30 June 2011 - 10:35A new government scheme offering an alternative to bankruptcy for the least well off in Northern Ireland was introduced today.
06 June 2011 - 17:17Advice NI is very concerned about the impact of welfare cuts on vulnerable, low income households.
13 May 2011 - 10:50Following a recent hearing in the High Court in England last month that requires banks to proactively contact people who have been mis-sold Payment Protection...
10 May 2011 - 15:49Help with paying rates for 'people on low income' is primarily provided through application and assessment for Housing Benefit (for rates).
10 May 2011 - 13:43The Debt Action NI service has been ongoing since November 2009 and so far it has dealt with over 2500 clients with £44.9m of debt.
Advice NI warns that upward trend in debt is set to continue as average debt across Council areas soars
16 February 2011 - 09:30A report published by Advice NI, the independent advice network, highlights that over 1,640 clients with almost £28.7 million of debt and 5,090 debts sought...
04 January 2011 - 10:26Today local MLA Basil McCrea visited newly created offices for Lisburn's Debt Action NI service.
07 December 2010 - 14:47The success of Debt Action NI in Newry and Mourne was celebrated at an event held in Riverhouse, Newry on Wednesday 10th November.
30 November 2010 - 11:58Consumers are being warned not to give their credit card details out to cold callers following reports of a computer-related phone scam.
23 September 2010 - 10:51With the imminent announcements about the Government's spending review, predicted job losses and already record increases in Northern Ireland's unemployment...
22 September 2010 - 17:09As part of National Consumer Week 2010, The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment's Trading Standards Service has issued advice on how shop safely...
22 September 2010 - 17:00The Northern Ireland Trading Standards Service has launched a campaign to make people aware of their rights when buying a used car from a dealer.