With the summer holidays upon us, many people are getting ready to travel overseas. While holiday makers are busy packing suitcases and ensuring passports are up to date, The Consumer Council has come up with a ‘Holiday Checklist’ for travellers to think about before setting off from home.
The Consumer Council Annual Report and Accounts 2016-17
- Consumer Skills
- Cost of Living
- Personal Finances
The Consumer Council will be attending the Dalriada Festival on the 16 July 2017 where staff will be available to members of the public who have any queries on consumer issues, including switching energy supplier. Visit us for advice on complaints you may have in relation to water, energy or transport and take away various leaflets packed full of useful information for consumers. Visit www.dalriadafestival.co.uk for more information on the event.
The Consumer Council is encouraging passengers to
be aware of their rights when getting away this summer.
The Consumer Council will be at Asda, Ards Shopping Centre on Monday 21 August to answer any questions from members of the public in relation to consumer issues. Visit our information stand for advice in relation to energy, transport, water or postal issues and take away some of our consumer information leaflets. Staff will be also on hand to answer any consumer queries.
Bryson Energy staff have learned firsthand how to exercise their rights as consumers, thanks to a recent visit by The Consumer Council at their workplace in Enniskillen and Belfast.
Consumer Council assists businesses in Newry.
The Consumer Council has met with new business start-ups in Newry to help them better understand consumer law.
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.
- Cost of Living
The Consumer Council will be attending the Upper Springfield Whiterock Community Health & Family Fun Day on Tuesday 8 August 2017. Visit our information stand for advice in relation to energy, transport, water or postal issues and take away some of our consumer information leaflets. Staff will be also on hand to answer any consumer queries.