Calls on banking industry and regulator to adopt strategic, community-wide approach to bank branch closures instead of simply responding to commercial imperatives of individual banks.
The Consumer Council is urging drivers to shop around for better deals on their car insurance as latest figures reveal Northern Ireland motorists pay 22% more than the UK average.
Credit report company, Equifax, has recently warned that up to 400,000 UK consumers may have had their personal details stolen as part of a massive global data breach.
The familiar round pound coin will cease to be legal tender from 15 October 2017
The Consumer Council helps farmers save money
The Consumer Council welcomes today’s announcement from HM Treasury regarding the banning of credit and debit card surcharges for all Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Paypal payments from January 2018.
The Consumer Council has produced a series of online resources that will help consumers affected by First Trust Bank branch closures.
The Consumer Council is launching a new current account comparison table to help consumers compare products currently available from banking providers in Northern Ireland.
The Consumer Council is running a drop-in event in Antrim Library on Friday 31 March for local consumers who have been affected by recent bank branch closures in the area.
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