Consumers Dreaming Of A 'green' Christmas

in Consumer Skills

Three out of four (72%) consumers are dreaming of a ‘Green’ Christmas when we stop wasting money and paper on cards and donate the cash saved to charity, according to the Consumer Council¡¦s Christmas poll.

2,000 Local People Dying Of

in Consumer Skills

2,000 people in Northern Ireland are dying each year because they are less well off, according to “In Poor Health”, a new report from the General Consumer Council.

Wouldn’t You Like To Know?

in Consumer Skills

Wouldn’t you like to know what information is held about you? What’s on your medical record, for example, or why you have been turned down for credit?

‘What’s on my record?’,  a new information guide from the General Consumer Council, sets out clearly what these data protection rights are and how to go about exercising them.

Poverty Is A Consumer Issue

in Consumer Skills

Poorer consumers are increasingly disadvantaged in Northern Ireland, according to the General Consumer Council at the launch of its Annual Report today.

Consumer Champions Make It A Boy- Zone

in Consumer Skills

A team from Abbey Grammar School Newry won the coveted title of Northern Ireland’s Young Consumers 2001, beating off competition from Our Lady and St Patrick’s College Knock and Convent Grammar School Strabane.  The quiz took place on Friday 2 March at the Ulster Museum Belfast.

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