How to buy and sell antiques at auction

Buying and selling items at auction remains very popular, if the plethora of antiques-based TV shows is anything to go by. But how simple is it to bid in the saleroom, and do antiques make good investments?

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Deal of the week: get Lego and other popular toys half price in Tesco sale

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

Tesco has launched a half-price sale on toys, including big name brands such as Lego and Fisher-Price.

Waitrose will deliver and unpack food while you're out in new service trial - and drivers will even pop things in the fridge

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

Waitrose customers could soon be able to have food deliveries made without needing to be at home.

Coins and bank notes are crawling with bugs and deadly diseases, researchers find

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | News

If you haven’t ditched cash in favour of a card or contactless yet, you might want to think again.

Tesco launches cut-price supermarket chain called "Jack's", with two stores set to open

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | News

Shoppers have a new supermarket option to consider as Tesco launches a new cut-price brand named after the firm’s founder.

£12 billion Sainsbury’s-Asda merger referred for 'in-depth' investigation

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | News

The proposed £12 billion merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda Group has been referred for an in-depth investigation by the competition watchdog.

Deal of the week: save £270 with Aldi cast-iron cookware

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Avid chefs can get their hands on handsome cast-iron cookware from Aldi, hundreds of pounds cheaper than the Le Creuset classics.

Inflation concerns over removal of 1p and 2p coins "unfounded"

Thursday, 23 August 2018 | News

Removing the 1p and 2p from circulation would not cause inflation according to analysts at the Bank of England.

Don’t be afraid to haggle - you’ll be surprised how easy it is to get a better price

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

I remember my first experience of haggling well. It wasn’t actually me doing the haggling, but my formidable little Italian mother.

Deal of the week: 20% off selected giftcards at Tesco

Friday, 10 August 2018 | News

Get a 20% discount on giftcards from Gap, New Look, Odeon and Pizza Express at Tesco.

Common excuses consumers face - and how to deal with them

Friday, 10 August 2018 | Article

Unhappy with something you’ve bought or a service you’ve received? Then don’t be shy about complaining. Make sure you know your rights so that companies can’t dismiss your gripes with a host of excuses.