Back to school… with £3.2bn worth of tech

by , Digital Producer Technology 27 August 2015
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Child on laptop

Recent research has revealed that children will return to school with £3.2bn worth of tech in their school bags. It’s an astronomical amount, but it’s the stark change in attitude towards technology that’s got me thinking. (more on school tech...)

10 people have joined in this Conversation

Have you spied a dodgy rugby ticket site?

by , Consumer Rights Producer Consumer Rights 26 August 2015
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Rugby World Cup 2015 rugby ball

It’s under a month until the start of the Rugby World Cup 2015, and if you haven’t yet got yourself a ticket you need to watch out. There are dodgy sites re-selling Rugby Cup tickets you might not get. (more on rugby tickets...)

2 people have joined in this Conversation

We’ve found travel firms flouting costly call rules

by , Campaign Manager Consumer Rights 25 August 2015
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Green Line coach

More than a year after companies were banned from having costly customer service numbers, we found that some travel companies were still using them. Where have you spotted pricey 084 numbers? (more on costly calls...)

11 people have joined in this Conversation

Scam watch: scammer persuaded me to ‘invest’ £10,000

by , Online Writer Money 24 August 2015
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Coal painted gold

If you’re looking to invest a hefty sum of money, where should you put it? Is investing in Binary Options a good… option? Probably not, especially if the trading company is run by scammers. (more on investment scams...)

8 people have joined in this Conversation

Flying with a baby? Don’t fall for headline prices

by , Consumer Rights Producer Consumer Rights 22 August 2015
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Baby on flight

Everything from choosing your seat to checking in luggage can ramp up the price of your flight with a low-cost airline. Less well known are the extra costs involved when flying with a baby. (more on flying with a baby...)

4 people have joined in this Conversation

Do you snub supermarket own-brand booze?

by , Senior Home Researcher Consumer Rights 20 August 2015
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Supermarket gin

Do you always reach for the big brands when buying wines and spirits in the supermarket? You might be missing out by ignoring own-label drinks, according to our latest taste test. (more on supermarket booze...)

7 people have joined in this Conversation

Boiler servicing investigation expert: ‘I was stunned’

by , Engineer Energy & Home 20 August 2015
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Boiler being serviced

The experts who helped assess how well engineers serviced a faulty boiler were shocked to see most failing to meet legal requirements. One expert, who wishes to remain anonymous, shares his thoughts. (more on boiler safety...)

22 people have joined in this Conversation

Has Bake Off inspired you to update your kitchen?

by , Senior Food Writer Energy & Home 19 August 2015
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Great British Bake Off

It’s the time of year when all water-cooler conversations turn to baking and Bingate – the Great British Bake Off is back on our screens. And the series seems to be inspiring people to buy new kitchen appliances. (more on the Great British Bake Off...)

4 people have joined in this Conversation

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