News

Welcome to the Citizens Advice Charnwood newsroom.

In a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, we were still there to help people find a way forward

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:58

For our previous 80 years as a service, the main way people have come to us for one-to-one advice has been in person. But, with 2020 and our 81st year came the pandemic. We went from working together and... Read More »

Housing

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:28

Citizens Advice latest research shows half a million private renters in the UK are behind on their rent, with protections against eviction due to expire this weekend we've called on the government to act... Read More »

Update on services

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:00

For immediate release

Citizens Advice Charnwood announces an update to its services

In September we reopened for face to face appointments but due to further government guidance to work from home, we have... Read More »

Press release from Citizens Advice - help for renters worried about eviction

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:14

17 September 2020

The ban on evictions comes to an end this weekend, and new figures from Citizens Advice suggest that concern is building amongst renters about the possibility of losing their home.

Future changes to your local Citizens Advice service

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 12:07

For immediate release

Citizens Advice Charnwood announces future changes to its services

Citizens Advice Charnwood has been running an emergency phone advice line only since the Covid-19 lockdown. From ... Read More »

Over 1,000 tenants have had to seek help from Citizens Advice nationally for unlawful eviction in the last 3 months

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:48

The number of people coming to Citizens Advice for help due to illegal eviction between March and June more than doubled in comparison to the same period last year — despite the eviction ban. We... Read More »

Citizens Advice helping one person every two minutes with a redundancy issue

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 16:02

Recent ONS employment figures indicate that the number of workers on UK payrolls fell by more than 600,000 in March and April, and there are fears that job losses will accelerate as the government's job... Read More »

A third of people in the East Midlands targeted by a scammer since lockdown began

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 12:45

One in 3 people[39%] intheEast Midlands have been the target of a scam since lockdown came into effect across the country, finds Citizens Advice

Over half ofpeople[58%]are worried someone they know will... Read More »

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