Posted: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:02
CALM, Citizens Advice Local Movement, is a new scheme being launched by volunteers at Citizens Advice Charnwood. They say that anyone can experience problems at any time and that getting the right advice and support can stop problems getting worse and help people find a way forward.
Paula Tobin, Operations... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:12
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau
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 »