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.... It gobbled up nearly half of Stanford's bandwidth. Irate webmasters showered the university with complaints that Google's crawler was overloading their servers. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:09:18 PM
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....The growing advertiser boycott of YouTube has reached the US, with AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon and Enterprise all halting adverts on the site, as well as Google’s wider ad networks, over the video-sharing site’s inability to guarantee promotional messages won’t appear alongside extremist content. Some of the new members of the boycott have also expanded the scope of the complaints, from a specific focus on YouTube to a broader criticism of Google’s ad platform. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Ofcom’s investigation into BT focused on the installation of high-speed business lines, known as ethernet services, which provide connections for big businesses as well as organisations including schools, hospitals and libraries, between January 2013 and December 2014. It was instigated after a complaint from Vodafone, which relies on BT ethernet services to transmit data between its mobile masts. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 27th of March 2017 03:54:47 AM
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....BrewDog declined to comment. The company’s protection of its trademark is particularly surprising given that its founders have previously scorned copyright complaints against them. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... But scratch beneath the surface of the polite talk about there being room for everyone and it is evident that a pitched political battle is already underway. The NFU complaints about Brazilian cane dumping are dismissed as a Fenland fantasy by Gerald Mason, the loquacious senior vice-president of Tate & Lyle Sugars. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... All three cases found the riders were workers, meaning they are entitled to limited rights including holiday pay and the minimum wage, rather than self-employed contractors with no employment rights. The Deliveroo riders behind the complaint are the first of a group of at least 200 couriers who have contacted Leigh Day, the legal firm supporting the process. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 27th of March 2017 04:37:56 PM
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....The chief executive of Bovis, David Ritchie, quit in early January after eight years in the job after the company issued a profit warning. It had suffered customer complaints over the poor quality of its homes, which were sold unfinished and were hit by electrical and plumbing faults. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:36:53 AM
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.... Let’s see if life works that way in practice. One of the complaints from Schroders and Artisan is that Booker would be a big distraction from the day job of improving returns from the core UK supermarkets. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 28th of March 2017 05:48:11 PM
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....The smaller teams think this is deeply unfair and argue that because in F1, success is heavily linked to financial resources, it distorts the competition. In 2015, the Sauber and Force India teams lodged a formal complaint with the European Commission. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
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....The issue of term-time holidays became a battleground after the government introduced regulations in 2013 curtailing the ability of headteachers at state schools in England to grant up to two weeks term-time holiday for pupils with good attendance. It led to a surge in fines for unauthorised absences imposed on parents by local authorities, and complaints from families seeking to avoid the higher cost of school holiday travel. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 24th of March 2017 06:00:25 AM
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.... There would be decline, but it would be profitable decline that generates cash. The complaint that Directory is addicted to customers who only buy on credit is starting to look overdone. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:27:45 PM
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.... The website says VW engineers have assured it, at a specially arranged meeting, that problems persist only for a tiny number of owners that had the work done. “VAG says that out of 480,000 fixes applied, there have only been 3,600 complaints. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....99 a minute. Telecom2 is the only operator to have taken advantage of that price band, according to the premium rate watchdog Phone-paid Services Authority, which is investigating complaints. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... “That is why we are carefully monitoring the impact of the adoption of these new higher charges by a minority of specialist 118 providers, and are actively considering whether further action is justified,’ a spokesperson says. The premium rate watchdog, the Phone-paid Services Authority, meanwhile, says that following complaints it is investigating the 118 004 service. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....We first wondered how many people would spend £1,249 on a tumble dryer – this model apparently uses ground-breaking sensor technology, which is not much use when it doesn’t work. However, your complaint does raise some interesting issues, not least whether you were entitled to the same protection in the guarantee/warranty as if you had paid the full amount – and the gamble of buying shop-soiled products where the price may seem too good to be true. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Silence met my alert to the Moss Bros press office for eight days, during which the Ted Baker suit arrived and turned out to be different to the one you had tried on, so you had to choose yet another option, which would only be ready two days before the wedding. When you lodged a formal complaint via the website you were told that, since the order had now been corrected, your complaint was closed. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Moss Bros could jilt me at the altar over my groomsmen's get-up image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 08:42:10 AM
.... Silence met my alert to the Moss Bros press office for eight days, during which the Ted Baker suit arrived and turned out to be different to the one you had tried on, so you had to choose yet another option, which would only be ready two days before the wedding. When you lodged a formal complaint via the website you were told that, since the order had now been corrected, your complaint was closed. ...
Tesco has settled with the SFO – but it faces more headaches ahead | Nils Pratley image
.... Let’s see if life works that way in practice. One of the complaints from Schroders and Artisan is that Booker would be a big distraction from the day job of improving returns from the core UK supermarkets. ...
Redrow withdraws Bovis takeover offer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:36:53 AM
....The chief executive of Bovis, David Ritchie, quit in early January after eight years in the job after the company issued a profit warning. It had suffered customer complaints over the poor quality of its homes, which were sold unfinished and were hit by electrical and plumbing faults. ...
Deliveroo riders plan legal action over employment rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 04:37:56 PM
.... All three cases found the riders were workers, meaning they are entitled to limited rights including holiday pay and the minimum wage, rather than self-employed contractors with no employment rights. The Deliveroo riders behind the complaint are the first of a group of at least 200 couriers who have contacted Leigh Day, the legal firm supporting the process. ...
​Sweet Brexit: what sugar tells us about Britain’s future outside the EU image
.... But scratch beneath the surface of the polite talk about there being room for everyone and it is evident that a pitched political battle is already underway. The NFU complaints about Brazilian cane dumping are dismissed as a Fenland fantasy by Gerald Mason, the loquacious senior vice-president of Tate & Lyle Sugars. ...
BT fined £42m over delays to high-speed cable installation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 03:54:47 AM
....Ofcom’s investigation into BT focused on the installation of high-speed business lines, known as ethernet services, which provide connections for big businesses as well as organisations including schools, hospitals and libraries, between January 2013 and December 2014. It was instigated after a complaint from Vodafone, which relies on BT ethernet services to transmit data between its mobile masts. ...
The Crusader: London removals firm fails to deliver clients' belongings image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
. Crusader is currently getting more and more complaints about removers’ services that fall short, often ending with damaged belongings or suddenly turning out to be more expensive on the day. ...
Just Google it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:09:18 PM
.... It gobbled up nearly half of Stanford's bandwidth. Irate webmasters showered the university with complaints that Google's crawler was overloading their servers. ...
BrewDog accused of hypocrisy after forcing pub to change name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 04:42:58 PM
....BrewDog declined to comment. The company’s protection of its trademark is particularly surprising given that its founders have previously scorned copyright complaints against them. ...
118 directory enquiry numbers now cost more than a premium rate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:59:25 AM
.... “That is why we are carefully monitoring the impact of the adoption of these new higher charges by a minority of specialist 118 providers, and are actively considering whether further action is justified,’ a spokesperson says. The premium rate watchdog, the Phone-paid Services Authority, meanwhile, says that following complaints it is investigating the 118 004 service. ...
It feels as if I’ve been hung out to dry by John Lewis over discounted machine image
....We first wondered how many people would spend £1,249 on a tumble dryer – this model apparently uses ground-breaking sensor technology, which is not much use when it doesn’t work. However, your complaint does raise some interesting issues, not least whether you were entitled to the same protection in the guarantee/warranty as if you had paid the full amount – and the gamble of buying shop-soiled products where the price may seem too good to be true. ...
£500 bill for one inquiry leads to call for cap on 118 charges image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 10:17:33 PM
....99 a minute. Telecom2 is the only operator to have taken advantage of that price band, according to the premium rate watchdog Phone-paid Services Authority, which is investigating complaints. ...
Up in smoke: the VW emissions  ‘fix’ has left our car undriveable image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
.... The website says VW engineers have assured it, at a specially arranged meeting, that problems persist only for a tiny number of owners that had the work done. “VAG says that out of 480,000 fixes applied, there have only been 3,600 complaints. ...
100,000 more children missed school for family holiday last year, figures show image
....The issue of term-time holidays became a battleground after the government introduced regulations in 2013 curtailing the ability of headteachers at state schools in England to grant up to two weeks term-time holiday for pupils with good attendance. It led to a surge in fines for unauthorised absences imposed on parents by local authorities, and complaints from families seeking to avoid the higher cost of school holiday travel. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
....The smaller teams think this is deeply unfair and argue that because in F1, success is heavily linked to financial resources, it distorts the competition. In 2015, the Sauber and Force India teams lodged a formal complaint with the European Commission. ...
What next for Next? Decline, if it comes, should still be profitable | Nils Pratley image
.... There would be decline, but it would be profitable decline that generates cash. The complaint that Directory is addicted to customers who only buy on credit is starting to look overdone. ...
YouTube and Google boycott spreads to US as AT&T and Verizon pull ads image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 02:07:42 PM
....The growing advertiser boycott of YouTube has reached the US, with AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon and Enterprise all halting adverts on the site, as well as Google’s wider ad networks, over the video-sharing site’s inability to guarantee promotional messages won’t appear alongside extremist content. Some of the new members of the boycott have also expanded the scope of the complaints, from a specific focus on YouTube to a broader criticism of Google’s ad platform. ...
Opodo charges for its own mistakes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:00:05 AM
. Opodo, the online travel agency, is a familiar name in my inbox, but the complaints this past month are striking in their similarity. ...
Time to make a noise over Rias’s silent calls image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:00:28 AM
....The Financial Conduct Authority said it has nothing to do with them and gave me Ofcom’s number. It, too, was unable to help other than to give me a complaint number and suggest I contact my phone provider and request it blocks calls. ...
Google apologises after ads appear next to extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:09:41 AM
...."Alphabet's Google is facing a serious issue in the UK with brand safety issues, which has global repercussions," he wrote in an analyst note. Mark Mulligan, a media and technology consultant at Midia, told the BBC that the complaints against Google "were not new" and showed the internet was "still in its adolescence". ...
The learners who are out of pocket  as Drive Dynamics stalls over lessons image
.... “The agency is only empowered to regulate the conduct of individual driving instructors, and is not empowered to regulate the conduct of corporate bodies,” says a DVSA spokesperson. Instead, complaints often fall to overstretched Trading Standards offices run by local councils. ...
Servicing Stop charges can start to add up image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 07:00:32 AM
....”. Her experience prompted her to start researching Servicing Stop, and she discovered complaints from other owners that their cars also inexplicably needed extra work. ...
‘Corrupt firms can make troublemakers’ lives intolerable’ – our work expert responds image
.... 55Peters. • If you want a job when it next becomes vacant then I’d suggest speaking to HR now, citing the policy and saying you’ll make a formal complaint if it’s not openly advertised. ...
BT Infinity broadband claims about speed are on the line image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
....I alerted the press office to your case in early January. This had the effect of prodding your complaint up a few echelons to the high-level complaints team where it rested awhile in silence. ...
Scotland's exam body promises living wage after £6 hourly rate revealed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 02:59:31 PM
....”. The invigilator whose complaint to Johnson sparked off last year’s investigations, but who asked not to be named, said it was not truly a victory because the SQA was legally-bound to pay the £8. ...
Abta website: Holidaymakers hit by cyber attack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:39:43 AM
....The travel trade organisation, Abta, says a cyber attack on its website may have affected about 43,000 people. About 1,000 files accessed may include personal identity information of individuals who have made a complaint about an Abta-registered travel agent. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....Murdoch critics have called for the bid to be blocked. Rival broadcasters are expected to lodge complaints and make representations in the UK and Europe – the European commission is also examining the deal – after expressing concerns that a Fox/Sky combination will dominate bidding for top-flight sport, TV shows and movies. ...
Our Rics survey missed major problems – can we get our money back? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
.... Rics itself cannot order any of its members to compensate you or take steps to correct mistakes. However, Rics can – and does – require its members to have a complaints-handling procedure in place, which gives details of what it calls an “alternative dispute resolution” (ADR) provider – such as an ombudsman service. ...
Zara founder to receive £1.1bn payout after record sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 10:47:42 AM
....Long known for its knack for borrowing from the catwalk and repurposing for the high street in a more wearable way, Zara’s success also relies on trial and error. Shop assistants report back customer reactions, from complaints about lack of stock to style details – such as whether a top would look better with a boat neck – to their managers, who then provide feedback to designers. ...
Trying to get a refund from Virgin Balloon Flights fails to take off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... This is not ideal, but means your friend could have used them at a later date. It adds: “We do treat any complaint on a case-by-case basis and in this instance, we did in fact refund AJ as a goodwill gesture and posted a cheque to him first class, which has been signed for. ...
Charlotte Hogg’s exit raises tough questions for Bank of England | Nils Pratley image
.... It has an outside chair – Anthony Habgood, the former chairman of Whitbread – and a majority of non-executive directors. Yet the old complaint of cosiness has never been banished. ...
Germany warns social media firms over illegal content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:20:15 PM
.... . The proposed law would require each network to run fully staffed, round-the-clock reporting systems and to name an individual responsible for handling complaints. ...
Bailiff industry still problematic, say charities image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:00:16 AM
....Bailiffs are continuing to intimidate vulnerable people in financial difficulty, despite a government crackdown on the issue, a group of charities has warned. In 2014, following a stream of complaints, the government strengthened protections against aggressive bailiffs, but there has been little improvement and abuses are still “widespread”, according to the group which includes StepChange Debt Charity, the Children’s Society, Christians Against Poverty, Citizens Advice and the Money Advice Trust (MAT). ...
There’s no love lost when it comes to Debenhams Flowers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:00:15 AM
. You recently covered a complaint about Debenhams’ failure to deliver flowers for Christmas. ...
Revision App customers complain of unexpected payments image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 01:19:29 PM
....Revision App claims to offer effective online revision through its website or phone app. A BBC investigation has found the company has taken people's money then failed to respond to their complaints. ...
Vodafone to create 2,100 UK customer service jobs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:07:38 AM
....The regulator said Vodafone had misled pay-as-you-go customers, charging them for top-up credit but "providing nothing in return". It also found Vodafone had broken the rules on handling customer complaints. ...
Bovis in talks with rival builder Galliford Try after rejecting £1bn offer image
....The poor standard of homes built by the group raised fresh questions about the standards of new-build properties across the country and the regulation of the market. There have been a growing number of complaints about the quality of new homes and the organisation that sets the standards for new-build properties. ...
Bang went Christmas as Domestic & General left us without a cooker image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... AB, Gosport, Hampshire. Yet another tale of woe, and just the latest in a number of complaints we have received about D&G. ...
How free market helped big six energy firms to rack up huge profits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
.... Ofgem, the energy regulator, is introducing a price cap on pre-payment customers from April, but the majority of people in fuel poverty have standard meters, and everyone will be affected by rising prices. The stock answer that Ofgem, energy suppliers, price comparison websites and consumer champions give to complaints about rising fuel prices has been the same for a decade: switch. ...
SNP demands to see UK government's Brexit 'promises' to Nissan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 12:57:04 AM
.... . The SNP has now submitted an official complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office, calling on the body to urgently probe the UK government over its "desperate attempt to avoid public scrutiny". ...
Lloyds Banking Group sets aside an extra £350m for PPI image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 02:05:39 PM
....Lloyds Banking Group has set aside a further £350m to cover claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI). The bank is making the additional provision after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) set a deadline of August 2019 for making new PPI complaints. ...
India washing machine launched with 'curry' button image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:05:51 AM
....A washing machine has been launched for the Indian market, with a special mode to tackle curry stains. Panasonic said the introduction of a 'curry' button followed complaints from customers struggling to fully get the food off their clothes. ...
John Lewis broke advertising rules by pulling Apple Watch deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
....The company, which has used the strapline “never knowingly undersold” since 1925, ran the Apple Watch promotion at the same time as pushing a four-day Black Friday sales event promising that “we’ve lowered hundreds of prices this weekend”. The Advertising Standards Authority received a complaint from a shopper, who found that the Apple Watch was listed as out of stock when she tried to buy it but that it was made available the following day at full price. ...
Jaguar ad 'encouraged unsafe driving' rules watchdog image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:19:58 AM
....A spokeswoman for the Guardian did not respond to questions about the use of Prof Bailey's comments, but issued a brief statement. "We received a complaint about the advertorial in question and consequently withdrew the ad and have not republished it," the statement said. ...
Facebook failed to remove sexualised images of children image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 06:00:44 AM
...."I find it very disturbing, I find that content unacceptable," said Mr Collins in response. "I think it raises the question of how can users make effective complaints to Facebook about content that is disturbing, shouldn't be on the site, and have confidence that that will be acted upon. ...
Senate votes to repeal labor protection laws that safeguarded poultry workers image
. The Trump administration and Senate Republicans rolled back labor protection laws on Monday in a pair of moves that labor advocates predict will chill complaints by vulnerable workers, especially in the low-wage food processing industry, which relies heavily on easily exploited undocumented laborers. ...
Switch hitch: Ofgem to look into improper exit-fee allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 11:14:41 AM
....Ofgem is looking into allegations that energy suppliers have wrongly threatened to impose exit fees on householders switching away from them. The energy regulator confirmed it was talking to some of the big six energy companies after MoneySavingExpert (MSE) handed over a bundle of customer complaints on mishandling of such fees, which can be up to £100. ...
Laying down the law as my phone connection with Virgin Media is on the line image
.... As a result they have left on four occasions without undertaking the work. I made a formal complaint but am getting nowhere. ...
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Scheme to combat rogue lettings agents under attack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 12:19:27 AM
....Carter Stones used to be a member of the PRS. Last year the PRS upheld four complaints against Carter Stones but the company failed to pay compensation of £15,406. ...
China cuts growth target to 6.5% this year - Premier Li Keqiang image
.... . And in a veiled reference to US President Donald Trump's complaints about China's exchange rate and trade policies, Mr Li warned of a far more complicated global picture in the year ahead with China facing the threat of growing protectionism. ...
Fixing America's failing infrastructure won't be easy, despite Trump's pledge image
....Infrastructure is finally in. Washington’s politicians may struggle through the capital’s terrible traffic to an inbox of complaints about crumbling roads, dams, airports from their constituents, but the political will to do anything has been bogged down by arguments about how to pay for it. ...
The Crusader: Customer challenges dealer over £11,000 SECOND-HAND motor’s breakdown image
....Buying a USED CAR: what to consider and what options are there if things go WRONG . When buying a used car consider: buying close to home in case things go wrong, paying a proportion at least by credit card, checking the vehicle thoroughly immediately after purchase to see it conforms with the contract (although if you don’t until later it does not rule out a complaint), and if tempted by an extended warranty, check the parts covered are really worth it, as the general test of satisfactory quality should apply anyway. ...
Uber loses court case to block English-language written test in London image
....While Uber lost the legal battle over English requirements, it won on two separate disputes over drivers’ insurance and the need for a 24-hour call centre. Mitting found in favour of Uber, which argued that its app-based system meant there was no need for it to operate a call centre to field customer complaints. ...
Just one in five complaints about potential mis-sold PPI  made so far image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 05:36:47 PM
. Britain’s financial watchdog has admitted that only one in five potential complaints about mis-sold payment protection insurance had been made so far, as it set a final deadline of August 2019 for filing claims. ...
BT chief attacks rampant price rises for TV sports rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:48:02 PM
....Sky may also be wary of the public relations impact of mounting knockout bids for both Champions League and Premier League rights if Fox’s deal to take 100% control of the pay-TV company is cleared by competition regulators and the UK government. Rival broadcasters opposed to Fox’s proposed takeover are preparing to lodge complaints with regulators in the UK and Europe after expressing concerns that the pay-TV broadcaster will dominate bidding for top-flight sport, TV shows and movies. ...
Trump promises 'aggressive' action on trade to protect US image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:08:52 PM
...." . One complaint in the report is the fact that some countries maintain "high tariffs" (taxes applied only to traded goods) which block access to their markets. ...
More than half of new-build homes in England 'have major faults' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:01:10 AM
.... And 45% disagreed with the statement “New homes are built to a higher standard than older homes”; 22% agreed and 23% were neutral. The findings come amid rising complaints about poor building standards in new homes and the regulation of the sector. ...
Police say they were 'authorized by McDonald's' to arrest protesters, suit claims image
.... Since then, police officers have repeatedly threatened workers with arrest during protests, at one point telling them they had “authorization from the president of McDonald’s to make arrests”. On “multiple occasions” officers “seemed to take direction from McDonald’s”, the complaint charges. ...
Donations made using PayPal platform may never reach charities, lawsuit says image
....Not only did PayPal not notify Kass that her donations had not been received, but the company did not inform the charities that they needed to register in order to receive the funds intended for them, the suit alleges. “As a general practice, neither [PayPal nor PayPal Giving Fund] notifies unregistered charities that they are holding donations for them,” the complaint states. ...
Uber v TfL: court hears written English test will cost 33,000 drivers their jobs image
....He told the hearing on Tuesday the requirement was “manifestly disproportionate” and would unfairly penalise drivers who had sufficient English to pass their driving test and read road signs but not to pass a written exam. He said the lack of complaints about Uber drivers’ written English meant the issue was “the dog that did not bark”. ...
Viagogo accused of trying to manipulate online reviews image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 06:30:20 AM
....”. Those customers who did receive a request for a review appear to be limited to those who attended events about a decade ago, before an upsurge in complaints. ...
Payday loans complaints rise 22% despite FCA clampdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 06:01:20 AM
....Complaints to the financial ombudsman about payday loans have risen to almost 200 a week – and not all of those experiencing problems necessarily fit the image of low-income borrowers relying on short-term loans to get by. During the second half of 2016 the Financial Ombudsman Service received 5,095 new payday lending complaints, up 22% on the first six months of the year. ...
Uber executive resigns after failing to disclose prior sexual harassment claim image
.... That stemmed from a detailed essay published by a former female Uber engineer, who charged that her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about sexual advances from her boss. In the post about her year at Uber, she said the company’s human resources department ignored her complaints because her boss was a high performer. ...
PPI still dominates financial ombudsman's in-tray image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:14:54 AM
. Unresolved complaints about the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) still dominate the in-tray of the Financial Ombudsman Service. ...
Energy bills: customer switching hits six-year high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:05:06 AM
.... . Customer complaints about switching dropped 36% last year, suggesting companies are also managing the process better, the Energy Ombudsman said. ...
The sad cost of renting: never having somewhere to call home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 04:00:34 PM
....It is only now, after more than a decade of this relentless packing and unpacking, of deposits and “inventory fees” and reference checks, that it is possible to see the corrosive effects of moving so much, in large part due to moving into a (rented) flat that I love, at last. I know that in having a roof over my head I am luckier than some and my complaints of tepid private rental disasters are nothing compared with people in genuinely awful situations, but there is a chipping away at the notion of what a home is that is upsetting, over time. ...
Jessops leaves me out of the picture over movie camera repairs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... I also complained to the assistant and, in particular, to the manager. The way my complaint was handled was poor. ...
India police arrest 'world's cheapest smartphone' firm boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 05:59:23 AM
.... . "A number of similar complaints have been filed against him from other parts of the state. ...
What’s the point of building a million new homes if they’re not fit to live in? | John Harris image
.... When the news broke, the Bovis share price fell by 10%, wiping £100m off its stock market value. This is just one part of a bigger story of complaints about Britain’s construction giants – and what happens when the rush to build leads to corners being cut and houses left either unfinished or deeply defective. ...
Six auction sites' ads banned over misleading savings claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 07:00:27 AM
....The ASA said that, across the sector, it found “exaggerated claims, especially in relation to RRPs, savings claims and ‘sold’ prices for auctioned items”. A separate investigation by the Guardian in 2015 found that MadBid buyers can end up paying twice the price for items, after unsuccessful bids, disappearing credits and problems getting refunds prompted a flood of complaints to the Guardian’s Money desk. ...
'Employers are missing out' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:56:58 AM
.... Not rheumatoid, but another inflammatory form of the disease - psoriatic arthritis. It's linked to the common skin complaint, psoriasis. ...
Business rates: this toxic row will return unless we find a fairer alternative | Nils Pratley image
.... We already have a sales tax called VAT and corporation tax applies to profit. As to complaints that firms in London and the south east will suffer the biggest increases, that could be regarded as just given that the capital continues to enjoy the benefits of a lop-sided economy. ...
Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 03:06:50 AM
....In one anecdote, she said managers had promised staff leather jackets but ultimately decided not to order them for women “because there were not enough women in the organization to justify placing an order”. Following her complaint about that incident, an HR representative asked “if I had ever considered that I might be the problem”, she said. ...
Bovis to pay £7m to compensate customers for poorly built homes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 09:05:32 AM
....The announcement led to more than £100m being wiped off the stock market value of Bovis, with its shares falling 10% to 757p. The news comes amid growing complaints about the quality of new homes and the organisation that sets the standards for new-build properties. ...
Fake apartment turns dream holiday into nightmare image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:49:00 AM
....Hotels. com recognised Vince had grounds for complaint but he was disappointed when the company initially offered a $250 (£201) coupon towards future bookings. ...
Domestic & General caught me in a spin cycle over warranty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:00:30 AM
.... CE, Manchester. We are getting so many complaints about Domestic & General that we would strongly urge anyone who has a policy to look at what they are paying and decide whether it’s worth keeping – especially given the above hassle with claiming. ...
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