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.
- Consumer rights and protection
- Saving money
- Consumer trends
- 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
- MA Classics | Oxford University
- Postgraduate diploma in journalism | Cardiff University
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
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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.
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Cryptocurrency giant Binance plans to launch UK arm, but wil need to register, under new rules.
The UK financial watchdog has banned the sale of cryptocurrency derivatives to UK consumers in a bid to prevent them losing money.
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