Schools should offer a choice of uniform suppliers to help keep prices down and allow parents to shop around for value for money, according to the General Consumer Council.
Consumers welcome the arrival of the large supermarket chains into Northern Ireland, according to a new survey by the General Consumer Council.
For the first time Northern Ireland’s consumer protection organisations have come together to advertise on TV and radio. This highlights another joint initiative – a full page Ad in both the Phone Book and the Yellow Pages showing who helps with what.
Three all girl teams will battle for the title of Northern Ireland’s Young Consumer Champions on Friday 5 March at the Ulster Museum Belfast.
Buying a home - dream or nightmare?
Consumers with cause for complaint don’t know who to contact - in fact, they show an alarming lack of awareness of watchdog bodies. That’s the worrying finding by the General Consumer Council in its latest publication “Consumers in the Dark”.
A major survey of people in Northern Ireland who have recently bought a house has just been completed by the General Consumer Council, the first of its kind. Preliminary results reveal a number of problems:
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