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?
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The government has outlined its vision for better rail travel in the UK. But will these proposals genuinely improve train travel for you?
The long-awaited Autumn Budget is upon us – after months of speculation, the government will set out its plans for our finances.
Unlike in England and Wales, claims management companies aren’t regulated in Scotland. So isn’t it time that this regulation gap is sorted out?
More than 18 months after the government established the Joint Fraud Taskforce to crack down on fraudsters, fraud in the UK is still on the rise. So what has this taskforce been up to?
A leaked government email has revealed a strange suggestion to replace the European standards mark that indicates if a product is considered safe by the manufacturer. Instead, it suggests using Amazon reviews – what do you think of this idea?
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.
Plans for the UK’s departure from the European Union are now underway. While the government is setting up an all-business forum to consider the needs of the economy, we’re concerned the voice of consumers isn’t being heard.
After a tumultuous few weeks in British politics, the Government tried to introduce some certainty in today’s Queen’s Speech by setting out a big agenda of new legislation it wants to pass in the next two years. So what do you make of today’s proposals?
Now that Article 50 has been triggered it’s essential that consumer groups, businesses, regulators and governments come together to ensure that we help to secure the best outcomes for consumers.
Parliament may only sit for a few more days before it dissolves for the General Election, but yesterday I had the chance to speak to members of the Lords about the most critical issue on the next government’s plate – Brexit. And crucially, what that means for consumer protection.
In a joint letter to the Prime Minister, Which?, Citizens Advice and Money Saving Expert have called for a cross-government working group tasked with getting the best possible deal for UK consumers in the Brexit negotiations.
Next weekend, Glasgow will host over 15,000 music fans at BBC 6 Music Festival – but how many are at risk of being turned away on the night?
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The Chancellor has given his first Spring Budget today and maybe, as expected, we’re left waiting for his Autumn Budget to see any big changes. So what do you make of the announcements?