Which? Magazine

Is the Squeeze on Living Standards Over? (Spoiler: Yes, but No)

Matthew Oakley | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK
Matthew Oakley

Increased spending, confidence and confidence in the future all bodes well for the future. But let's not get too excited. It is clear that beneath these headlines, many consumers are still struggling. For instance, positivity over prospects for future personal finances varies significantly across the UK. Londoners and people in the West Midlands are much more likely to feel positive about their future finances than those in the North West or in Wales.... Our data shows men are more likely than women to be feeling positive about their financial situation...

Seven Tests for Seven Day Switching

Richard Lloyd | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK
Richard Lloyd

Half of people have never switched bank account, despite the fact that some could make significant savings a year in bank charges and credit interest by switching. For the new service to be truly successful it will need to significantly transform switching rates from last year's tiny 3%.

The Banks Are Not Off the Hook

Richard Lloyd | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Lloyd

The market power of the largest players has increased - and not because they have provided better customer service or value-for-money products, but because of government subsidies and bailouts. The result is that it's now almost impossible for smaller providers to gain a foothold in the market.

Ryanair Voted 'Worst' Short-Haul Airline

PA | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

Ryanair is the least popular short-haul airline, according to a survey by Which? magazine. The Irish low-fare carrier had an overall satisfaction s...