Getting wind power in your garden really isn’t a breeze

Getting wind power in your garden really isn’t a breeze: ‘My chickens will lay golden eggs before a £130 turbine powers the family home!’ By Toby Walne, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:53 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 12:23 GMT, 1 November 2020 Balancing precariously at the top of a stepladder clutching an unwieldy … Read more Getting wind power in your garden really isn’t a breeze

Getting wind power in your garden really isn’t a breeze

Getting wind power in your garden really isn’t a breeze: ‘My chickens will lay golden eggs before a £130 turbine powers the family home!’ By Toby Walne, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:53 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 21:53 GMT, 31 October 2020 Balancing precariously at the top of a stepladder clutching an unwieldy … Read more Getting wind power in your garden really isn’t a breeze

As coronavirus support packages end, you can still get help

As deadline for coronavirus support packages runs out, you can still get help – here’s what you need to know By Rachel Rickard Straus, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:53 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 21:53 GMT, 31 October 2020 Heavy weight: The latest round of support is leaner, more complex and has more pitfalls … Read more As coronavirus support packages end, you can still get help

From space hoppers to sideboards, cash in on your 1970s kitsch

After years of being viewed by younger generations as embarrassingly naff, the era of flares, flower power and funk is back in vogue.  It means items of classic 1970’s home decor such as cane furniture, floral curtains and bulky vases, previously found mostly in charity shops, are in high demand.  There has been a similar … Read more From space hoppers to sideboards, cash in on your 1970s kitsch

Can’t get a refund? Take stubborn companies to court!

Unhappy customers who are tired of waiting for months to receive refunds are threatening ­ stubborn companies with legal action.  Tens of thousands of people are thought to have been denied or made to wait for refunds thanks to disruption caused by the pandemic.  But now Money Mail readers are using the small claims court, … Read more Can’t get a refund? Take stubborn companies to court!

Green grant firms get greedy with job quotes

Homeowners hit with inflated quotes for work under Government’s new Green Homes Grant as tradesmen cash in By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 00:37 GMT, 28 October 2020 | Updated: 00:37 GMT, 28 October 2020 Homeowners are being hit with inflated quotes for work under the Government’s new Green Homes Grant as … Read more Green grant firms get greedy with job quotes

Get set for the Halloween horror show as furlough ends

Ever since the coronavirus crippled the UK, hundreds of billions of pounds of aid have been on offer to those worst affected. But now some of that support will be pulled on Halloween.  The generous furlough scheme will end, and mortgage and loan holidays will be taken off the table — along with interest-free overdrafts.  … Read more Get set for the Halloween horror show as furlough ends

From space hoppers to sideboards, cash in on your 1970s kitsch

After years of being viewed by younger generations as embarrassingly naff, the era of flares, flower power and funk is back in vogue.  It means items of classic 1970s home decor such as cane furniture, floral curtains and bulky vases, previously found mostly in charity shops, are in high demand.  There has been a similar … Read more From space hoppers to sideboards, cash in on your 1970s kitsch

The true cost of asking the postman to pick up your parcels

As Royal Mail launches new service called Parcel Collect, what is the true cost of asking the postman to pick up your parcels from home? By Toby Walne, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 GMT, 24 October 2020 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 24 October 2020 The postman is now offering an extra service on top … Read more The true cost of asking the postman to pick up your parcels

The true cost of asking the postman to pick up your parcels

As Royal Mail launches new service called Parcel Collect, what is the true cost of asking the postman to pick up your parcels from home? By Toby Walne, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 GMT, 24 October 2020 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 24 October 2020 The postman is now offering an extra service on top … Read more The true cost of asking the postman to pick up your parcels