Last week the government announced its plan to relax Sunday trading laws during the Olympics, giving shops the option to open for longer and take advantage of a spending boost during the Games.
Who’s responsible for the amount of salt in our food? How much has the cost of a suit changed since the 1960s? How much would you pay for a stamp? Here’s our round-up of this week’s best comments.
My taxi driver bumped my taxi fare up last night due to the ‘petrol shortage’. I was shocked by what seemed to be blatant profiteering. Are the petrol pumps really running dry where you live?
If the new iPad won’t support 4G LTE mobile networks in the UK when they launch, how can Apple call it the iPad with 4G? We decided to investigate and although it’s not as simple as it sounds, Apple could be in hot water.
I recently discussed the government’s plans to trim down obesity. Many felt that we should take more responsibility for what we eat. So, is the government, industry or the hungry public ultimately responsible?
How much would you pay for anti-virus security software? Nothing? Maybe £25 or so for an all-inclusive package with some impressive sounding protection features? How about £99.99?
Trust, faith and delivering on promises – relationships depend on these principles. But are you too devoted to your costly, branded laundry detergent, or do you fancy a bit of own-label washing powder?
Pasty-gate – it’s a phrase that’s been in the mouths of the media ever since last week’s Budget 2012. So, as I ate my lunch yesterday (homemade sandwiches) I decided to find out what all the fuss was about.
One of the UK’s major mobile operators has decided to hike its prices – even if you’re on a fixed contract. Sound like déjà vu? Orange did this last year, but now T-Mobile wants more pennies from your pocket.
The holiday is over. First-time buyers are no longer exempt from stamp duty on properties valued between £125,000 and £250,000. Will the extra cost of stamp duty stop you from buying your first house?
You hear the stat 9,000 per day and what do you think? Number of children skipping school, number of people offered jobs or even the number of Which? Convo comments. Sadly, the answer is bank complaints.
BMW is the latest big name car maker to announce a mass recall, as 1.3m 5 Series and 6 Series models are set to be recalled worldwide. Is BMW right to take action, despite there only being a few reported incidents?
Now that the big headlines generated by last week’s Budget have died down, it’s time to take a closer look at some of the details. One titbit that interested me was the focus on broadband…
Royal Mail is now free to set its own first-class stamp prices. The regulator Ofcom says this action is needed to save Royal Mail’s universal service, but does this have your seal of approval?