Rip Off Britain

Download the Rip Off Britain Guide to Getting a Good Deal.

Presenters of Rip Off Britain, Julia Somerville, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford

Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Julia Somerville return to BBC One from September 2nd 2014 to help tackle the nation’s consumer nightmares in series 5 of Rip Off Britain. For more information, visit the Rip Off Britain programme page where you will find clips from the series.

Rip Off Britain Guide to Getting a Good Deal

Cover of Rip Off Britain Guide to Getting a Good Deal featuring Julia Somerville, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford

Following the last series, thousands of you sent in for or downloaded the consumer guide which Rip Off Britain developed with Skillswise. So to support the new series Rip Off Britain has teamed up with Skillswise again to produce a newly updated downloadable Rip Off Britain Guide to Getting a Good Deal.

The updated guide, written by consumer experts, is full of practical tips on how to save money and challenge rip-offs to get the best deal for you and your family. All written in plain English with clearly illustrated examples.

Topics include:

• energy bills

• payment protection insurance (PPI)

• pensions

• cash for gold

• your consumer rights.

Click on the links to the right to explore some of the topics included in the guide.

To receive a copy of the guide in the post, send a stamped, self-addressed A5 envelope to:

Rip-Off Britain

BBC Quay House

MediaCityUK

Salford, M50 2QH

Or click here to download the guide.

Skillswise resources

Maths and English skills are often crucial in understanding rip-offs and finding the best deal. Skillswise has developed resources to help you sharpen your maths and English skills in practical consumer situations including:

If you are interested in brushing up your maths and English skills generally, why not take a look at our maths and English sections to watch some video-clips, play some games and look at some print-out activities designed to help you develop your skills.