Air passengers will be able to check their rights at the click of a button, thanks to a new Consumer Council podcast. Joining forces with Northern Ireland’s three airports, the Consumer Council will give demonstrations to summer travellers, so that they can assert those rights if anything goes wrong.
Farmers and householders can potentially save money on utility bills and the Consumer Council can show them how, when it attends the Castlewellan Agricultural Show on Saturday 19 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 is concerned about the impact the closure of five Ulster Bank branches later this year will have on consumers, particularly those in areas where other banks have already taken the decision to close.
A new mandatory Marketing Code of Practice to guard against mis-selling to Northern Ireland’s electricity and gas consumers has been introduced by the Utility Regulator in consultation with a range of stakeholders, particularly the Consumer Council.
The Consumer Council is concerned about the impact the closure of Holywood’s Danske Bank on 12 September will have on consumers.
The Consumer Council is concerned about the impact the closure of Shankill’s Danske Bank on 12 September will have on consumers.
With ongoing disruption to flights due to the French Air Traffic Control strike (24-30 June) the Consumer Council is reminding passengers of their rights if their flight is delayed or cancelled.
Almost 50 per cent of consumers uninsured to travel.
Moy Park is celebrating after receiving the Consumer Council’s Water Champion award. The accolade was given in recognition of the food company’s efforts to reduce its water use equivalent to 52 Olympic-sized swimming pools which led to savings of over £135,000.
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