Posts for Consumer

Should veganism receive the same legal protection as a religion?

Shutterstock Jonathan Seglow, Royal Holloway Veganism is on the rise globally – but it can be contentious. Only recently, the editor of a food magazine joked that vegans should be […]

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New apps to help students choose where/what to study

The next generation of students will be able to take greater control of their future career paths through new online apps being launched today, which empower them to make better […]

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£60 million search begins for the next Peppa Pig, Art Attack and Desert Island Discs

I find it a little shocking that the Government has money for this when education and health care are so badly underfunded, but hey ho. Young people may deserve quality […]

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Renters in England can now sue landlords over mouldy, cold or noisy properties – an expert explains

Landlord to the rescue? Shutterstock. Emily Walsh, University of Portsmouth A new law recently came into force, which gives tenants in England greater powers to hold landlords to account over […]

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Fake Virgin email scam

Thanks to Lucille for sharing this: Fraudsters send fake Virgin Media emails threatening “automatic disconnection” Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails that purport to be from […]

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Changes in the new tax year ahead

Tax changes which come into effect in April will mean 32 million people in the UK see their income tax bill cut compared to 2015-16. This summary lets you know […]

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Tax before probate – the changes

The government is proposing to change the current probate fee structure from a flat rate fee to one based on the value of the estate. To get probate the person […]

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Investigation into the high cost of funerals

The Competition and Markets Authority is rightly concerned about the effectiveness of competition in the funerals sector and will, therefore, carry out an in-depth market investigation. The investigation will focus […]

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How to create a study area for your kids

  Every child needs a quiet space within the home to read, write and complete their homework. If you want your child to excel academically, you must create a space […]

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Porsche tops prestige car list – for being untaxed!

Porsche has topped the list of the prestige cars clamped for being untaxed in 2017 to 2018 according to figures released by DVLA today. Make Total clamped and impounded Porsche […]

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