With house prices in Northern Ireland climbing by more than 10% a year, buyers are under pressure. They should not have to face additional strain because the process is inefficient says the General Consumer Council.
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The first NI consumer champions of the new millennium will be crowned today, Friday 3 March at the Ulster Museum Belfast.
Carbon monoxide kills, but is preventable. That’s the message in the first ever Carbon Monoxide Roadshow coming to Northern Ireland this week.
Christmas for women means shopping and cooking while the men eat, drink and relax.
Today marks the first broadcast of a new radio ad for food hygiene with a difference – it is a rap recorded by a group of 14 and 15 year olds from schools both north and south of the border.
12,000 students will be moving into private rented accommodation in the next month. They have a right to safe housing. This is the message delivered today at a major conference at Stranmillis College aimed at improving fire and general safety in student accommodation.
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.
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