Bosch Recalling Gas Hobs Among Safety Concerns

Its been a time of uncertainty surrounding the safety of appliances lately, with several dishwasher and dryer brands/models coming under scrutiny, but unfortunately it does not seem to be an issue that is going away any time soon. Bosch are the latest appliance giant caught up in the controversy, after they issued a voluntary safety notice for two of its built-in … Continue reading

Whirlpool Dryer Restructure

Whirlpool have stated that they are to initiate plans to restructure its dryer production facilities for Europe, Middle East and African regions and also cut 500 jobs in the process. The American home appliance company has yet to confirm that this is in relation to the recent dryer fiasco, but it is widely suggested in the public eye that this would … Continue reading

Hotpoint teams up with Jamie Oliver

Home appliance firm Hotpoint has signed a multi-year partnership deal across Europe with Jamie Oliver. The collaboration will be in line with the celebrity cook’s philosophy of ‘cooking from scratch’ and will feature some of Hotpoint’s built in range, including ovens, microwaves, coffee machines and cooker hoods. Hotpoint will sponsor Jamie Oliver Cookery Schools, and partner with the Jamie Oliver … Continue reading


Samsung and LG have both unveiled new ranges of smart fridge freezers which allow the users to control features using voice control. LG’s new flagship Smart InstaView refrigerator will use Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ voice service combined with a WebOS platform, which will enable users to search for recipes, play music, check the weather or even order shopping. Samsung unveiled its second-generation … Continue reading

Legal Procedures Begin in conjunction to Hotpoint and Indesit Fires

A consumer group has begun legal procedures in strengthening protection for owners of fire-prone tumble dryers. Thousands of customers with Creda, Indesit and Hotpoint Tumble Dryers are awaiting repairs / consultation a year after safety alerts were raised. Today, consumer group Which? is seeking a judical review in the handling of the cases in a hope that customers will be … Continue reading

Glen Dimplex Acquires Technika

Australian home appliance company Technika has been acquired by the Glen Dimplex Group. The deal will see the combination of Technika cooktops, built in ovens, cookers etc with the existing Glen Dimplex range. It represents the second Australian acquisition for Glen Dimplex following the purchase earlier this year of ‘Real Flame’. Technika was founded in 1998 by Craig Hucker and Mark … Continue reading

Smeg Teams Up With VIVE Cooking

Italian appliance giant Smeg have been chosen as the partners and exclusive supplier of recently opened VIVE cooking school. Located in Sydney, VIVE have been developed with food artisans and budding chefs in mind, looking to connect and engage with consumers. The kitchens will feature some of Smeg’s major appliances, including FAB 32 two-door fridge freezer as well as dishwashers and sinks. … Continue reading

Further Concerns On Dryer Repair Waiting Times

Further concerns are being raised this week regarding the wait times on faulty dryer repairs. The concerns were raised after it was confirmed that some customers are asked to wait several months for repairs on the appliances. Some five million affected machines in total were sold in the UK under the Creda, Indesit and Hotpoint brands, but Whirlpool has said … Continue reading

Beko Open ‘Christmas Stocking’ Competition

As the self proclaimed ‘#OfficialPartnerOf Christmas spirit’ Beko has announced a new competition that would fill the stocking of even the biggest scrooge this holiday. The Turkish domestic appliance company says the stocking will be filled with amazing gifts for all of the family AND one of the appliances from a brand new small home appliance range. To enter, simply check … Continue reading

Dyson Institute of Technology To Open Soon

James Dyson has begun plans to open the ‘Dyson Institute of Technology’ which will teach high quality engineering degrees alongside jobs at Dyson’s Research and Development Campus in Wiltshire, with the aim to double the company’s engineering team by 2020. Applications are open for the first cohort of engineering students to start in September 2017. 15 million pounds worth of investments … Continue reading