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Citizens Advice Ipswich celebrates National Social Prescribing Day

Citizens Advice Ipswich celebrates National Social Prescribing Day National Social Prescribing Day on Thursday 14 March is being marked by the three social prescribing teams based at Citizens Advice Ipswich. Connect for Health Ipswich, REACT and the Long Covid support teams will be enjoying chocolates and other goodies as a ...
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Citizens Advice responds to the Budget 2024

Citizens Advice responds to the Budget 2024 Responding to the Chancellor's Budget on March 6th 2024, Dame Clare Moriarty, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice, said: “Today the Chancellor supported people in the most dire situations by abolishing fees for Debt Relief Orders. These unaffordable fees have priced people out of ...
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Citizens Advice Ipswich braces itself for the Spring Budget announcement and its impact on clients

Citizens Advice Ipswich braces itself for the Spring Budget announcement and its impact on clients Citizens Advice Ipswich and other community support organisations are anxiously awaiting the Government’s Spring Budget set for 6 March to discover the future of the Household Support Fund which has supported thousands of households across ...
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Politicians ‘burying their heads in the sand’ as new research finds millions are in the red

Politicians ‘burying their heads in the sand’ as new research finds millions are in the red
  • Five million people in the red with an additional two million people cutting back their spending to unsafe levels in order to not slip into a negative budget
  • Soaring housing and energy costs ...
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Chair of Trustee Board

Make a difference - Chair of Trustees sought by Citizens Advice Ipswich Following the very sad death of our Chair, Cllr Sophie Meudec, we are looking for a strategically thinking, enthusiastic person with senior management experience and a passion for the voluntary sector to take on the role Chair of ...
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Citizen Advice Ipswich’s 49th AGM – Friday 27th October

Citizens Advice Ipswich will hold our 49th Annual General Meeting on Friday 27th October at 2:00pm. It's a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. Our president David Sheepshanks will be saying a few words to mark the occasion. Date: Friday 27th October 2023
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Citizens Advice Ipswich, Tower ...
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Citizens Advice Ipswich & Yorkshire Building Society

One of our advisers is available every Wednesday at Ipswich’s Yorkshire Building Society branch providing free, confidential and impartial advice to anyone who needs it. Find out more ⤵ ybs.co.uk/citizens-advice ...
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Mortgage holders face average shortfall of £150 a month as high interest rates bite

Increasing numbers of mortgage holders helped by Citizens Advice are unable to make ends meet as their essential costs soar and interest rate rises start to bite. Mortgage holders who’ve had detailed budgeting help as part of Citizens Advice’s debt advice process have gone from being one of the most ...
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Online shopping traps caught out 8.5 million people in the last year

Online shopping traps caught out 8.5 million people in the last year
  • Deceptive online retail tactics lead to 8.5 million people buying something they didn’t want, need or came to regret.
  • Two thirds of people affected by these online traps said it negatively impacted household finances (an estimated 5.6 ...
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Scams linked to parcel deliveries come top in 2023 in the East of England

  • Scams linked to Deliveries & Parcels, Banking and Investment Schemes (including Cryptocurrency) come top for 2023 in the East of England.
  • 40 million people targeted by scammers so far this year, with over 450,000 people targeted in our region.
Parcel delivery scams are by far the most common ...
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