Advice Column: Making a Will

Thursday 18th April 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on making a will Our circumstances recently changed and my spouse and I are considering re-writing our will. We had a leaflet through the door advertising will writing services which seemed quite reasonable. Is this method recommended? …

Advice Column: Household Bills

Thursday 11th April 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on price rises. I am a single parent, with two young children. I am struggling to stay on top of my household bills – I don’t know how I’m going to afford to pay for everything. What …

Advice Column: Payslips

Thursday 4th April 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column we focus on payslips. I’ve just got my first payslip from a new job, I’m slightly embarrassed to say I don’t understand what all the different sections refer to. How do I know what each means and if it’s correct? Congratulations …

Advice Column: Workplace Disputes

Thursday 28th March 2024 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 …

Volunteer Trustees Needed

                                            Citizens Advice Exeter and Citizens Advice Torbay are looking to further strengthen our Boards of Trustees Citizens Advice Exeter and Citizens Advice Torbay are separate and independent charities, with separate Boards of Trustees. For efficiency reasons we share …

Advice Column: Traders Going Bust

Thursday 21st March 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on when a trader goes bust.   I ordered a watch online with personalised engraving for my partner’s upcoming 40th birthday. The company has since gone out of business. I keep phoning and emailing them but can’t …

Advice Column: Council Tax

Thursday 14th March 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on Council Tax bills.   My council tax bill is coming out in March and I am dreading opening it as it always goes up. My income has stayed the same but everything else seems more expensive …

Advice Column: Nuisance Neighbours

Thursday 7th March 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column we focus on nuisance neighbours. I live in a rented property and a family has moved in to the house next door and is being a nuisance, yelling late at night over a loud television and leaving bin bags strewn over …

Advice Column: Debt Top Tips

Thursday 29th February 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on top tips for dealing with debt. With the new financial year starting in April, I thought that now would be a good time to try and get on top of my financial situation. I have some …

Advice Column: Dating Websites

Thursday 22nd February 2024 As part of the Citizens Advice Exeter and The Express and Echo weekly advice column this week we focus on dating website scams. I recently joined a dating website. I was contacted by a lovely man and we started to exchange messages. We now email every day, although we haven’t met in person yet. We had …