In October last year we purchased a £7,500 kitchen from Ikea’s Bristol store which was due to be installed by the end of January 2020. Due to incorrect parts being supplied, the Ikea installer was not able to complete the installation, chiefly because the worktops were not the right size. We were later told they
Two UK watchdogs have warned pharmacies they should not be overcharging customers for in-demand items including face masks, hand sanitiser and paracetamol. With face masks compulsory on public transport and increasing numbers of people returning to work, these products remain in high demand but in a joint letter to businesses, the Competition and Markets Authority
Allison Taylor had a cash-only policy when she first opened the Pastiche gift shop on Ampthill’s high street 26 years ago, but the steady loss of ATMs and bank branches have made it harder to keep coins and notes flowing through the Bedfordshire town. “We had plenty of cashpoints, including across the road, and now
A quick sift through the offers on a price comparison app and it is easy to see which websites have what appear to be the cheapest deals on electronics and other goods. Many of the best offers come from abroad, particularly Asia, and the savings look generous. Take the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus.
A sitting area typically filled with people is virtually empty as a man walks through Herald Square with a protective mask on March 12, 2020 in New York City. Gary Hershorn | Getty Images Without quick government aid, the people whose work propels the fashion industry – designers, suppliers and other laborers – are facing financial ruin,
The government has been warned it could be forced to abandon targets for ending low pay in Britain by raising the legal minimum wage, as the economic costs of Covid-19 mount. The Low Pay Commission, the independent body which advises ministers on legal wage floors, said the government target to increase the national living wage