05 January 2021
Half a million private renters in the UK are behind on their rent, with protections against eviction due to expire this weekend, according to Citizens Advice.
18 December 2020
“Since the March lockdown began, internet access has been vital to home working, running small businesses, accessing essential services like healthcare, and continuing education.
18 December 2020
With the number of people on zero-hour contracts at an all time high of 1 million, a leading charity has warned of an unfolding workers’ rights crisis.
Network companies must put forward plans to make sure energy system is ready for the future, says Citizens Advice
17 December 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.
17 December 2020
Citizens Advice has continued to see a surge in the number of people it is helping who have No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) during the pandemic.
16 December 2020
New research from Citizens Advice shows that 2.1million households are behind on their energy bills, 600,000 more than in February.
Net zero transition needs ‘long-term and coordinated plan to help people understand and engage’, says Citizens Advice
14 December 2020
Citizens Advice, in its role as the official consumer watchdog for energy, has responded to details of the Energy White Paper released today.
11 December 2020
Some one in seven (14%) of people have fallen behind on essential bills - the equivalent of seven million people in the UK, according to new research from Citizens Advice.
08 December 2020
Citizens Advice, in its role as the official watchdog for energy consumers, has responded to Ofgem’s final determinations for the RIIO-2 price control (Transmission, Gas Distribution and Electricity Systems Operator).
02 December 2020
Citizens Advice, in its role as the official energy watchdog for consumers, has responded to the Competition and Markets Authority’s electric vehicle charging market study.
01 December 2020
“We’re pleased to see that, if current proposals are fully implemented, consumers stand to save more than £700 million a year in the insurance, mobile and broadband markets."
26 November 2020
“Post is a vital public service and the Universal Service Obligation is the safety net that protects it for everyone. We must be cautious about making swift judgements about the long term during the pandemic. We don’t want to see the start of a slippery slope in reductions to the service."
25 November 2020
Ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Citizens Advice is reminding consumers of their online shopping rights and how to make sure they stick to their budget.
Lockdown wardrobe clear out? Citizens Advice gives top tips to help people sell and buy second-hand safely
20 November 2020
Citizens Advice has found that a staggering 96% of UK adults have bought something online since the country first went into lockdown in March.
19 November 2020
“Today’s financial update from Royal Mail makes clear that parcel delivery is now an essential service. As more people rely on deliveries, our research shows almost half of us (47%) have had a parcel delivery problem since lockdown first began in March. We need to ensure proper protections are in place across the sector so people get their deliveries securely.
16 November 2020
Almost half of British adults (47%) have had issues with parcel delivery since the country first went into lockdown in March, new research by Citizens Advice reveals.
13 November 2020
“When the single easy access rate was proposed in January, the FCA predicted it would save people £260 million a year. It’s vital the FCA keeps track of how much banks penalise savers just for staying loyal, and it should be ready to implement the single easy access rate when interest rates rise.
Citizens Advice has helped more than a quarter of a million people with Universal Credit since March
10 November 2020
Alongside the latest ONS employment and DWP data, Citizens Advice has released new figures showing it has supported more than a quarter of a million people with advice on Universal Credit since March.