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Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:12

Citizens Advice Charnwood exposes 10 things employers say to mislead people about their rights

Asking people to become self-employed if they want to keep their jobs or telling agency staff they don't have a legal right to sick pay are just some of the things employers say to find ways around people's rights at work, Citizens Advice Charnwood can reveal.The national charity has identified 10 common.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 16:23

Rotary praised for Citizens Advice aid

Citizens Advice Charnwood welcomed Shepshed Charnwood Rotarian Paul Miles to thank the club for its recent charity donation.
Though supported by Charnwood Borough Council and Leicestershire County Council, Citizens Advice Charnwood is a charity and depends heavily on receiving funding from public donations... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:15

Changes which may affect your household finances this year

PRESS RELEASE

Citizens Advice Charnwood highlights changes which may affect your household finances this year

April marked the start of the new financial year, and new rates for wages, benefits and tax came into force along with changes to pensions and savings.

Now the charity is encouraging people to see.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:08

'Things came to a head when she phoned for £2k for US scammers'

By Ciaranfagan | LEICESTER MERCURY Posted: August 02, 2016

Scammers approach people by phone, post and online.
An anti-scam campaigner has spoken frankly about how his elderly mother fell victim to a series of frauds.
John, a volunteer at Citizens' Advice Charnwood, spoke out as a warning to others after.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2016 12:21

CAB assists more than 350 people through its Shepshed service

Loughborough Echo

More than 350 people have been helped by the Citizens Advice Bureau in Shepshed - with 35 per cent of concerns relating to benefits.
A report by Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau was prepared for Shepshed's Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday May 18.
The service offers free and independent.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:16

£1m milestone for CAB service

Loughborough Echo 27.4.2016
by Matt Jarram

An Information, debt and advice service has managed to record financial outcomes of more than £1m for its clients over the last year.

Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), based in Woodgate, Loughborough, is an independent charity offering free, confidential,.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:59

CAB surgeries planned for doctors' patients

Loughborough Echo 13/4/2016
By Matt Jarram

Citizens Advice Bureau officers are working with the public inside five local doctors' surgeries as part of a ground-breaking project.
Doctors are referring patients to the service after an appointment, which aims to help them battle problems with housing and benefits.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:52

CAB issues appeal for more volunteers (Loughborough Echo 11.2.16)

CAB issues appeal for more volunteers

YOUR Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB) needs you! Shepshed is looking to recruit more volunteers to run its Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB). The CAB is located in the Charnwood Road Community Centre. They offer people free independent advice and no appointment is necessary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2015 13:27

Is this the big clothing rip off?

Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau
PRESS RELEASE

Citizens Advice Bureaux across Leicestershire have received reports from people who have felt conned by companies offering to buy their unwanted clothes.

Ann Bates, Consumer Information Gathering Project Officer with the CAB, explained they've received several.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:59

CAB volunteers are praised for their contribution - Loughborough Echo

Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau in Loughborough celebrated the contribution that volunteers and staff have been making to the local community for 75years. The event was geared around the 1940s. Jo Freeman, fund-raising assistant at the Charnwood CAB in Woodgate said 'we had a fantastic time celebrating.. Read More »

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