The last week of January is the busiest time for debt advice at Citizens Advice. Analysis of last year’s data revealed that on a single day, 29 January 2019, Citizens Advice offices helped 2,776 people with a debt problem- 24% above the daily average.
In 2017 and 2018, the busiest
The prescription form (FP10) now contains an option for ‘Universal Credit’.
Since the start of the UC roll-out, any UC customers wishing to claim free prescriptions had to complete the FP10 form by ticking the ‘Income Based Jobseekers Allowance’ option. However, from this week all new FP10 forms ordered
January 20th 2020 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,
As a Coventry charity enters into its 80th year, Coventry Citizens Advice has found a new Chair to lead the charge in supporting those in need across the city. Jayne Murphy, accepted the Chair position after a competitive recruitment process held earlier in the year and was formally voted into […]
Release Date: 3 December 2019 Coventry Citizens Advice wins prestigious national award for tackling food poverty. Coventry Citizens Advice has won a prestigious national award for their work in Coventry food banks. The Resilience project was developed in partnership with the Trussell Trust across a number of food banks within […]
In the last year, Citizens Advice consumer service has dealt with almost half a million consumer-related issues like faulty washing machines, undelivered parcels and fake designer goods. Over 50,000 of these were during November 2018, by far the busiest month for the consumer service. Black Friday and Cyber Monday mark […]
More people turning to Citizens Advice as the service marks its 80th year Coventry Citizens Advice reveals welfare benefits was its top local issue last year, with 8,931 people turning to its advisers for help. Citizens Advice is celebrating 80 years of service across England and Wales on 4 September […]
Welfare reform has meant changes for many people claiming benefits. The welfare benefit system is complicated. It’s easy for both claimants and officials to make mistakes that lead to serious problems and a loss of money. Advice Services in Coventry can provide FREE advice to help with these problems. Kate Algate, Chief […]
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 […]