ShinyShiny snippets: Concerns over speed put people off broadband social tariffs

Concerns about broadband speed are putting eligible households off signing up for discounted broadband deals, research from Which? has shown. It surveyed more than 2,000 people eligible for fixed broadband social tariffs to uncover the barriers to signing up. Worryingly, four in 10 of those surveyed who are eligible for and aware of social tariffs…

9 Ways To Save Money While Working From Home

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, many people in the UK have begun working from home regularly, but with soaring energy prices this winter, many will be contemplating how to manage the additional costs of working in their own homes.  In conjunction with Which? we've found a number of ways consumers can make savings while working from…

Top 10 tips for a Money Makeover

After tax changes announced in the mini-Budget and with mortgage and rent rates on the rise, it’s a good time for consumers to evaluate their finances and make sure they’re not spending more than necessary as the cost of living soars. Transferring debt to a balance transfer credit card, checking for unclaimed benefits and using…

How to Save Money on Online Shopping

With the cost of living crisis putting pressure on household budgets and Black Friday just around the corner, many of us are trying to be savvier when shopping online. With a bewildering array of websites and apps all claiming to offer the best products and services at knock-down prices, we've joined forces with Which? to…

8 tips to Save Money on Home Improvements

The cost of living crisis is adding pressure to many household budgets, meaning many are cutting back costs as much as possible. As a result, expensive home improvement and renovation projects that aren’t essential may have to be put on hold.  Over the course of the pandemic demand for home improvements soared and costs have…

10 tips to save you hundreds on car and home insurance

As the impact of the cost of living crisis hits home for millions of people, Which? shares tips to help save consumers hundreds of pounds on their car and home insurance.... Motorists are facing significantly higher car insurance premiums, as the cost of car insurance is now at the highest level seen since the last…

Which? unveils leading energy firms for sustainability

Good Energy, GEUK and Ecotricity have beaten the biggest energy firms to be named the best providers on sustainability, Which? research reveals, with all three crowned Which?’s first Eco Providers for energy. British Gas, Scottish Power, Bulb and Octopus were the best of the ‘big’ providers on sustainability in Which?’s analysis of more than 40…

Cyber Monday: 15 tips to stay safe online

We partner with the UK's consumer watchdog Which? to help you to stay safe online when shopping for your loved ones on Cyber Monday and beyond.... We shop online all year round, but the arrival of Cyber Monday and the peak of the Christmas shopping season plus the COVID-19 restrictions that have been in place…

Which? survey claims part of central London in ‘Broadband Blackspot’

  Parts of central London, including Westminster, have some of the lowest Broadband speeds in Britain Parts of central London, Stroud, Tunbridge Wells and Canterbury are among the more surprising areas suffering from the worst broadband in the country, according to new Which? analysis of customer speed tests. The consumer watchdog…