News in August 2005

 
  • 31 Aug 2005Net nanny softwareAs the government announces a major crackdown on violent internet pornography, a new Computing Which? study reveals that parental control software is far from foolproof.
  • 26 Aug 2005Pension helpWhich? is calling on the government to issue immediate advice for those who contracted out of the second state pension following damning new research by the Financial Services Authority.
  • 25 Aug 2005Smoking in your carSmoking in your car can reduce its value by hundreds of pounds and may make it impossible to sell, according to a new survey.
  • 22 Aug 2005Postal chargesA major shake up in postal charges means that from next year you'll pay according to the size of a letter or packet as well as its weight.
  • 20 Aug 2005BT Privacy wins approvalOne BT customer every three seconds is signing up to the phone giant's new service to thwart nuisance calls.
  • 19 Aug 2005Royal Mail adjusts pricesA major shake up in postal charges means that from next year you'll pay according to the size of a letter or packet as well as its weight.
  • 17 Aug 2005Contract-out scandalMillions of people could lose out in the latest billion pound pensions scandal to hit the UK, according to new Which? research.