Electrical Safety First calls for garden appliance manufacturers to prioritise safety advice

Gardening equipment manufacturers ought to make safety equipment on their products clearer, after research has shown that 300,000 people are injured seriously enough to require hospital treatment while gardening every year. The study, from Electrical Safety First, also found that one-third of gardeners have had some form of electrical accident in the garden, and that…

Energy and boiler cover giant British Gas to stump up £1 million in the face of mis-selling scandal

Energy regulator Ofgem has found that British Gas staff mis-sold energy deals, and has secured a compensation and payment package totalling £1 million. The energy firm, which offers British Gas boiler cover, gas and electricity, and a range of other services, had put staff in Shepherds Bush’s Westfield Shopping Centre and in Sainsbury’s stores across…

What you can get with our boiler cover

Although gas boilers are arguably the most important appliance in British homes, as they provide the hot water we need to keep ourselves and our homes clean and the central heating we need to keep our homes liveable, they can also be among the most dangerous. A properly-serviced boiler will not pose any danger to…