Parents, carers and disabled people at least twice as likely to face redundancy, warns Citizens Advice
05 August 2020
‘This could be the tip of the iceberg’ - advisers training up for wave of redundancies Gillian Guy: ‘As tough as these times are, they cannot be used as an excuse to break the rules’
30 July 2020
Citizens Advice, in its role as the official watchdog for energy consumers, has responded to Ofgem's latest announcement on the RIIO-ED2 electricity distribution network price control.ens advice
29 July 2020
Citizens Advice, in its roles as the official consumer watchdog for domestic and microbusiness energy consumers, has responded to Ofgem’s announcement of proposals for new protections for microbusinesses.
22 July 2020
With just one month to go until the end of the eviction ban, Citizens Advice is warning it has seen a huge surge in private renters worried about arrears.
Run-on payments are welcome, but millions of Universal Credit claimants still face the choice of struggling now or struggling later, says Citizens Advice
20 July 2020
Citizens Advice has responded to the rollout of run-on payments for legacy benefits claimants moving to Universal Credit.
08 July 2020
Ahead of the Chancellor’s summer economic update, Citizens Advice is calling for urgent changes to the benefits system as its services see a surge in demand for redundancy advice.
Information, protection and support will be crucial to success of green homes schemes, says Citizens Advice
07 July 2020
Citizens Advice, in its role as the official consumer watchdog for energy consumers, has responded to government proposals for a Green Homes Grant.
02 July 2020
Citizens Advice welcomes the new funding package for local councils announced today. It says the commitment to look at council tax debt in more detail in the forthcoming spending review is an opportunity to help those in financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
30 June 2020
From 1 July people claiming Universal Credit will begin to see a return of job-seeking requirements, which have been paused since 30 March due to Covid-19
28 June 2020
Citizens Advice, the official consumer watchdog for energy, has welcomed industry regulator Ofgem’s new, and permanent protections for customers using prepayment meters and those struggling to pay their bills.
26 June 2020
New research for Citizens Advice suggests that nearly 1.4 million people have no recourse to public funds (NRPF) in the UK, an increase of around 25% on previous estimates.
25 June 2020
Citizens Advice has joined with StepChange and Money Advice Trust to call for urgent reform to council tax collection before the end of the ban on face-to-face bailiff enforcement.
15 June 2020
Ahead of the latest ONS employment release, Citizens Advice is warning of a surge in demand for redundancy advice.
14 June 2020
Over a third of British adults (36%) have been the target of a scam since lockdown began, new research by Citizens Advice reveals.
Three months of a pandemic: Citizens Advice data shows furlough is the most popular advice topic - but redundancy concerns on the rise
11 June 2020
Citizens Advice is warning its data shows that people are becoming increasingly concerned about redundancy as the nation moves into a new phase where government support packages are scaled back.