The Consumer Council's response to A Bolder Vision for Belfast consultation.
In 2021 YouGov conducted a survey to provide us with an insight into consumer issues across Northern Ireland. This report covers the key findings on consumers household expenditure, if they shop around for essential goods and services and switch and save. In addition, it also highlights if they have been targeted by scams and how well they know their consumer rights.
- Cost of Living
- EU Exit
- Consumer Skills
- Personal Finances
As consumers start to firm up their plans to travel over the festive period, the Consumer Council is calling on the public to make themselves familiar with the latest public health advice and to be prepared in the event of new travel restrictions coming in to place.
This year, many of us will be sending Christmas gifts to friends and family through the post rather than giving in person, so it's good to know what steps you can take to make sure your gifts arrive safely and on time. To help, we've put together some top tips covering last postage dates, how to get the best postage deal and keeping valuable items safe.