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Rael says:
29 July 2021

Show the speed limit under the roadside speed camera warning signs.

This should be made standard. I am aware that theoretically the driver should know the speed limit at all times, but it can make you wonder if you missed a speed limit sign.
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RALFE says:
11 September 2021

Auto-renewal of contracts

2 emails. One says auto-renewal for boiler cover with a 15% increase in cost. The other is auto-renewal for gas & electric with a 45% increase. Why not have a legal maximum % for auto-renewals!
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2 August 2021

The cost of main dealer repairs compared to independent garages.

The clutch and DMF has gone on my 2014 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso. Main dealer 1 quoted £1800, Main dealer 2 £2300 and an independent quoted £600.
Why such a big difference?
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Isy Goodhand says:
28 July 2021

Banks will not mortgage houses with spray foam insulation

Spray foam insulation is costing home owners and the environment as mortgages are no longer possible on houses with this in. Why are companies still getting away with selling it?
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Gillian Vaux says:
17 September 2021

How to boost indoor mobile phone signal

I have good 3G/4G coverage outdoors but as my house is in a bit of a dip none indoors. With ofcom legalising some mobile signal boosters in 2018 any suggestions on the best equipment to use?
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16 September 2021

Buying a car online

As per David N’s comment, explore the pros and cons of online car buying
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15 September 2021

Fire alarms – info on reliable wireless (radio-frequency) smoke and heat alarms

Scottish legislation now requires interconnected smoke & heat alarms in every home. WHICH doesn’t really mention the interconnected issue. It’s really hard to find information about reliable models.
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Sue Davis says:
14 September 2021

Long-term reviews of appliances. Eg best buys that actually are not

I purchased the Morphy Richards Saute and Soup recommended best buy. Good machine except it shorts out the electrics due to moisture getting in machine. Other reviews show it is a very common problem
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RALFE says:
11 September 2021

Why IS the pension increase unfair?

Government says ‘possible’ 8% rise for pensioners is not on as it’s unfair on workers. Those same workers will reach pension age at some point and will receive said pension, so why is it so unfair?
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11 September 2021

Covid as a blanket excue for poor customer service

So many customer services I call use Covid as an excuse for long wait times and poor service. Time to call a halt to this particular ‘lockdown’. I am fed up with it. Are you?
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11 September 2021

Multi-layer online security and complex account verification

I know that security layers are for protection, but sometimes I think that they are not coordinated and seem overkill for e.g. a simple query on the phone. What do you think? Too much or too little?
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Nick Evans says:
10 September 2021

Re online scams

I’ve been coned twice via Facebook ads, both selling goods at Rediculus prices and originating from China.
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10 September 2021

On-line survey companies.

I would like to suggest that Which? investigates the growth in on-line survey companies. Having recently realise how much I was being conned by one such company, I think this is worth investigation
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haptad says:
23 August 2021

All Which? product reviews should state country of origin

After reading Best Buy recommendations, I then have to spend hours of detective work to find out where the product was made before I buy it. Why can’t Which? simply tell me that information?
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23 August 2021

BT’s Call Guard Blocker

There are numerous reports and complaints about scam phone calls and the irritation of unwanted sales calls, all of which can be avoided using BT’s free built in Call Guard or Call Blocker system.
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22 August 2021

Stop preheating your oven and save energy

Recipes instruct to preheat the oven to temperature but this is very wasteful of energy. The time to get to temperature and the time before the oven is used is energy wasted and uneccessary
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21 August 2021

Heating oil additives

Do they work? My oil supplier claims that using an oil additive can save up to 10% in oil bills, as well as making my boiler last longer. But is this actually true? If so, which additives work best?
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AdamBr says:
20 August 2021

Has anyone had any problems with pre-paid FX cards?

I have encountered one whose cards do not work overseas nor will they return the cash i have on it without a huge amount of information about my bank account etc.
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Fiona Hamer says:
19 August 2021

How are Car breakdown providers responding to Covid in customers

Called my breakdown service yesterday (clutch burnt out). They would not come out as my son had a positive lateral flow test (I had been asked to collect him). They appear to have no policy on Covid.
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11 August 2021

What is the best prepared meals delivery service

People always talk about Wiltshire Farm Foods when talking about pre-prepared food delivery services. Has anyone got any comments on them or got any better alternatives?
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9 August 2021

Fraud prevention

Many frauds rely upon the ability of fraudsters to display an email name which is not their own or to display a phone number which is not their own. The tech companies should be made to prevent this.
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5 August 2021

A trusted portal to access financial and government and other services

With so many scams around its difficult to know whether our search is taking us to the real and trustable site or not. Could Which developed a trust portal to enable us to access sites?
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Joe Bream says:
3 August 2021

Is it ok to have lead in products for or used by children given how dangerous it is for them?

My BabyDan No Trip baby gates are shedding black metal dust on the hinges and fixings which test positive for lead with sodium rhodizonate swabs. Is it ok for fixtures and toys to have any toxic lead?
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Jonathan says:
31 July 2021

Razor Subscriptions

This month there was a piece on Beer subscriptions. I’d love to see a similar review/comparison of shaving subscriptions such as Harry’s, ShaveKit, Dollar Shave Club etc.
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rod says:
29 July 2021

Vitamin D getting the basics right

The Irish government has recognised the importance on addressing Vitamin D deficiency as a public health measure. It recommends a daily dose. The UK government should do the same.
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justhhh51 says:
28 July 2021

Compatible inks are not necessarily advantageous

Compatible inks risk damaging the printer by blocking the tubes. I have found this myself and now keep to originals. My present well used printers are about 6 years and no issues.
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triley says:
28 July 2021

Ex-Tonik Energy Customers being chased by Credit Style debt agency

Despite Tonik not having a working billing platform their administrators are chasing ex-customers for arbitrary amounts regardless of whether they were actually in credit with Tonik
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28 July 2021

’Smart’ bathroom scales: Do they work as adverised

I suspected the Body fat % is directly linked with my weight. I tested it my not standing on the sensors, then with shoes on! Does this apply to other makes?
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23 July 2021

NHS Test and Trace callers do not identify themselves

My wife and I returned to the UK a couple of days ago. Experience from 4 telephone calls from NHS Test and Trace is nobody identifies themselves. How to trust they are not scammers?
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