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Revealed: the baby products you don’t need

New Which? research has revealed expectant parents could save hundreds of pounds by avoiding 10 products parents told us are least useful. We asked more than 2,000 parents to vote for the baby products they believe are the most and least useful. We calculated new mothers and fathers could save up to £408 by avoiding […]

“Innovation is vital to make the pension freedoms a success” – Which? response to NEST’s blueprint for a retirement income strategy

​​Which? executive director, Richard Lloyd, said:  ​”Innovation is vital to make the pension freedoms a success so we need providers to think carefully about how they can meet consumers’ needs and allow people to benefit from the reforms. However, if the industry cannot deliver, the Government should establish a state-backed drawdown provider which will allow […]

“Ofgem is right to tackle the issues that prepayment meter customers face” – Which? response to Ofgem’s moves to level the playing field for prepayment energy customers

Which? executive director, Richard Lloyd said: “Ofgem is right to tackle the issues that prepayment meter customers face. We now want energy suppliers to do much more to make their best offers available to all customers regardless of how they pay.”

“Right that the bonus rules are tightened” – Which? response to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announcing new rules on remuneration

Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said: “After numerous banking scandals it’s right that the bonus rules are tightened. Senior managers found breaking the rules should be punished, even if it is years later. “Tougher action by the regulators is vital to restore consumer trust and transform the culture of banking.”  

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Which? is calling for the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to set out how it will shake up the energy market

Energy bills have risen by a shocking 73% in the last decade according to exclusive analysis by consumer group Which? – an average increase in annual bills of around £580 per household. With annual bills approaching £1,400, Which? is calling for the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to set out how it will shake up the […]

Broken promises on broadband speed adverts

New Which? research for our ‘Give Us Broadband Speed Guaranteed’ campaign has found a staggering 15.4 million households aren’t getting the promised headline speeds on their broadband packages. Despite nine in 10 people telling us they consider speed an important factor when choosing a provider, we found 74% of households (equivalent to 15.4 million homes) with fixed […]

“Government must act to allow people to switch pension providers without being stung” – Which? response to Government launching consultation into pension exit penalties

Which? executive director, Richard Lloyd, said:  “The Government must act to allow people to switch pension providers without being stung by excessive fees if they will not offer the new freedoms.    “The Government must also work with the regulator to ensure products offer value for money, and consider what further reforms are needed to […]

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Which? crowns best of business

The best businesses have been celebrated today at a ceremony in central London, as the Which? Awards 2015 winners were announced. The ninth Which? Awards ceremony was co-hosted by TV presenter Steph McGovern and Which? Group Chief Executive Peter Vicary-Smith. This year’s ceremony featured a keynote speech from Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business, […]