The government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) today released details on how they plan to bolster product safety. But will it be enough?
Dangerous slime may sound like the plot of a cheesy 1950s horror B movie, but if you’ve got a primary school-aged child or grandchild, you may be aware of the craze for toy slime – and its potential dangers.
A recent survey has found that many of us don’t regularly clean our home appliances and have to replace them more frequently as a result. Are you guilty? (more…)
We all expect manufacturers and retailers to only sell products that are safe. And for the most part they do. But we’ve found hundreds of potentially unsafe fridges, freezers and fridge-freezers currently available in shops across the UK and we’re calling for them to be urgently withdrawn from sale. (more on dangerous appliances…)
All too often retailers refuse to help when products develop a fault – like this case of a faulty Bosch washing machine from John Lewis. So, what do you do when you feel like you’re being fobbed off?
Product safety is a burning issue, and yet the government’s new product safety team doesn’t have the right tools for the job. Our End Dangerous Products campaign is calling on the government to publish an Action Plan for the new Office for Product Safety and Standards within the next 90 days.
It’s been dubbed the ‘Swiss Army’ micro home, squeezing a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen into just nine square metres. Called the aVoid, would you do just that or could you embrace its minimalist living?
Ikea’s founder died this week, leaving behind a legacy for good, affordable home design. But Ikea has become synonymous with much more than flat-pack furniture. So what do you most associate with the brand and are you a fan, asks our guest, Hannah Jolliffe. (more on Ikea…)
An architectural feature on homes for the past 40 years, the satellite dish could soon become obsolete. It will join a long list of redundant technology such as VHS and DVD players and MP3s – but do you still use yours? (more on redundant technology…)
It’s annoying when a product has reoccurring faults, but what do you do when the manufacturer wants to charge you to come out and look at it when it was only recently serviced?
The government has announced the creation of the new ‘Office of Product Safety and Standards’. But will this new department be the fix we desperately need to improve our safety system?
Yet another report has been published today to shame the ‘woeful’ response from Whirlpool to its fire-risk dryer saga and the ‘painfully slow’ response from Government too. So what more evidence is needed to finally improve our safety system?
The Which? tech team has been at the CES tech show in Las Vegas and we’ve spotted a definite trend for cute robots. But are they actually useful – and would you want one in your home?
2017 was yet another busy year for Which? campaigns. Take a look back at last year’s achievements and find out what’s in store for 2018…