BBC Radio 4's daily consumer programme with Winifred Robinson and Peter White. You and Yours brings news, discussion and special investigations on a wide range of consumer subjects, everyday between 12 noon and 1. Topics include health, energy, leisure, retail and disability, and the podcast features the best of the week's programmes, with a new episode published every Friday.
Fri, 21 Nov 14
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We hear from the family of a man who died when his benefits was cut, as freedom of information reveals just how many deaths linked to benefits the DWP investigate. We put together two You and Yours listeners to discuss gastric band surgery, which may soon be more widely available on the NHS. We discuss the incredible shrinking plane seats problem. And we hear about a new app helping people with dementia remember important memories.
Fri, 14 Nov 14
23 days remaining
Tesco closes its kitchen business, we find out what that means for thousands of customers. We investigate a new form of romance fraud, where an online dater was not all he seemed. We report on the protests about a lack of affordable housing and find out what's triggered them. And we look at how Britain's bus companies are coming together to create new cashless tickets.
Fri, 7 Nov 14
16 days remaining
We hear from Marks and Spencer's most loyal customer - Violet Butler- she's 100 years old and has some sound advice on how the retailer could do better. The people representing themselves in court because they can't get legal aid. And why the phone companies still haven't introduced a cap on your bills when your phone is stolen.
Fri, 31 Oct 14
9 days remaining
Would you like to save your tattoos after you die? We hear about a Dutch company promising to do just that. British Gas are offering a free loft insulation, but are you going to be able to get it - we grill the company. Do these energy savings giveaways even work, a former energy minister and a free marketeer debate the best way to change the energy market. And could your 30-year-old banger soon be exempt from needing an MOT - we speak to the classic car buffs worried about a new EU rule.
Fri, 24 Oct 14
2 days remaining
Five years years ago the big French supermarkets took on the discounters - what lessons could Tescos and Sainsbury's learn? Also with Renee Zellweger's new look, we talk to Kay Burley's plastic surgeon about what happens to our faces as we get older. We could be ending our love affair with laminate floors. Linda Barker tells us about the carpets comeback, as a Kidderminster carpet factory opens its doors to You and Yours. And the RSPB and a countryside campaign group debate transparency in charity fundraising.
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