We have today released our report on the UK’s product safety system. In it, we call on the Government to urgently overhaul the UK’s broken product safety and recall system.
Would you be prepared to pay thousands for smart beds, duvets, pillows or sheets? And could doing so mean you’re likely to end up spending the night with more creepy-crawlies than others would? (more on pillows and duvets…)
The Metropolitan Police Service stated today that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the Grenfell Tower fire.
The way something looks doesn’t influence the test scores, but how important is the appearance to you when it comes to buying a product?
A good night’s sleep often relies on a good mattress – and when you find that good mattress you may be reluctant to part with it…
We’ve all heard about exploding washing machine doors. In fact, a few years ago, the Which? Convo community helped us compile hundreds of examples of exactly that happening. But what about oven doors? (more on oven doors shattering…)
If an appliance in your home had a serious safety flaw, how would you know and what would your expectations of the manufacturer be? As an owner of a fire-risk dryer, Sarah Jayne Lyden-Burke joins us to explain her frustration at the situation…
Pop into Aldi or Lidl for your weekly shop and you might spy a tempting ‘special buy’ piled up in a corner. Both stores have a tradition of selling cheap gadgets for a limited time. Some of these products have impressed us – but what have your experiences been at home?
In a damning indictment of the product safety system’s failure to stand up for consumers, it’s taken the threat of legal action for Peterborough Trading Standards to take enforcement action against Whirlpool.
While your home may well be your castle, have you ever considered that it could also make you money? (more on making money out of your home…
Last week, Norway became the first country in the world to start switching off FM radio signal, going digital only. Is the UK ready to follow suit? (more on FM radio switch-off…)
A vacuum cleaner that excels at picking up pet hair from carpets and fine dust from hard floors is all well and good, but not when the suction is so powerful it’s impossible to move when it’s switched on.
Our investigation shows that, one year on from announcing that some of its tumble dryers were at risk of catching fire, Whirlpool is still failing millions of affected UK customers. (more on Whirlpool: one year on…)
How did you sleep last night? Did you give your pearly whites the best possible clean this morning? Did you splash a drop of milk into your morning brew without realising it had turned? And will you remember to pick up some more from the shops later today? (more on CES 2017…)