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More than 745,000 miss tax returns deadline

More than 745,000 miss tax returns deadline

More than 745,588 people missed the end of January tax returns deadline this year and potentially face fines, according to HMRC.

Sale of counterfeit toys are a growing concern in the UK

Sale of counterfeit toys are a growing concern in the UK

The growing concern of counterfeit toys was announced today as a key factor contributing to the decrease of UK toy sales. If you’re concerned you may have a fake or counterfeit good, there are steps you can take to get things resolved.

Marks and Spencer recalls faulty remote control helicopter

Marks and Spencer recalls faulty remote control helicopter

Retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has announced the recall of its remote control helicopter, the Al Copter. It's feared the toy helicopter could overheat and be a potential hazard to anyone using it.

Government announces new Office for Product Safety and Standards

Government announces new Office for Product Safety and Standards

The government has today announced the creation of a new Office for Product Safety and Standards. Today’s announcement comes as part of the government’s response to the Working Group on...

Facebook under pressure for allowing scam adverts

Facebook under pressure for allowing scam adverts

Facebook has been urged to crack down on scam adverts after it took money from con artists promoting scams in its news feeds, just weeks before it is due to...

Your new consumer rights for 2018

Your new consumer rights for 2018

As people continue fulfilling the promise of New Year’s resolutions, this year will see change for you that expands beyond the personal. In 2018, we will welcome three big alterations...

Firms fined £600,000 over nuisance marketing

Firms fined £600,000 over nuisance marketing

Four companies behind 44 million spam emails, 15 million nuisance calls and one million spam texts have been fined a total of £600,000. Hundreds of complaints The ICO said hundreds...

Carphone Warehouse fined following data breach – what are your data rights?

Carphone Warehouse fined following data breach – what are your data rights?

Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 after a security failure allowed unauthorised access to the personal data of millions of customers. Criminals were able to access the personal data of...

Millions of rail passenger journeys delayed in the past year

Millions of rail passenger journeys delayed in the past year

Passengers lost at least 3.6m hours to significantly delayed journeys in the past year, according to research from Which?. As rail fares are expected to rise by an average of...

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Few of us admit to disliking a Christmas gift

Few of us admit to disliking a Christmas gift

Gift recipients are shy to admit they don’t like a Christmas present despite growing confidence about returning goods at other times of year, new Which? research has found. In late...

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