The great online discount voucher blitz: Millions turn to discounts to help pay for Christmas

The great online discount voucher blitz: Millions turn to discounts to help pay for Christmas30 per cent increase in the number of UK retailers offering vouchers online this monthShoppers taking advantage of deals offering up to 60 per cent off | UPDATED: 22:38 GMT, 17 December 2012 Millions of shoppers are turning to the internet phenomenon of money-off web vouchers and discount codes to help pay for Christmas. There has been a 30 per cent increase in the number of UK retailers offering vouchers online since the beginning of the month, taking the total to more than 3,000, industry experts say

Energy giant Npower fined 60,000 for making more than 1,700 abandoned calls to consumers

Energy giant Npower fined just 60,000 for making more than 1,700 silent calls to consumers in just seven weeks Regulator Ofcom: Energy giant fined over abandoned calls made last year It exceeded abandoned call rate of 3% of live calls over 24-hour periods Happened on eight occasions and Npower apologises for breaching rules The calls see people greeted by a recorded message from a call centre | UPDATED: 17:36 GMT, 6 December 2012 Npower has been fined just 60,000 for making abandoned calls to customers.