Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why the rules for advertising broadband speeds need revisiting

By | 30th June 2016

Some lucky broadband customers get the maximum speed their ‘up to’ broadband package promises while others struggle to get enough oomph to complete routine tasks online. At the moment the UK Advertising Standards Authority allows   broadband providers to advertise a download speed if it’s available to just 10% of customers (which could mean 90% of… Read More »

Alcohol reforms need to give consumers value for money

By | 16th June 2016

The most recent decision by the Shadow Alcohol and Licensing Policy Group not to bring in its planned price restriction on supermarkets and shops selling alcohol on cut-price promotions is an interesting one. Not least because of the ability to see “people power” in action when more than 20,000 consumers signed the supermarkets’ petition to… Read More »