Westminster residents are among the least likely to switch their energy provider, according to national research. And with many providers increasing their charges for 2017, it is always a good idea to check out your bill and see if you can save money. If you are on standard variable tariffs, you should try to lock […]
April Price Rises! Price rises are on the horizon… act now and save £££££! As we gingerly spring into Spring 2019, it’s time to put some spring into your finances! Note some of the important price rises from 1st April 2019. You can take action right now to save £££££’s! Energy prices will rise by […]
It’s never too early to learn how to manage your money wisely to prevent financial difficulties from hitting you later in life. That was the message for a group of thirty-nine 15-17 year olds at a workshop at Westminster Reference Library on 10 August, where Citizens Advice Westminster’s Financial Capability team addressed the topic of […]
When people find out I volunteer, they sometimes ask what I gain from it since I’m not getting paid. The answer is simple: there is nothing like the feeling of excitement mixed with nervousness you get before a workshop, because you’re wondering who will be there and what the group dynamic will be like.
The Wiser Money Advice Service at Citizens Advice Westminster has had a busy start to the year. So far it has held thirteen money management workshops around the borough. “At a time when the latest Bank of England money and credit statistics show an annual rise of around 10% in consumer credit to over £192 […]
Have you ever stopped to work out how much buying your lunch costs you each week? According to research, the average daily spending on lunch in London ranges between £3.53 and £6.60.This adds up to a whopping £812 to £1,518 for a 46-week working year! Imagine what preparing your lunch at home rather than eating […]
Low-Cost Lunch Challenge According to research conducted by iZettle, NPD, Visa Contactless, and Future Thinking, the average spending on lunch in London ranges between £3.53 and £6.60. This adds up to between £811.9 and £1,518 for a 46-week working year. Imagine what preparing your lunch at home rather than eating out every single day could […]