30th June 2014
A Walsall-based firm and its managing director have been hit with a fine after a court ruled that the company had carried out illegal gas work.
27th June 2014
A washing machine and tumble dryer may have been destroyed in a fire at a house in St Helens, Merseyside – but firemen did manage to rescue the occupants' pet parrot.
26th June 2014
As it prepares to merge its business with mobile phone chain Carphone Warehouse, electrical goods retailer Dixons has announced a jump of more than 50 per cent in its profits.
25th June 2014
The Green Investment Bank (Gib) set up by the UK government to help provide funding for new environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects is undertaking a money-raising round, aiming to realise £1billion.
24th June 2014
A new generation of consumers is becoming attracted to the benefits of renting a range of goods – and according to a report from The Guardian, domestic appliances are among the items for which this is seeing a resurgence.
23rd June 2014
Google's 'smart home' technology division has made its latest move to acquire companies in various parts of the sector, buying a business which makes remote camera systems for homes.
23rd June 2014
Three years after he first appeared in one of the company's TV commercials, a small soft toy has been adopted as 'brand ambassador' by one of Australia's biggest washing machine manufacturers.
20th June 2014
The UK's biggest plant for exporting energy produced by food waste has been opened this week in Widnes, Cheshire.
19th June 2014
A company which makes a range of smart thermostats and other home technology devices has resumed their production, weeks after stopping it when it discovered the devices could be accidentally turned off with a wave of the user's hand.
18th June 2014
As the area gears up for its busiest time of the year, with many thousands of visitors likely to flock to the area, fire chiefs have issued a timely warning to people running guest houses in the England's Lake District to use their tumble dryers safely.