A Week of You and Yours

A Week of You and Yours

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.

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Recent episodes (4)

  • Fri July 25: Cinderella Surgery, Trolleys and Mortgages.

    Fri, 25 Jul 14

    Duration:
    31 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    This week, they call it Cinderella Surgery. No - not getting the handsome prince to simply recognise your face rather than make you try on a slipper - it's foot surgery, which people are starting to undertake for cosmetic reasons. We've also news on whether April's restrictions on mortgage lending have resulted in a slowdown in the market. We've also a report on the ever-expanding world of Cath Kidston and poignant call from our phone in which we thought we'd share with you - our listener Susan on facing death with dignity.

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  • Fri, July 18: Timeshare Refund, Fake Debt Collectors

    Fri, 25 Jul 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    This week, a You and Yours exclusive as we reveal the fake debt collection outfits set up by energy companies. The bills are real enough though. And we hear one woman's story about a company called ITRA. She paid £4,280 to remove herself from a company - who said she was always entitled to leave for free anyway. You can also hear how a self-made millionaire is using his cash to fulfil a boyhood dream. And we'll try to get to the heart of one of the mysteries of branding - how to be cool. Not that we worry about that sort of nonsense here on You and Yours. We'll settle for incredibly hip.

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  • Recycling, Access to work and James May

    Fri, 11 Jul 14

    Duration:
    35 mins

    Available:
    10 days remaining

    This week... The German solution to affordable rental homes for all... Why a petrol-head Top Gear presenter has got himself an electric car... and Access to Work. It's designed to help disabled people get a job. But why are people having their support re-assessed if they don't earn enough:

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  • Fri, July 4: Board Games, Pensions and the CSA

    Fri, 4 Jul 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    This week, parents react to the news that the collection of Child Maintenance will no longer be free. We also take an upsetting look at the impact of a nasty doorstep fraud. And the man who felt anything but free after "liberating" his pension. And there's a new generation of board games like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. One cafe has put them on the menu - and trained its waiters to explain the rules. We have a slice of toast and roll of the dice at Thirsty Meeples.

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