From Wednesday 25 November Citizens Advice will highlight its Talk About Abuse campaign to coincide with the United Nations 16 Days of Action to end violence against women and girls. Official UK figures for 2013-14 show an estimated 1.4 million female victims of domestic violence. Our campaign, which also draws attention to male victims, encourages people to look for signs of domestic […]
Citizens Advice Reigate & Banstead is helping promote an NHS survey on community health services in Surrey. The idea is to use people’s opinions and experience to improve vital community services such as health visitors, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, school nurses, district nurses and many others. You can complete the survey online now at Improving Community Services in Surrey Community […]
Citizens Advice played a full part in the first ever Bank of England Open Forum. CA Reigate & Banstead research and campaigns won a place in the public ballot and national chief executive Gillian Guy contributed to a panel debate. Among the main speakers were the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Mark Carney, […]
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Citizens Advice is promoting National Consumer Week in partnership with Trading Standards and the government to raise awareness of Consumer Rights Act 2015. We want everyone to know their new rights. Consumer Rights Act 2015 makes existing rights simpler and clearer, including the rights: to clear and honest information before you buy to get what you pay for to goods and digital […]
Louise Tennuci, one of our volunteers, is leading a project in the bureau to make life easier for those of our citizens who qualify for parking badges. Louise says “I have volunteered at the Bureau since January 2012. I am a member of the Research and Campaigns Team which aims to highlight the problems and […]
Since 2013 anyone who has needed to make a claim in the Employment Tribunal has had to pay a fee and another much higher fee to have their claim actually listed for a hearing. The result has been a very large (70%) fall in the number of applicants. Responding to wide concern about this the House of […]
The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) has announced a new pilot service with HMRC to make tax information accessible to Deaf people (BSL). For Deaf customers, who can handle their own affairs but cannot speak to HMRC directly, can now via a webcam use video relay with a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. The interpreter […]