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Lending, Savings and Debt Research: Northern Ireland Consumers

Lending, Savings and Debt Research:
Northern Ireland Consumers
March 2021

Research Reports

Personal Finances

Halifax - Coleraine closure map

This map lists the remaining financial services in the area. These include alternative banks, Post Offices, credit unions and cash machines

Consumer Guides

Personal Finances

Halifax - Newry closure map

This map lists the remaining financial services in the area. These include alternative banks, Post Offices, credit unions and cash machines

Consumer Guides

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Consumer Insight Survey 2022

In 2022 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.

Corporate Reports

Personal Finances

Review your banking needs in advance of Halifax branch closures in Newry and Coleraine

The Consumer Council is urging Halifax customers to review their banking needs following the announcement of the closure of two more branches in the coming months.

The branch in Newry will close to consumers on 8 November 2022, with the Coleraine branch closing on 10 January 2023. This follows the closure earlier this year of the branch in Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, on 28 June 2022.

 

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Global oil price factors costing Northern Ireland consumers £1,300 per year

Home heating oil prices in Northern Ireland are over £1 per litre, more than double the ten-year average price, and prices have only been higher for one week this decade according to the Consumer Council’s weekly heating oil survey, published today.

Personal Finances

Ulster Bank - Warrenpoint closure map

This map lists the remaining financial services in the area. These include alternative banks, Post Offices, credit unions and cash machines.

Consumer Guides

Personal Finances

Ulster Bank - Maghera closure map

This map lists the remaining financial services in the area. These include alternative banks, Post Offices, credit unions and cash machines.

Consumer Guides

Personal Finances

Ulster Bank - Larne Closure Map

This map lists the remaining financial services in the area. These include alternative banks, Post Offices, credit unions and cash machines.

Consumer Guides