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

Half a million disabled people could lose out under universal credit

16 October 2012

Up to half a million (450,000 ) disabled people and their families will be worse off under Universal Credit if current plans go ahead, finds an inquiry led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and supported by The Children’s Society, Citizens Advice and Disability Rights UK.

Big Energy Saving Week can help Economy 7 customers get a better deal

10 October 2012

Consumer Focus has found that many energy customers on Economy 7 or other ‘Time of Use’ tariffs, could be paying more than they need to for their energy. Citizens Advice can help these customers get a better deal through Big Energy Saving Week (22-27 October 2012).

Over £55 million spent on dodgy used cars

28 August 2012

Citizens Advice is warning consumers to be on the lookout for problem motors after dodgy used cars bought from independent dealers topped the list of the ten most complained about consumer issues between April and June of this year.

Big Energy Saving Week: 22-27 October

24 August 2012

Citizens Advice is running Big Energy Saving Week (22-27 October 2012) - a national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.