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Our press releases highlight issues that are of concern for our clients and our network.

Citizens Advice responds to British Gas price rise

01 August 2017

Citizens Advice has responded to British Gas announcing that it will raise the price of its annual dual fuel standard variable tariff by 7.3%, with electricity bills rising by 12.5%, from 15 September.

Citizens Advice responds to Supreme Court ruling on Employment Tribunal fees

26 July 2017

Citizens Advice has responded to the Supreme Court’s ruling this morning that fees for Employment Tribunals are unlawful. The national charity called on government to act swiftly to suspend the fees system and ensure all of those who are out of pocket after paying fees get their money back.

Citizens Advice responds to CMA care home investigation update

14 June 2017

Citizens Advice has welcomed the initial findings from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the care homes market and called for stronger consumer protections to be considered where existing rules are not providing the right cover.

10 things employers say to mislead workers about their rights

14 June 2017

Asking people to go self-employed to keep their jobs, telling agency staff they don’t get sick pay and suggesting pregnant staff cut their hours are among the things some employers say to try and find ways around workers’ rights, Citizens Advice can reveal.

UAT (Release)