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Press Release: “Stop, report, talk: Be #scamaware” says Citizens Advice East Herts as it finds only 1 in 2 people report scams


57% of people in the East of England have been approached by a scammer in the last two years finds Citizens Advice East Herts. Worryingly, of those targeted, only 50% of people spoke to anyone about it. Under the slogan “Stop, report, talk: Be #scamaware” Citizens Advice East Herts is encouraging people to talk about […]

Press Release: Big Energy Saving Week Comes to East Herts


Big Energy Saving Week comes to East Herts Citizens Advice East Herts is helping local residents to save money on their energy bills this month as part of Big Energy Saving Week (January 21-27). New figures show that 20.7% of households in East Herts switched their energy supplier last year. Despite the introduction of a […]

Press Release: Buyers beware of being ripped off on online market places


Buyers need to beware as thousands of customers report being ripped off on online marketplaces, says Citizens Advice East Herts. More than 13,000 problems with purchases in England and Wales on online marketplaces were reported to the Citizens Advice consumer service last year. Online marketplaces – websites where traders and private individuals list and sell […]

Press Release: Watch out for legal and financial scams


People need to be on their guard against financial and legal scams following a rise in cases reported to the Citizens Advice consumer service. Citizens Advice East Herts is now showing people how to spot scams as it launches Scams Awareness Month. A total of 1200 financial and legal scams were reported to the consumer […]

Press Release: Citizens Advice helps thousands of people with mental health problems in Eastern region


Citizens Advice helps thousands of people with mental health problems in Eastern region The number of people in Eastern region with mental health problems who use Citizens Advice reached over 9,000 people last year. On average, people reporting mental health problems in Eastern region needed advice with 5 issues. A new survey from Citizens Advice […]

Press release: Citizens Advice East Herts warns people of getting tied into subscriptions


Citizens Advice East Herts warns people of getting tied into subscriptions   Citizens Advice East Herts is warning people about getting stuck with subscriptions after new research reveals people are wasting hundreds of pounds on them when they’re no longer wanted.   Analysis of 500 cases reported to the Citizens Advice consumer service between June […]