Neera Sharma of children’s charity Barnardo’s argues that progress on tackling child poverty will be impossible unless the debt carried by poor families is addressed, and rent-to-own lenders should share the blame.
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Milo, the Which? watchdog, is the face of our campaign for a strong, open and proactive financial regulator. In this guest post, Justin Tomlinson explains why he was the first MP to adopt Milo and what he represents.
This week we announced the results of The Big Switch – Co-operative Energy won with the cheapest tariff on the day of the auction. In this guest post, Nigel Mason of Co-operative Energy explains what it means to them.
It’s Real Bread Maker Week – we’re joined by Real Bread Campaign’s coordinator Chris Young who shares his thoughts about our daily bread. Do you enjoy real bread or are you happy to settle for a supermarket loaf?
Many of the UK’s biggest companies are handing out big pay packets, despite providing poor returns to shareholders. In this guest post, FairPensions argues that fund managers need to listen to your views.
Last night John Healey, MP for Wentworth and Dearne, led a debate on smart meters in the House of Commons. He’s here to discuss his concerns with the government’s current plans for the roll-out.
The government’s due to announce new legislation that will allow the police to monitor all of our online communications. In this guest Conversation, Privacy International argues that this is a step too far.
It’s Salt Awareness Week, but do you know how much salt is in your food? Research by Consensus Action on Salt and Health found some pizzas are saltier than sea water – CASH asks how we can tackle our salt addiction.
It’s not just Brits getting a raw deal from the banks, it’s an international problem. To mark World Consumer Rights Day, Consumer International’s Helen McCallum explains the challenges facing consumers globally.
We’ve invited Martin Wheatley, the CEO designate of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), to share his insight on the soon to be financial watchdog. He’s asked for the FCA to be judged on its results.
Have you signed up to The Big Switch? As it’s a UK first, we’ve invited our sister organisation – Consumentenbond from the Netherlands – to come and explain how it worked for them.
One way to unlock better value is to buy together, as many consumers are now realising. Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK, looks at the best co-operative buying schemes and how can we encourage more.
Recent figures show many part-time workers pay hundreds of pounds for rail travel they never use. The Campaign for Better Transport’s Sophie Allain explains why they’re calling for flexible tickets for part-time workers.
We’ve joined forces with others on our latest campaign to get people a fairer deal on their energy bills. Here, TV reporter Jonathan Maitland explains why he’s involved in the Big Switch – and how you can be too.