After a year that saw the planned political agenda completely blown off course, the government has set out its plans. So what’s on the cards for consumers?
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Are you affected by new rules for UK benefits that started on 1 January 2021? Our guest, the Department for Work and Pensions, explains what’s changed.
Our research has shown time and time again how strongly people across the UK feel about upholding our food standards. Here’s a recap of the progress we’ve made.
As the pandemic rapidly accelerates the decline in cash use and acceptance, our guest, Paul Maynard MP, sets out why he thinks access to cash should be seen as a right.
I wrote to the Chancellor as part of our week of action to save bank branches and ATMs across the country. Today, the government has acted. Cash will be protected.
Whoever wins the keys to No. 10 needs to deliver positive change for UK consumers. Our consumer agenda for government sets out our priorities.
We’re determined to put consumers at the heart of the government’s priorities. It’s vital when key decisions are being made about the UK’s future every day.
Today, the Scottish Government published the Consumer Scotland Bill. Our guest, Jamie Hepburn MSP, explains what it will mean for Scottish consumers.
A review of protections in consumer markets has been announced, looking at new technologies, enforcement and consumer protection. We want stronger and more effective enforcement, do you agree?
The government has announced plans to bring about greater regulation of letting and managing agents, but we still have a way to go on detail. Have you had problems with a letting agent?
Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to tackle rip-off energy bills with an energy price cap. But will such a cap be enough to help you?
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?
Scotland’s Finance Secretary delivers his draft Budget on Thursday 14 December. We predict what might be announced, based on Nicola Sturgeon’s proposals – will you be affected if we’re right?