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Saturday, 08 April 2017 09:44

Are you fed up of being ripped off?

Are you fed up of being ripped off? If so, you are not alone. What angers people more than simply being over charged for things, however, is the fact that in a lot of instances people are being charged a sky-high premium for services that haven’t changed in years, or worse, have declined to an abysmal low. A fine example…
The electric car industry is rising all the time and gaining in popularity with motorists, this is despite the government of the UK announcing that electric cars are now to be taxed just like their oil running counterparts – a bit of a u-turn when the whole purpose of the vehicles was that they were going to be tax-free because…
So, in their 2015 manifesto the Conservatives made a list of promises, one of those just so happened to be that the Tories would 'commit to no increases in VAT, National Insurance contributions or Income Tax.' So, what happened two days ago must have come as a major blow to the millions of people that are self-employed, as the Chancellor…
Smart Meters are the new big thing and tonnes of people from across the country are taking up the option to fit them in their home, with figures showing that 4.9m have been installed across the country. After all, the adverts for it make a lot of sense. You don’t get an estimate when you buy your groceries from the…
Business rates are going up. That’s a fact. No matter how the government dresses it up, rates are going to affect many, and it is expected that smallest businesses will be the hardest hit – no surprise there. This can mean only one thing in our opinion, it is going to put far too much strain on the small shops…

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