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Which? emissions testing reveals huge car industry variation

New Which? diesel emissions testing reveals that Renault and Jeep were among the biggest air polluters for NOx of the carmakers it tested, with huge variations across the industry. Which? analysed 278 diesel cars from leading global car manufacturers between 2012 and 2016, testing average NOx emissions alongside official Euro 5 and more recent Euro [...]

Biggest supermarket ‘substitution fails’ revealed

From ordering a salad online and receiving a bar of Dairy Milk, to ordering a bottle of white wine and getting a sack of onions, new Which? research reveals the supermarkets substituting the items we want for bizarre alternatives. In a recent survey, Which? asked more than 7,000 online shoppers to share their strangest online [...]

First time buyers saving up to ten years for house deposit

New research from Which? Mortgage Advisers reveals that first time buyers are saving for up to a decade for a deposit for a home, with more than two thirds saving for over two years. In a survey of more than 1,000 first time buyers, seven in 10 (69%) said it took more than two years [...]

“No room for complacency” – Which? statement on FSA’s campylobacter figures

Alex Neill, Which? Managing Director of Home Services said: “It is encouraging to see that overall levels of campylobacter in chickens are falling and that major retailers are meeting the FSA’s target. “However there is no room for complacency as the survey shows that over half of chickens are contaminated and that this can vary [...]

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“Nuisance calls continue to plague people’s everyday lives” – Which? response to Scottish Government Nuisance Calls Press Release

Alex Neill, Which? Managing Director of Home Services said: “Nuisance calls continue to plague people’s everyday lives – more so in Scotland than the rest of the UK. “After pressing for action on this modern menace and working with the Scottish Government to establish this Commission, we welcome today’s commitment to take action. We will [...]

“It’s vital that the forthcoming Markets Green Paper addresses the issues that people face in financial services, energy, telecoms and transport” – Which? response to the Chancellor’s Budget

Alex Neill, Which? Managing Director of Home Services, said:   “With millions of working people struggling to make ends meet, we welcome the Chancellor’s continued commitment to making essential markets work for consumers. It’s vital that the forthcoming Markets Green Paper addresses the issues that people face in financial services, energy, telecoms and transport.”

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“E.ON’s customers on standard tariffs will be rightly outraged” – Which? response to E.ON’s price increase

Alex Neill, Which? Managing Director of Home Services, said: “E.ON’s customers on standard tariffs will be rightly outraged that their energy bills are set to go up when the regulator suggested that inflation busting rises are unnecessary. Customers sitting on their standard tariff should look to switch to better deals now. “Millions of hard-pressed energy bill [...]

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