Teenage drivers can face premiums of more than £5000 to insure a car – a 45 year old man would pay only £500 to insure the same car.
At last it has been recognised that three children should not be squeezed into seats designed for just two people, according to the General Consumer Council.
Poorer consumers are increasingly disadvantaged in Northern Ireland, according to the General Consumer Council at the launch of its Annual Report today.
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.
Northern Ireland’s first ever consumer website was today celebrating being named as the best public information site in the UK.
Every adult in Northern Ireland is losing out on £180 a year because they do not know their consumer rights*.
Consumers are spending money at Christmas that they can’t afford - and they don’t even enjoy doing it.
Three school pupils should not be squeezed into bus seats designed for two, according to the General Consumer Council, the passenger watchdog.
In launching its Annual Report today, the General Consumer Council announced a major new project focusing on why the poor pay more.
Uncle Andy, Ulster’s loveable rogue, is the focus of the General Consumer Council’s new bus advertising campaign to help consumers avoid dodgy deals.
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