The Consumer Council has welcomed new UK wide guidelines which should see NI shoppers benefit from clearer, up front information on parcel delivery charges. This means they will no longer have to wait until the end of the purchasing process to find out if they will be hit with high charges or be left facing the prospect of no delivery at all.
Farmers and householders can potentially save money on utility bills and the Consumer Council can show them how, when it attends both the Clogher Valley Agricultural Show on Wednesday 30 July and the Fermanagh County Show on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 August. The organisation also plans to offer free independent advice to farms to help ensure they aren’t paying more for water than they have to.
The Consumer Council welcomes today’s announcement by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to consult on its provisional decision to launch an in-depth market investigation into the Personal Current Account Market.
Farmers and householders can potentially save money on utility bills and the Consumer Council can show them how, when it attends the Antrim Agricultural Show on Saturday 26 July. The organisation also plans to offer free independent advice to farms to help ensure they aren’t paying more for water than they have to
The Consumer Council and NICVA have welcomed the proposals from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to cap the fees on payday loans.
A proposal to make motor and home insurance renewal quotes easier for customers to compare has been welcomed by the Consumer Council.
The Consumer Council has said it will review the Utility Regulator’s draft determination on NI Water’s proposed spending plans for 2015-21, with consumers’ priorities in mind.
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