Record year for zero emission cars fails to reboot UK market

The UK new car market declined in 2019, with annual registrations falling for the third consecutive year, according to figures released today by the Society...

A paradox of employment

There are  a record number of people are in work today, but the number of people who have never worked has also increased by...

Public railways would be better value for commuters, says TUC

Today’s rail fare rises of up to 2.7% cannot be justified when the private rail companies have paid out more than £1.2 billion in...

Boris pledges to “unite and level up” Britain after Brexit.

Saying that he was humbled by the trust millions of voters placed” in the Conservatives at the election and that “the work to repay...

Whirlpool to recall half a million washing machines over fire risk concerns

Whirlpool is to recall and replace an estimated 500,000 Indesit and Hotpoint washing machines in January 2020. The advice sets out that there is a...

Shoppers could be getting discounts of up to 50 per cent by Xmas Eve

Forget the sales, Christmas shoppers could be getting huge discounts this side of Deloitte estimates that the average discount will hit 50% or above...

Water regulator wants household bills to be cut by £50 a year.

The water regulator OFWAT has finalised its price review for 2020-25 by confirming a major investment programme to improve services for customers and the...

Almost half of Xmas tree lights for sale could electrocute you

Consumers are being warned about the dangers of buying Christmas tree lights through online marketplaces, as a new Which? investigation reveals almost half of...

Failed energy suppliers cost consumers £255m since 2018, says Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice has responded to new Ofgem data on unpaid energy industry bills left behind by failed suppliers. Alongside this, the charity has released...

Life sentence for killing Burnley gran in an attack of the ‘utmost ferocity’

A man has today been given a life sentence for killing a Burnley grandmother in an unprovoked brutal and frenzied assault earlier this year. Forty...