News and discussion of consumer affairs. This edition features PPI, airport parking and reading apps.
From Tuesday there are two years left to claim compensation for mis-sold payment protection insurance or PPI. For years lenders sold PPI with loans and credit cards to cover payments if customers were sick or lost their work. But many of the people who bought the cover didn't want or need it or weren't eligible to claim. The Financial Conduct Authority - that has set the new two year deadline join the programme.
We hear about your experiences of airport parking.
We'll be talking street food with one of the nominees for the Food and Farming Awards.
Plus - we'll take a look at the apps that turn whole novels into 15-minute reads.
Presented by Winifred Robinson
Produced by Helen Roberts.
The start of the two-year countdown for consumers to make a complaint about PPI.
More people are reporting problems when leaving their vehicles in airport car parks
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency help learners chose the right instructor.
Paul Goodwin discusses his new book - Forewarned: A Sceptic's Guide to Prediction.
FOOD AND FARMING
You & Yours are overseeing the Best Street Food or Takeaway category.
Condensed, or just dense? The apps that turn books into 15-minute reads.
- Mon 28 Aug 2017 12:15
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