Protecting shoppers online

The Office of Fair Trading is consult­ing on how to protect shop­pers online — so we all spend more, of course! But while they’re there this could be a great oppor­tun­ity for every­one from shop­pers to secur­ity experts to have their say. This summar­ises the main issues. Doing well so far Now, we’re already pretty good at buying things […]

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Your credit card is changing

If you want some­thing to change in govern­ment, reply­ing to consulta­tions is one of the best ways to do it. But consulta­tions aren’t the end of the line. When everything’s over and the dust has settled, the govern­ment has to come up with a response docu­ment. Usually this tells you what feed­back they’ve had from you, […]

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Short shorts: Alcohol labelling

This is the first in a new series. Consultations in 200 words or less! This is the options for improv­ing inform­a­tion on the labels of alco­holic drinks to support consumers to make health­ier choices in the UK from the Department of Health. Get your ideas, thoughts and evid­ence in for 9 May 2010, email You’re not supposed to […]

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