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Ghost gazumping, Pre-pay energy meters, Super-rats

Duration:
56 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 17 April 2014

We'll hear how ghost-gazumping, where vendors come back and ask for more money for their property because demand in the housing market is inflating prices, is hitting first-time buyers.

Also, why do people on pre-paid energy meters seem to pay more for the service?

And why are some rats not susceptible to poison?

Chapters

9 items
  • Hospital Infections

    The Health Watchdog NICE says hospital staff need to do more to fight infections

  • Ghost Gazumping

    How house buyers are being gazumped when there's no rival buyer

  • Lamb Meat

    Two reports suggest lamb takeaways might not be all they seem

  • Rats

    How super-rats are becoming immune to poisons

  • Rented Housing

    Landlords are urged to improve standards or lose their tax breaks

  • Pre-Pay Rip Off

    What are the best energy deals for people with pre payment meters?

  • Clamping

    How one man waged war on illegal clampers for more than 5 years

  • Redundancy

    the struggle of a former public sector manager searching for a new job

  • Mesh Implants

    Calls for a register of all those who have undergone mesh implants continue

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