News

Welcome to the Citizens Advice Charnwood newsroom.

Budgeting advice as bills go up

Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 12:19

"I keep seeing on the news that my bills could be going up soon. It's making me really worried, especially as I spent more on Christmas than I should have done. How can I get my spending habits back on... Read More »

What happens if your energy supplier goes bust & some energy saving tips

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 16:47

Energy prices have risen and suppliers are going out of business. Citizens Advice Charnwood offers tips on what you should do and how to save on your energy bills.

What happens if your energy supplier goes... Read More »

Important changes to your Post Office card account

Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 18:40

The contract we have with Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for Post Office card account will cease in November 2022. For HMRC customers there will be no further tax credits or child benefit payments... Read More »

Start thinking about ways to reduce energy usage

Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:22

It is a good idea to start thinking about ways to reduce your energy bills now advise Citizens Advice Charnwood. Rising energy bills could lead to a perfect storm of debt for families.
15 million households... Read More »

Keep Universal Credit lifeline urges Citizens Advice Charnwood

Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 12:20

'Keep Universal Credit lifeline' urges Citizens Advice Charnwood

  • Benefits cut of £20-a-week set to hit 1 in 10 working age people in Charnwood.
  • Local charity warns of increased debt and hardship if... Read More »

Rising energy bills could lead to a perfect storm of debt for families

Posted: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 11:55

PRESS RELEASE 18/08/2021

Rising energy bills could lead to a perfect storm of debt for families say Citizens Advice Charnwood

Ian Dennis, Chief Officer at Citizens Advice Charnwood warns "it is a good idea... Read More »

Be scam aware

Posted: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:49

PRESS RELEASE 14 June 2021


Citizens Advice Charnwood advise local people to be scam aware

78% of people across the East Midlands have been targeted by a scammer since January, new research by Citizens Advicehas... Read More »

thanks to our volunteers

Posted: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 14:37

PRESS RELEASE
2 June 2021

Citizens AdviceCharnwoodthanks its volunteers for their tireless support

Citizens Advice Charnwood has continued giving advice to those in need throughout the coronavirus pandemic... Read More »