News List

Please see below for comments and analysis to case studies relating the Bolton CAB and the service we provide.

News listings below.

Easter - Service Closure
Easter - Service Closure

Please note, Citizens Advice Bolton will be closed on 14th and 17th April. Services reopen as normal on Tuesday 18th April at 10am.

12 Apr 2017

Job Vacancy - Extended Deadline
Job Vacancy - Extended Deadline

We have extended the application closing date for our Customer Relations Officer vacancy.

3 Apr 2017

Volunteers Wanted
Volunteers Wanted

We are continually seeking additional volunteer support to help us deliver our services. If you are would like to give something back to your local community, then get in touch.

12 Mar 2017

Join the Citizens Advice Bolton team!
Join the Citizens Advice Bolton team!

We are currently have a vacancy for a full-time Customer Relations Officer.

12 Mar 2017

Problems with HMRC phone lines
Problems with HMRC phone lines

Citizens Advice Bolton has said long phone queues to speak to HMRC means some people could face fines for late tax returns or receive over or underpayments for tax credits.

10 Sep 2015

Financial abuse is "going under the radar"
Financial abuse is "going under the radar"

Citizens Advice Bolton is today highlighting the findings of national Citizens Advice’s research, that reveals just 2 in 5 people are aware domestic abuse can include a financial element.

2 Jul 2015

Scams Awareness Month
Scams Awareness Month

Citizens Advice Bolton helped tackle hundreds of cases last year where local people had been targeted by scams and conmen, according to new figures released today.

1 Jul 2015

Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Opportunities

Citizens Advice Bolton is looking for people who are looking to volunteer within the CAB - with a variety of opportunities available, we are sure we have something to meet your needs.

31 Mar 2015

Become a Trustee
Become a Trustee

We are used to solving people’s problems but can you help solve ours?

23 Mar 2015

Hate Crime Reporting Centre
Hate Crime Reporting Centre

Staff at Citizens Advice Bolton are to be trained in how to spot when a client has been a victim of Hate Crime.

28 Jan 2015

Cut hundreds from energy costs with Big Energy Saving Week
Cut hundreds from energy costs with Big Energy Saving Week

Bolton and District Citizens Advice Bureau (Bolton CAB) will be out and about helping people to cut hundreds of pounds from their energy bills during next week’s Big Energy Saving Week.

14 Oct 2014

Energy top-ups are ‘stuck in the dark ages’
Energy top-ups are ‘stuck in the dark ages’

Fair play for prepay – Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau launches new energy campaign. Richard Wilkinson, manager of Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau has described the service prepayment energy customer get as ‘stuck in the dark ages’.

23 Sep 2014

Domestic abuse of any kind must not stay “hidden behind closed doors”
Domestic abuse of any kind must not stay “hidden behind closed doors”

Citizens Advice has highlighted that people face an “unseen battle” to come forward about hidden abuse.

17 Sep 2014

New AdviceLine Number
New AdviceLine Number

Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau is happy to announce a new, cheaper telephone number which clients can call for advice.

12 Sep 2014

Parents find school uniforms more costly this year than last
Parents find school uniforms more costly this year than last

New findings from Citizens Advice on the cost of sending a child to school find that parents are spending hundreds on school uniforms. A quarter of parents will spend £100 - £150, the most common cost found amongst those surveyed.

1 Sep 2014

MP supports free advice at Bolton CAB to continue
MP supports free advice at Bolton CAB to continue

Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau was pleased to welcome Yasmin Qureshi – MP for Bolton South East last week.

27 Aug 2014

Rail fare price hikes add to workers’ costs
Rail fare price hikes add to workers’ costs

A 3.5 per cent rise in rail fares will put extra pressure on people trying to make their wages stretch, Citizens Advice has warned.

20 Aug 2014

CAB presence increased at Horwich Resource Centre
CAB presence increased at Horwich Resource Centre

Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau is proud to announce that its presence has been increased from one session every two weeks to one session every week.

3 Aug 2014

Cancellation fees “punishment” for switching broadband suppliers
Cancellation fees “punishment” for switching broadband suppliers

People who stand up to costly broadband cancellation charges are seeing their fees passed to debt collectors, finds Citizens Advice and Citizens Advice Scotland.

1 Aug 2014

Employment tribunal costs ‘putting people off’ valid claims
Employment tribunal costs ‘putting people off’ valid claims

Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau raises concerns that employers are getting away with not paying wages or holiday pay.

30 Jul 2014

Three more payday loan adverts banned
Three more payday loan adverts banned

Three payday loan adverts have been banned today by the Advertising Standards Authority following a complaint from Citizens Advice - our national organisation earlier this year.

30 Jul 2014

Tax Credit Renewal
Tax Credit Renewal

Hundreds of thousands of people have a week to renew their tax credits or face losing the payments HMRC have warded.

25 Jul 2014

Social Media Access Channel
Social Media Access Channel

Clients can now use Social Media to speak to Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau making it easier for clients to access advice.

15 Jul 2014

Skype Outreach Launched
Skype Outreach Launched

Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau, in partnership with Bolton Council, are set to launch an innovative new venture aimed at increasing customer access to their services throughout the borough. This exciting development is part of the Modernising Advice Services Project (MAPP), funded by the Big Lottery.

19 Jun 2014