Disability benefit tests, legal representation, and 40 years of the mobile phone

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We have the first interview with ATOS, the company behind controversial disability tests. Today the man in charge of the new Personal Independence Payment, PIP, tells Winifred how it will replace Disability Living Allowance.

A new book explains the ins and outs of representing yourself in court. The underpants test; what it can tell us about the economy. The world's biggest study into allergies and how it may help manufacturers and consumers in the future.

The family who have given up supermarkets; smug posturing or a realistic proposition, if you are worried about where your food comes from? It's 40 years since the first mobile phone call was made; how the device has changed us as consumers. John Lewis lose in row over warranty comparison site. SSE, the energy company, are fined £10.5m for mis-selling; how consumers can claim compensation.

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Wed 3 Apr 2013 12:04

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