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Citizens Advice responds to DWP review of pensions auto-enrolment

12 December 2016

Citizens Advice says it is good news that the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) review of auto-enrolment will look at how self-employed people can be helped to save for their retirement, as well as whether people with multiple low income jobs falling below the auto-enrolment threshold are missing out on the opportunity to save.

FCA review “opportunity” to protect more high cost credit customers

29 November 2016

Rent to own services, logbook loans and guarantor loans should be included in the FCA’s payday loan cap - and new rules introduced to provide added protections for customers including full checks to make sure people can afford to pay back what they have borrowed says Citizens Advice.

Time to think again on cuts to ESA, says Citizens Advice

17 November 2016

The government should consider pausing its planned cut to the Work Related Activity Group (WRAG) of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) until improved job support is in place, Citizens Advice has said today.