CAA: Disabled passengers missed flights at Heathrow due to poor service

Watchdog slams British airports on accessibility standards after disabled passengers missed summer flights at London Heathrow The worse airport for accessibility was Luton, as it failed to improve its services Report found many people missed connecting flights at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 Only Aberdeen, Belfast International, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London City were rated as … Read more

Barclays scraps overdrafts amid the cost-of-living crisis

First Barclaycard slashed loyal customers’ credit card limits, now Barclays scraps vital overdrafts at short notice despite the cost-of-living crisis By Fiona Parker For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 12 July 2022 | Updated: 09:42 BST, 15 July 2022 Barclays is ditching vital financial buffers for scores of customers amid the cost-of-living crisis. Furious … Read more

Printers being remotely disabled if customer cancels ink subscription 

The monthly ink deals that come with a catch: Now firms are disabling your printer cartridges over the internet if you cancel your subscription Customers pay between 99p and £22.49 a month for HP’s Instant Ink service  The printer is permanently online so the cartridges can monitor the ink levels  When they are running low, … Read more

Britain faces biggest drop in living standards since 1950s, OBR says

Households face the biggest drop in living standards since the 1950s as disposable income levels dwindle, the OBR warns High inflation expected to reduce real household disposable incomes by 2.2% Biggest slump in living standards seen since 1956 expected this year, OBR say  Household purchasing power to be eroded ‘materially’ this year, report says Saving … Read more