Tag Archives: Consumer Council

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Dec) learned that electricity supplier Open Electric, has stopped trading and their licence to supply electricity has been revoked by the Utility Regulator as of Sunday 18 December 2016.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 […]

Consumer Council Advice for Online Shopping

18 Dec
Consumer Council Advice for Online Shopping

With a third of online retailers applying delivery restrictions to Northern Ireland (NI), the Consumer Council is providing some timely delivery tips to avoid any empty Christmas stockings. Kellin McCloskey, Head of Postal Services at the Consumer Council said “Online shopping is an increasingly popular way for consumers to do their Christmas shopping. With almost […]

Consumer Council Advice for Online Shopping @ Christmas

09 Dec
Consumer Council Advice for Online Shopping @ Christmas

Consumer Council Advice for Online Shopping: with a third of online retailers applying delivery restrictions to Northern Ireland (NI), the Consumer Council is providing some timely delivery tips to avoid any empty Christmas stockings. Kellin McCloskey, Head of Postal Services at the Consumer Council, said “Online shopping is an increasingly popular way for consumers to […]