The Consumer Council has provided airline passengers with information about their rights in the event of flight cancellations, following the announcement that Aer Lingus has cancelled several flights from Belfast City Airport.
Budget Energy will increase electricity prices by 14.9% from 2 July 2021 for all variable rate customers. The typical Budget Energy customer with a credit meter will see their bill rise by around £93 per year, while customers with a keypad (PAYG) meter will see a yearly increase of about £92 per year.
Bright Energy has announced it will be increasing electricity prices from 26 June 2021. This will see the typical bill paying Bright Energy customer needing to find up to an extra £42 a year and a key pad customer an extra £25 per year.
The Consumer Council has returned over £1 million to consumers and businesses in Northern Ireland since 1 April 2020. With the COVID-19 pandemic changing how consumers spend, socialise, work, live and travel, the consumer rights body has said this has led to an increased need for its free service.