The Consumer Council is trying to encourage consumers, especially those with families, to be aware of, and budget for, the price of snacks and beverages on flights, especially because price differences can be as much as 75%. To read the article in full, please go to http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/.
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 […]
One in four NI consumers worried about the cost of food! A recent press release issued by The Consumer Council reports: “Nearly a quarter of consumers in NI are worried about the cost of their food and grocery shopping …..” “This perhaps reflects the fact that food prices have climbed at their fastest rate in […]
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Dec) learned that electricity supplier Open Electric, has stopped trading and their licence to supply electricity has been revoked by the Utility Regulator as of Sunday 18 December 2016.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, […]
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 […]
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 […]