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Citizens Advice press release
Royal Mail’s redirection service is an important offer to consumers yet its pricing structure is unfair, outdated and too costly, Citizens Advice says.
Citizens Advice responds to the Advertising Standards Authority’s ruling against Amazon’s next-day delivery promise
Citizens Advice is the statutory consumer advocate for postal services and has responded to the ASA’s ruling against Amazon’s next-day delivery promise.
Ryanair employees across 5 countries have gone on strike for 24 hours. Citizens Advice has issued the following advice for affected passengers.
Interest rate rise could push stretched household budgets further into the red, says Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice has responded to today's interest rate rise.
This morning Ofcom has proposed new rules that will mean telecoms companies must notify consumers when their contract is coming to an end.
Citizens Advice responds to latest Bank of England consumer credit figures and FCA creditworthiness statement
Citizens Advice says lenders need to be serious about safeguarding their customers from future problem debt by only lending what people can afford to repay, in response to today's Bank of England consumer credit statistics and FCA's creditworthiness statement.
Citizens Advice has responded to Ofgem’s framework decision for the next set of energy network price controls (RIIO2).
Today the Financial Conduct Authority has announced a discussion paper on the loyalty penalty people pay in the savings market.
Citizens Advice has responded to the Competition and Markets Authority announcement on the regulation of heat networks.
More than a third of people helped by Citizens Advice struggle to provide the evidence needed to complete their Universal Credit claim, new research from the charity finds.
Citizens Advice has responded to the government’s Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill receiving parliamentary approval. The bill will impose a temporary cap on the price of all default tariffs in the energy market until at least 2020.
Tonight the powerful docu-drama ‘Killed By My Debt’ will air on BBC One. As part of the Taking Control coalition, and alongside Jerome Rogers’ family, Citizens Advice is campaigning for bailiffs to be properly regulated.
A total cost cap on rent-to-own items like washing machines, fridge freezers and televisions could save consumers £276 (28%) per product, new analysis from Citizens Advice has found.
Citizens Advice responds to Richard Lloyd’s independent review of the Financial Ombudsman Service.
Citizens Advice has responded to EDF Energy’s announcement that it is raising the price of its Standard Variable Tariff (SVT) by 6%. This follows a previous price rise of 1.4% announced in April.
Iresa Energy has come bottom of Citizens Advice’s energy star rating system. The company scored just 0.35 stars out of a possible 5 for its customer service between January and March this year.
Citizens Advice has responded to the decision to dismiss the application for a judicial review of Ofgem’s proposals (CMP264/CMP265) to change charging arrangements for embedded generators.
Citizens Advice has responded to E.ON’s announcement that it is raising prices for approximately 1.8 million standard variable customers by 4.8%