Citizens Advice East Herts warns people of getting tied into subscriptions Citizens Advice East Herts is warning people about getting stuck with subscriptions after new research reveals people are wasting hundreds of pounds on them when they’re no longer wanted. Analysis of 500 cases reported to the Citizens Advice consumer service between June […]
People who don’t think they can pay their debts are being given thousand of pounds of credit they haven’t asked for, Citizens Advice warns today. Fresh evidence from the charity suggests that 6 million people have had their credit limit increased in the last year without their consent – and 32% of those showing signs […]
We are really pleased to be supporting the Hertford Community Support Day on Saturday 2 December. Come along and see us and may other great support organisations
Press Release: Research shows mental health professionals are fighting fires, rather than delivering treatment
New research published today has found that mental health professionals are being forced to deal with patients’ wider problems rather than treating their illness, as more and more of them struggle with issues such as debt and benefits. A report by the Money and Mental Health Institute reveals mental health professionals – including psychiatrists and […]
Please note that our AGM will take place on Wednesday 22 November 7.30pm at Ware Priory. Invitations will be sent out soon.
Citizens Advice has this morning responded to Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke’s speech at Conservative Party Conference, where he pledged to push ahead with the roll-out of Universal Credit. The Minister announced he will introduce refreshed guidance that ensures an advance payment will be offered up front to anyone who needs […]
Universal Credit expansion is ‘a disaster waiting to happen’ says Citizens Advice. Citizens Advice is warning that the expansion of Universal Credit is ‘a disaster waiting to happen’, as as new findings show it is pushing people further into debt. The charity says that the government’s plans to accelerate roll-out of the benefit from five […]
Credit card firms pushing people into long term debt, warns Citizens Advice Charity publishes major new report examining consumer borrowing and long term consumer debt problems in Britain. Major new research by Citizens Advice finds that nearly 1 in 5 people struggling with debts has had their credit card limit raised without them requesting it […]
Press release Broadband customers at risk of being short-changed out of £52m in compensation Citizens Advice is calling on the telecoms regulator Ofcom to keep its proposed automatic compensation scheme mandatory People with broadband and landline telephone service problems are likely to be at least £52 million worse off under a compensation scheme proposed by […]
Our current campaign is to remind clients who receive housing benefit and/or council tax support the importance of keeping key documents as well as notifying the Council in writing if their income has changed.