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Our press releases highlight issues that are of concern for our clients and our network.

Stretched households need responsible short-term credit

07 August 2013

Banks  and other mainstream lenders are still leaving a huge gap in the market by not offering a responsible alternative to a short-term loan, says Citizens Advice as new research from Uswitch reveals half of payday loan customers believe they meet short-term borrowing needs in a way not offered by traditional lenders.

Rogue quick house sale companies must be stopped

06 August 2013

People can see their home go for less than it is worth because of unscrupulous quick house sale firms, says Citizens Advice as the OFT investigates three quick sale house companies.

Citizens Advice calls for decisive action to tackle fuel poverty

29 July 2013

Following the release of the Energy and Climate Change Committee’s report on Energy Prices, Profits and Poverty, Citizens Advice warns that “pinning all our hopes on increased transparency” will not tackle the problem of rising bills at a time when many household budgets are already being squeezed.

Church plans for credit unions a welcome alternative

26 July 2013

Credit Unions can be a great option for some people, so it’s good news that the Church of England is planning on boosting them. But at the moment, Credit Union’s can’t meet all the demand for short-term credit.