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Argos has recalled some of its memory foam mattress toppers due to fire risk – see if you’re affected

Argos has recalled some of its memory foam mattress toppers due to fire risk – see if you’re affected

A recall notice regarding memory foam mattress toppers sold by Argos has been issued due to a failure to comply with UK fire safety standards. The recall affects 22 batch codes of memory foam mattress toppers – this is what to do if you’re affected by the recall. Why have they been recalled? According to […]

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You could get paid to stay in a luxury hotel and enjoy an afternoon tea – here’s how to apply

You could get paid to stay in a luxury hotel and enjoy an afternoon tea – here’s how to apply

Have you always dreamed of being paid to eat cakes, drink tea and relax in a stunning hotel suite? This might be the job for you. Recruiting for a Christmas role, a hotel and spa is looking for an official festive afternoon tea taster – this is everything you need to know about the role […]

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Your insurance may not cover you if your boiler breaks down – here’s what you need to know

Your insurance may not cover you if your boiler breaks down – here’s what you need to know

Only a fifth of standard home contents insurance policies include cover for home emergencies like boiler breakdowns, according to new research. Analysis by financial data firm Defaqto also revealed that buildings insurance doesn’t offer much of an alternative either, with only a quarter of the 371 policies currently on the market providing cover for home […]

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The Coca-Cola Christmas truck is back – here are all the tour dates and locations

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck is back – here are all the tour dates and locations

Few things mark the countdown to Christmas quite like the return of Coca-Cola’s iconic Christmas Truck. The famous lorry will be returning to various locations around the UK in the coming weeks, spreading a little bit of Christmas magic on every stop. ‘Holidays are coming’ Returning for its ninth year, Coca-Cola has announced its festive […]

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Good deed days – a hello from Martin Metcalfe as Goodbye Mr Mackenzie return

Good deed days – a hello from Martin Metcalfe as Goodbye Mr Mackenzie return

Martin Metcalfe has, by his own admission, learned to keep his mouth shut. Not, happily, for the duration of our chat, but when in what would usually be unfamiliar territory. “I was in the chip shop after soundcheck,” he says of a visit to Corby – an curio in England, founded by ex-pat Scots but […]

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Caffè Nero is giving away free cups of coffee this winter – here’s how to get one

Caffè Nero is giving away free cups of coffee this winter – here’s how to get one

In celebration of the launch of its new Christmas menu, Caffè Nero is giving away 10,000 free cups of coffee this winter. How can I be in with a chance of winning a free coffee? Every customer who pays via Caffè Nero’s loyalty payment app between 7 November and 24 December 2019, will automatically be […]

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NHS doctors can now prescribe cannabis-based medicines – this is what you need to know

NHS doctors can now prescribe cannabis-based medicines – this is what you need to know

Two cannabis-based medicines have been approved for use by the NHS in England to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. Advisory body NICE looked at cannabis products and their effectiveness in treating a number of conditions and advised their use in treating these illnesses. While charities have welcomed the move, a number of campaigners who have […]

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Currys PC World staff have been caught giving false warranty information to customers – here’s how to protect yourself

Currys PC World staff have been caught giving false warranty information to customers – here’s how to protect yourself

An undercover operation found that staff at Currys PC World have been giving false warranty information to their customers. In a letter to Curry’s PC World’s owners, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) reprimanded the retailer after a “mystery shopping exercise” in July 2019 found that “some customers may have taken out an extended warranty” […]

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Mamas and Papas has laid off 130 staff members and shut six stores – here’s the full list of closures

Mamas and Papas has laid off 130 staff members and shut six stores – here’s the full list of closures

Struggling maternity retailer Mamas & Papas has closed six of its stores and made 130 staff members redundant. The Huddersfield-based company went into administration on Friday (8 Nov) – just days after its biggest rival, Mothercare. ‘Pre-pack administration’ After collapsing into administration, Mamas & Papas – which is owned by Bluegem Capital – was immediately […]

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Greggs wants you to choose doughnuts with holes – this is why

Greggs wants you to choose doughnuts with holes – this is why

Greggs is known for its tasty treats, ranging from meat-filled pasties and sandwiches to a variety of sweet snacks. But the bakery chain is now pledging to fight the increasing problem of obesity by encouraging customers to buy certain doughnuts from its range. This comes as part of a new government obesity strategy, with the […]

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