Tag Archives: Consumer Council

Consumer Council advice when buying second hand tickets!

26 Jul
Consumer Council advice when buying second hand tickets!

The Consumer Council is reminding consumers what they are entitled to when buying from secondary ticket sellers. This advice comes on the back of today’s findings from Which? that show almost a quarter of tickets are going on sale via secondary ticket websites. Which? also found that many websites were breaking consumer law by not […]

Consumer Council: Open Electric Ceases Trading – what to do

19 Dec
Consumer Council: Open Electric Ceases Trading - what to do

Open Electric Ceases Trading Consumer Council advises Open Electric Customers that their electricity supply is unaffected. The Consumer Council has today (18 Dec) learned that electricity supplier Open Electric, has stopped trading and their licence to supply electricity has been revoked by the Utility Regulator as of Sunday 18 December 2016. Commenting on the announcement, […]

Consumer Council: Don’t bag yourself a surprise shopping online this Christmas!

08 Dec
Consumer Council: Don’t bag yourself a surprise shopping online this Christmas!

With many of us venturing online to work our way through our Christmas lists, Consumer Council research has revealed that of those who shop online only a quarter check a website is safe before entering payment or personal details. Providing timely online shopping advice Philippa McKeown-Brown, Head of Consumer Empowerment and Protection at the Consumer […]

Consumer Council – A budget isn’t just for Christmas!

28 Nov
Consumer Council - A budget isn’t just for Christmas!

Get the gift of a handy budgeting tool to help you manage Christmas spending and plan for expenses in the year ahead- The Consumer Council is providing some timely Christmas budgeting advice as research shows almost a third of consumers (30%) are worried about their ability to make ends meet now, but even more consumers […]