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About us

Find out who we are, what we believe and how to contact us

Founded in 2004, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

We do this by employing experienced expert reviewers, who thoroughly test everything they recommend, to explain what’s best for most people. It’s that simple.

Today, our team assesses 1,000 products a year, making us one of the most influential reviews websites in the UK.

Earning our audience’s trust is central to what we do – it’s in our name after all – so please write and tell us how we’re doing, to editor@trustedreviews.com

Below, you’ll find out the following about us:

  1. How to contact us
  2. Our editorial independence and how we test
  3. Our expert team
  4. Awards and recognition
  5. Who owns us
  6. Our policies and Codes of Practice

How to contact us

Trusted Reviews’ is currently setting up a new set of offices and testing facilities please check with the team member you wish to contact before posting any items for review. 

Our editorial independence and how we test

  • We operate under cast iron principles designed to guarantee the freedom of our reviewers to say what they discover about a product. 
  • Unlike too many other sites, we thoroughly test everything ourselves. We use industry standard tests, in properly equipped facilities, to evaluate products in order to compare them properly against each other.
  • Manufacturers don’t vet our reviews and we never, ever accept money to test something.
  • Read about our editorial ethics 
  • Read more about how we test and rate products

Our expert team

The TrustedReviews team includes many of the most experienced technology specialists in the UK. Our testers include well known journalists with many years’ expertise across mobile phone, computing, gaming, AV, photography and more.

Alastair Stevenson, Editor

Alastair is in charge of Trusted Reviews’ and Recombu’s editorial output. He has over a decade’s experience as a journalist working in both B2C and B2B press.

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Max Parker, Deputy and Mobile Editor

Max Parker is the Deputy Editor for Trusted Reviews and Recombu. He also directly manages Trusted Reviews’ mobile, wearables and tablet sections.
Max joined Trusted Reviews as a features writer in 2015. 

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David Ludlow, Home Technology Editor

Starting life on the consumer PC press back in 1998, David has been writing about the forefront of technology for the past 20 years. David has edited Computer Shopper and launched Expert Reviews. He has written a number of books on PC building and maintenance. He looks after all things smart home and home appliances for Trusted Reviews and is responsible for the technical accuracy of our home appliance tests.

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Ryan Jones, Computing Editor

Ryan runs Trusted Reviews’ computing channel. He graduated from Cardiff University in 2016. He then worked two years at Stuff Magazine as a staff writer, reporting on and reviewing a wide range of consumer tech and video games. Ryan joined Trusted Reviews in 2018 as a computing writer, with a particular focus on covering PC components, gaming gadgets and virtual reality.

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Adam Speight, Reviews and Evergreen Writer 

Adam is the resident Reviews and Evergreen Writer here at Trusted Reviews and Recombu. Having worked as a staff writer across news, video and computing, Adam’s focus now hits all corners of the tech world, offering up informative reviews and giving you all the latest info on mobiles, laptops, streaming, gaming and more.

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Kob Monney, TV & Audio Editor 

Kob began his career at What Hi-Fi?, starting in the dusty stockroom before rising up the ranks to join the editorial and production team as the Buyer’s Guide editor. Experienced in both magazine and online publishing, he now runs the TV & audio section at Trusted Reviews where he keeps a beady eye on all the latest comings and goings in the hi-fi and home cinema market.

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Jade King, Gaming Editor

Jade is the gaming editor at Trusted Reviews and is responsible for all of the gaming goodness on the site whether it’s news, reviews, previews or all the hottest opinions on the latest games and hardware. She has a passionate love for JRPGs, anime and anything made by Naughty Dog, and has been in the business since earning her Journalism degree back in 2017.

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Hannah Davies, Staff Writer 

Hannah joined Trusted Reviews as a staff writer in 2019 after graduating from Royal Holloway, University of London. She’s also worked and studied in the US, holding positions as a video production assistant and multimedia consultant at Washington College and has built websites and written content for Hometown Multimedia in Chestertown, Maryland.

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Thomas Deehan, Commercial Content Editor

Having led the team through Black Friday, Amazon Prime Day and other noteworthy sales events, Tom can spot a bargain from a mile away. If you’re looking to save some money on your next big tech purchase, he’s the one to call. An MA graduate from University College London, Tom also writes for our sister site, Recombu.

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Awards and recognition

We are proud to have been nominated for a number of publishing industry awards in the last few years, including being shortlisted for Best Editorial Team by the PPA in 2017, and Best Online Media Property by the AOP, in 2018.

Who owns us

We are proud to be owned by Trusted Reviews, one of the UK’s oldest, largest and best established publishing companies. Trusted Reviews is the home to some of the UK’s best known media brands.

Find out more about Trusted Reviews

Our policies

Privacy & cookie policy

TrustedReviews recognises that privacy is a key concern for our readers. We provide a number of ways for you to control the data you provide to our advertisers.

Read our privacy & cookie policy

Editorial independence and ethics policy

TrustedReviews operates under clear principles designed to protect our editorial integrity and to preserve the freedom of our reviewers to say what they think about a product.

Read about why you can trust our reviews

Terms and conditions

We ask you to read our terms and conditions before using any part of our site.

Read our terms and conditions

Third party advertising policy

Trusted Reviews requires our third party advertisers to follow the following guidelines:

Read our third party advertising policy

Labelling of commercial content policy

In order to ensure there is no confusion between editorial and advertising, TrustedReviews labels paid-for content clearly.

Read our policy on the labelling of commercial content

Modern Slavery Act policy

This statement is made on behalf of Trusted Reviews’s leadership team with regards to the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Read our Modern Slavery Act Statement

IPSO Editors’ Code of Practice

The Editors’ Code of Practice sets out the rules that newspapers and magazines regulated by IPSO have agreed to follow. TrustedReviews follows the IPSO Code.

Read the IPSO Editors’ Code of Practice

Unlike other sites, we thoroughly review everything we recommend, using industry standard tests to evaluate products. We’ll always tell you what we find. We may get a commission if you buy via our price links. Tell us what you think – email the Editor