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Could you save more than £500 on gas and electricity in a year?

03 October, 20170 Comments
The latest research by consumer group Which? reveals that people in Yorkshire and North West England are more likely to have switched energy supplier than in any other region in Great Britain. Just 9% of people surveyed in both regions told Which they have never taken the plunge and changed gas and electricity company. But in the region
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Fridge and freezer safety advice for landlords from Which.co.uk

21 September, 20170 Comments
Consumer group Which? are calling on manufacturers to reject inadequate current safety standards and immediately stop making non-flame retardant plastic-backed fridges, freezers and fridge freezers. Following a recent review of cold appliance safety, Which? have written to manufacturers this week urging them to stop using these backings, as they could create a fire risk in people’s homes
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How much do you know about the survey your mortgage lender is trying to sell you?

28 December, 20130 Comments
In general terms, there are 3 types of ‘survey’ that your mortgage lender will try to sell you. A Valuation (This is NOT a survey, it is entirely for the benefit of the Lender to secure the loan, it does not benefit the buyer at all) A Homebuyers Report (This is a valuation and a
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WOULD YOU BUY A CAR THAT DIDN’T HAVE AN MOT ??

30 November, 20130 Comments
I suspect that the vast majority of people would answer that question with a resounding ‘NO’. Ok, well what about if I said ‘would you buy a house without a survey?’ Even though a house is likely to be the biggest investment most people will make, I think there would be several different answers to
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Should you save or repay your debt?

20 September, 20133 Comments
To anyone with a passing interest in economics, the above question might seem like a daft one. Following the financial crisis, the Bank of England base rate nosedived by 4.5% in less than a year, and has been at an all-time low of 0.5% since the first quarter of 2009. Low interest rates punish savers,
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