Only 2% of dog thieves are charged while pet-napping affects 200 families each month, experts warn

Ruff justice: Only 2% of dog thieves are charged and failure to tackle pet-napping is causing misery for 200 families each month, experts warn Government launched a pet theft taskforce in May – but 508 dogs stolen since Kennel Club says thefts being treated as ‘petty crime’ and wants tougher laws Elaine Hardy, 50, left … Read more

Facebook Groups now lets you choose “Group Experts”

You probably join Facebook Groups not just to be entertained with memes but also to get information about your different interests. Facebook is now introducing a new feature that can identify who in your groups are actually experts in their respective fields. Admins can now designate “Group Experts” in their groups, complete with a badge … Read more

Stop treating scammers’ victims as second-class citizens, say experts

Consumer champion Martin Lewis says there is not enough sympathy for fraud victims, and is calling for a police crackdown on the ‘almost unpunished crime’. The Money Saving Expert founder warns that those who fall prey to scammers are seen as ‘lesser victims’ because people wrongly assume that they have the money to spare. He … Read more

Lock into a rock bottom mortgage rate while you can, say experts

There has never been a better time for homeowners to lock into rock bottom mortgage rates say experts, as deals launch with LESS THAN 1% interest By Jeff Prestridge, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 5 June 2021 | Updated: 10:53 BST, 6 June 2021 Mortgage experts believe there has never been a better … Read more

Food costs drop but experts warn price hikes are coming on Brexit red-tape and rising shipping fees

Food costs are still going down… but experts warn that price hikes are on the horizon over Brexit red-tape and rising shipping costs Food prices fell by 0.3 per cent in May compared to the same month last year Annual fall in fresh food prices was 1 per cent, following April’s 1.5 per cent drop … Read more