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Liz Edwards

Liz Edwards

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Liz Edwards has been a consumer writer and editor for more than 20 years, spending most of this time at the testing and rating publisher Which?. She's covered everything from coffee machines to car insurance and has appeared frequently in national media. Liz loves to cut through waffle to give consumers the info they really need to make a good decision. Like all journalists, she loves nothing more than a great pun.

Expertise

  • Consumer rights and protection
  • Saving money
  • Insurance
  • Consumer trends

Highlights

  • Quoted multiple times in national media
  • Interviewed on national radio and TV
  • Led and managed many award-winning editors and teams
  • Launched new reviews topics, methodologies and awards schemes
  • Launched industry reports series
  • Successfully campaigned for better consumer protection and information

Education

  • MA Classics | Oxford University
  • Postgraduate diploma in journalism | Cardiff University

Featured Publications

Industry insights from Liz Edwards

We asked Liz about the key consumer trends in 2021

We're seeing younger generations invest like never before. The year kicked off with the Reddit-fuelled frenzy over GameStop shares, but there's a wider trend at play as well. Much of this has been driven by huge innovation among investing platforms and apps. Another key trend is the ever-receding dream of home-ownership. Those trying to get a foot on the property ladder have watched property prices soar during the pandemic, due in part of the stamp duty holiday. Lastly, we've seen buy now, pay later services continue to grow in popularity - and come under spotlight as the financial regulator seeks to put this type of debt on the same footing as other types.

Latest articles by Liz Edwards

123 articles written by this author

COVID-19 travel tests: Government confirms lateral flow can be used from 24 October for arrivals

Vaccinated travellers will be able to use cheaper lateral flow tests for day 2 checks from 24 October in England, the government announced.

Liz Edwards 15 October 2021
COVID-19 travel tests: Government confirms lateral flow can be used from 24 October for arrivals

Red list for travel reduced to just 7 countries from today

The government's red list has been cut and you can now travel to another 47 countries without needing to quarantine on your return.

Liz Edwards 11 October 2021
Red list for travel reduced to just 7 countries from today

Kurix Health review: Private COVID-19 testing for travel

Planning a foreign holiday? Find out what tests Kurix Health offers for travel plus what customers think.

Liz Edwards 1 September 2021
Kurix Health review: Private COVID-19 testing for travel

Crypto exchange Binance banned by the UK watchdog

The UK financial watchdog has banned the UK arm of the world’s biggest crypto exchange, Binance, saying it must not carry out any regulated activities in the UK.

Liz Edwards 28 June 2021
Crypto exchange Binance banned by the UK watchdog

FCA confirms insurance customers won’t suffer loyalty penalty

Insurance customers to pay same as new customers when renewing under new rules.

Liz Edwards 28 May 2021
FCA confirms insurance customers won’t suffer loyalty penalty

Crypto exchange Binance set to launch UK arm

Cryptocurrency giant Binance plans to launch UK arm, but wil need to register, under new rules.

Liz Edwards 7 January 2021
Crypto exchange Binance set to launch UK arm

Consumers set to save £53m after regulator tightens crypto rules

The UK financial watchdog has banned the sale of cryptocurrency derivatives to UK consumers in a bid to prevent them losing money.

Liz Edwards 7 January 2021
Consumers set to save £53m after regulator tightens crypto rules

Best 1 year fixed rate bonds in the UK 2021

How to get the best 1 year fixed rate bond. Here's what you need to know.

Liz Edwards 7 October 2020
Best 1 year fixed rate bonds in the UK 2021

Best home insurance companies in 2021

Our experts give their tips on how to pick the best home insurance.

Liz Edwards 30 September 2020
Best home insurance companies in 2021

Marshmallow car insurance review

Compare Marshmallow comprehensive car insurance against traditional rivals. This insurtech startup offers a tech-driven policy, great for foreign drivers living in the UK.

Liz Edwards 17 July 2020
Marshmallow car insurance review
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