Santa Sleigh Delay

in Post

The Consumer Council is urging consumers to know their rights about delayed postal deliveries in the run up to Christmas.  An unprecedented spike in online shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday has created a backlog in deliveries for many consumers.

Get the most from your post this Christmas!

in Post

Many of us will be sending cards and parcels through the post this Christmas. The Consumer Council is urging people to follow some simple guidelines to ensure cards and parcels arrive safely and on time. They can also help if things go wrong.

Ulster Bank closing ten branches across Northern Ireland by February 2015

in Money Affairs

Rachael Cray, Head of Money Affairs said:  “The Consumer Council is disappointed that ten more Ulster Bank branches are scheduled for closure in February 2015.  This announcement means by next February, Northern Ireland’s big four banks’ will have closed 77 branches in the last four years (31 per cent of the bank branch network).

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