Statement on Competition and Markets Authority’s provisional findings on banking

in Money Affairs, Consumer Skills

Commenting on the Competition and Markets Authority’s provisional findings on banking, John French, Consumer Council Chief Executive said: “The CMA report has highlighted the need to simplify and clarify the account switching process for customers across the UK.  Banks have a responsibility to consumers to provide clear and easily comparable information, so consumers can make informed choices about their own account and provider.

 

Signing up to put the consumer first

in Consumer Skills

CollaborationNI is delighted to have supported the development of the ‘Consumer Rights Initiative for Northern Ireland’.  The Initiative is made up of the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland, Advice NI, Citizens Advice and the Law Centre.  The members of the Initiative formally signed their Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday 7 October 2015.

We’re 30!

in Consumer Skills

The Consumer Council is 30 years old today!  To mark the occasion the Consumer Council is releasing 30 photographs, one per day for 30 days, via social media of 30 people who tell the story of the Consumer Council and the work it has achieved over the last 30 years.  Helping the Consumer Council celebrate are longest & shortest serving staff members, Chris Stafford who has 29 years service and Jill Cunningham who is on work placement with the Consumer Council.

L-R (Jill Cunningham and Chris Stafford, The Consumer Council)

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