“The Government needs to fix the underlying causes of people’s problems”

Wednesday 14th June 2017 With the outcome of the General Election now known, leading local advice charity Citizens Advice Exeter, is calling on the new Government to fix the underlying causes of people’s problems in five key areas Improve the benefits system for those who need it Almost half of all the issues the charity helped people with last year …

Fifth economic well-being survey launched

Monday 12th June 2017 Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, today launches its fifth economic well-being survey.   The survey, in partnership with the Express and Echo, Radio Exe, Exeter City Council and Exeter Chamber of Commerce, will highlight the current financial and employment situation in Exeter. It will help Citizens Advice Exeter to highlight trends with policy-makers and …

Citizens Advice Exeter marks national Volunteer Week

Thursday 1st June 2017 Leading local charity, Citizens Advice Exeter is saying a “big thank you” to their 100 volunteers. The contribution of the charity’s volunteers was recognised last year when they received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. At a time of continuing job insecurity and financial pressures, the invaluable contribution made by volunteers is needed more now than …

Citizens Advice Exeter to Walk for Justice

Wednesday 31st May 2017 A team of walkers from leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, is joining forces with the local legal profession and advice sector on Monday 5 June 2017 to take part in the Exeter Legal Walk. The Exeter Legal Walk celebrates the continued work of the legal profession and advice sector in protecting people’s rights and …

New faces at Citizens Advice Exeter

Monday 15th May 2017   Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, is delighted to announce that Anna Coltman and Gordon Richardson have joined their Board.   Anna currently works for Exeter-based South West Academic Health Science Network. Prior to this she worked at Nottingham City Council and for the Association of Directors of Economy, Environment, Planning and Transport. Gordon …

Citizens Advice Exeter scoops Exeter Living Award

Tuesday 11th April 2017 Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, has scooped a prestigious Exeter Living Award. The Awards, which took place at the Great Hall at the University of Exeter last week, celebrate the best of Exeter. Citizens Advice Exeter won in the charity category, sponsored by Wilkinson Grant & Co Property & Acquisition Agents. Dennis Mardon, Chairman …

Advice Column: Workplace disputes

Thursday 30th March 2017 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on workplace disputes.   I am having problems at work. My employer has called me a meeting to discuss this. I am worried. What should I do? If you’re unhappy about something that your employer has said …

Advice Column: Mobile phone contracts

Thursday 23rd March 2017 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on mobile phone contracts.   I recently signed a two year phone contract with a new network provider but the reception in my home is terrible. Is there any way I can get out of the contract, …

Citizens Advice Exeter awarded £25,000 through the Martin Lewis Fund

Tuesday 21st March 2017 Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, is celebrating being awarded £25,000 through the Martin Lewis Fund that will help make a real difference to local people’s lives. The funding award announced this week will help to deliver a project that will provide more tailored support to people living with long-term health conditions in new ways …

Advice Column: Debt and Money problems

Thursday 16th March 2017 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on debt and money problems.   “I was made redundant last month and I’ve already started to fall behind on my bills. I’m looking for work, but is there anything else I can do so I don’t …