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Action Fraud

Duration:
56 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 13 June 2014

Action Fraud is the UK's national fraud reporting centre. If you've been scammed, ripped off or conned, it's the first port of call. But is it helping victims of crime?

As mobile phone usage increases, more of us just don't want a landline. Why can't we buy Broadband and TV package without paying for a landline?

The days of nine-to-five work have all but disappeared which means that many of the 12 million Britons who work unpredictable hours pay too much in fares. When will flexible fares be introduced?

This week the Planning Inspectorate began a public examination process for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. The examination phase will run to 31st October 2014, and will include a series of public hearings to be held in Swansea Bay. But will offshore wind farms deliver value for money?

An estimated 24 million people work for small or medium-sized enterprises and for many the issue of propmpt payment is a matter of survival. The Government has introduced a Prompt Payment Code so why is there still a problem.

One side accuses the other of scaremongering. The row between housing charities and landlords over teneant evictions in the private sector.

And, we hear how passengers flying from Northern Ireland to the States may be due a windfall - after they paid a tax they didn't need to.

Chapters

9 items
  • Revenge Evictions

    Do we need better legislation to prevent tenants being evicted when they ask for repairs?

  • Broadband and Landlines

    Why can't you buy broadband and telly without a landline?

  • Action Fraud

    Action Fraud is being criticised for ignoring victims when they call for help.

  • Flexible Fares

    Part time workers are being penalised by higher transport costs.

  • British Lamb

    The coupon promoting New Zealand lamb which has got some British farmers rather cross

  • Thomas Cook

    How Northern Irish air passengers were paying a tax that didn't exist for years...

  • Late Payments

    Government report on late payment doesn't go far enough say small businesses

  • Tidal Energy

    Wave and tidal stream energy has the potential to meet up to 20% of electricity demand

  • Rik Mayall World Cup song

    The campaign to get Rik Mayall's world cup song to number one

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