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.
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)
It’s World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March and the Consumer Council is joining with many other consumer bodies around the world to highlight this year’s theme of healthy, affordable diets.
Consumer Council provides advice on returning unwanted gifts.
Now the weather has turned frosty and people are pulling out the winter woollies, the Consumer Council is urging consumers to get a copy of its ‘Weather the Winter’ leaflet to be winter ready in the event of severe weather.
The Consumer Council has today revealed that despite positive signs emerging in the wider economy, these are not filtering through to consumers, with 70 per cent not yet feeling the green shoots of economic recovery.
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