Citizens Advice today launched its new Scams Action project offering support to those who feel vulnerable to online scams. Funded through a donation from Martin Lewis, of ‘moneysavingexpert’ fame, this project will specifically support those hit by online scams. If you think that you have found an online scam, have […]
Citizens Advice launches national scams awareness campaign 2019
Scams are many and varied, with increasing complexity and sophistication. By arming people with the knowledge they need to recognise a scam, they can protect themselves and those around them, preventing harm in the first place.
We want consumers to
Today Coventry Citizens Advice has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit in Coventry. People will now be able to get support from the charity as they submit their Universal Credit application to get their first full payment. Help […]
January 21st 2019 is the first day of Big Energy Saving Week (BESW); a national campaign to promote getting a better deal on your energy bills through switching your supplier or your tariff to a cheaper deal. As in previous years, this campaign is a partnership between Citizens Advice, CA […]
National Consumer Week (NCW) is an annual campaign which aims to raise awareness of consumer issues, rights and resources available to help people when they need it. Every year the campaign covers a different topic, and this year our theme is online marketplaces, specifically focussing on those that sell goods.
Universal Credit Full Service (UCFS) began a phased roll out in Coventry on July 11th 2018. It has now been with us for three months and over 1,000 new claims have been taken. The initial roll out primarily affected those on ‘legacy’ benefits like Jobseekers Allowance, Income Support or ESA, who were […]
Universal Credit Full Service began a phased roll out in Coventry on July 11th. This has been billed, nationally, as the biggest welfare reform in 60 years. But there have been problems with roll out elsewhere and there are likely to be problems with roll out in Coventry. Universal Credit […]
June is National Scams Awareness Month and Coventry Citizens Advice wants you to get involved. Over £5bn is lost to consumers each year through mass-marketed scams alone; yet only 5% of scams are reported. We want you to report your experiences. If you want to find out more about local […]
Friday February 23rd is national Fuel Poverty Awareness Day. Co-ordinated with National Energy Action, Coventry Citizens Advice has been happy to support a week of fuel poverty prevention and relief activities across Coventry this week building up to the ‘nation’s biggest housewarming’ on the day itself. Each supporting agency is […]
The week beginning January 22nd is Big Energy Saving Week. This is a national campaign aimed at supporting you to find a way to save money on your energy bills. Coventry CA will be delivering outreach sessions at the Central Library and energy issue-related question and answer sessions through facebook…and […]