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The missing human rights dimension of the FOFA amendments

A couple of my previous posts looked at the missed opportunities that could arise when the PJCHR failed to adequately connect the dots between interrelated amendments. 1,168 more words

Parliamentary Joint Committee On Human Rights

TSI/Citizens Advice guide leads to success for novice car buyer

In the final part of our three-part used car buying series, novice used car buyer Sally, successfully purchases a BMW 523i using the guidance put out by… 433 more words

Consumer Rights

Same old, same old...

All this bank-bashing gets tedious, doesn’t it? it’s difficult to stop doing it, though, when the banks keep on giving us cause.

Look at the way that banks handle complaints: in a six month period, HSBC customers referred 12,429 complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service. 611 more words

Opinion

Article: California law says companies can’t punish customers who post negative reviews

California law says companies can’t punish customers who post negative reviews

http://gigaom.com/2014/09/10/california-law-says-companies-cant-punish-customers-who-post-negative-reviews/

Huzzah for California consumers! Hopefully the other states in the union will quickly follow suit.

Reviews

2007 issue regarding estates being inaccessible due to being underground

http://www.planetcalypsoforum.com/forums/showthread.php?77856-MA-Doesn-t-care-about-your-investment&p=927235&viewfull=1#post927235

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Zhorgul’s post says:

To be clear from the start, it’s no whining post, it’s mostly a warning post.

I’d like to bring to LA’s owner attention that MA doesn’t care much about you people investing thousands of $ in EU.

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Historic Articles And Interviews

Danny Sparko: Heavyweight Consumer's Champion

“No legal constraints too complex. No acts of violence too extreme”

 

Dear Danny

I’m a 21 year old female graduate who has just secured my dream job working in a biscuit factory in Dublin in The Republic Of Ireland. 458 more words

Humour

Truth in advertising + Dove

You may recall this, from Advertising Standards Canada, as featured on here in greenwashing (1) back in April 2011

You may also vaguely recall this, though we are all (I hope) way too young to actively remember it first-hand: 550 more words

Beauty And Ethics