The familiar round pound coin will cease to be legal tender from 15 October 2017
Responding to the first domestic tariff increase by Power NI since July 2013, The Consumer Council recognises it will be unwelcome news for consumers, but it reflects an increase in the wholesale cost of electricity
The Consumer Council helps farmers save money
The Consumer Council is encouraging consumers to shop around for better deals on their food and groceries, as the latest figures from The Office for National Statistics show that while more than 2,500 products have shrunk in size over the past five years, they are still being sold at the same price.
The Consumer Council is reminding consumers what they are entitled to when buying from secondary ticket sellers. This advice comes on the back of today’s findings from Which? that show almost a quarter of tickets are going on sale via secondary ticket websites.
The Consumer Council welcomes today’s announcement from HM Treasury regarding the banning of credit and debit card surcharges for all Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Paypal payments from January 2018.
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