Roger Darlington - Chair, Essential Services Access Network

Consumers need a voice around the table but we should think carefully about how best to make it a reality

Hamse Yusuf, Policy Research Intern, Consumer and Public Services

Since the FCA stepped in to regulate payday loans, an increasing number of people have been turning to rent to own shops and getting into problem debt as a result. Our new research looks into what is causing those problems. What is rent to own? Rent to own companies sell household electronic items through expensive…

Kate Ashman, Project Manager at Manchester Citizens Advice

Manchester Citizens Advice’s experiences of designing and piloting a service to support people living in cold homes

Marzena Lipman, Policy Manager

The blog examines potential implications of Brexit on the UK consumer protection framework.

Katherine Gordon, Secretary of Citizens Advice Black Workers Group and Trustee of Citizens Advice Sandwell

The Citizens Advice Black Workers Group are launching a new project to record the history and contributions of BAME people at Citizens Advice.

Steve Emery, National BSL Strategy Coordinator

How vlogging has opened up online communication for the Deaf community

Afzal Rahman, Policy Researcher - Families, Welfare and Work team

New Citizens Advice research on the health and disability gap

Joe Lane, Policy Researcher

Unmanageable debt has an impact on beyond financial strain. It is closely related to poor mental health and can affect people’s attitudes, outlook, and behaviour.

Barry Macleod-Cullinane, Local Government Officer

Scams Awareness Month always proves to be one of the most high profile and popular campaigns that Citizens Advice runs annually. This July, Scams Awareness Month again has highlighted the harm done by scammers, what people can do to protect themselves and how to report scams. Yet, even as 2016’s Scams Awareness Month draws to…

Liz Coll, Policy Manager

Fairness and flexibility in personal data: consumers tell us what they want A new report out today puts forward new approaches and practical solutions for developing a fairer and more responsive data ecosystem.  Drawing directly from newly commissioned qualitative research with consumers, it looks at how they would like their data to be handled and managed,…