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Useful Links & Leaflets

Visit this section for links to other local sources of help and information. 

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have replaced the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  They are the independent bodies that regulates the financial services industry in the UK.  They have a wide range of rule making, investigatory and enforcement powers in order to meet their objectives.

The Financial Ombudsman Service

This service is the official independent expert in settling complaints between consumers and businesses providing financial services.  Its their job to sort out individuals complaints that consumers and financial business haven't been able to resolve themselves.

 http://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/

The Joseph Rowntree Trusts

The JRT produce research reports on a wide range of issues.  Their aim is to identify the causes of poverty and injustice, to support communities where people can thrive and respond to the challenges of an ageing society.

http://www.josephrowntree.org.uk/

Seeking Work

Warrington Housing Association have a comprehensive page on their website for those who may be seeking work.

Follow the link for further information

http://www.wha.org.uk/article.asp?id=143&realCat=215&style=orange

Shelter

The Housing Plus charity for the homeless. Their website includes plenty of information on debts, rent and mortage. The site also includes useful information on how to check if your tenancy deposit is protected.

www.shelter.org.uk

Smarterbuys

Smarterbuys is a discount deal scheme to help you buy essential home items, such as fridges and freezers, furniture and electrical products at discount prices.  Smarterbuys aims to offer a credible alternative to high interest cards, pay day loans, weekly payment stores and loan sharks who charge high interest rates.  They do this by offering customers a 'smart buy' of the month at discount prices with different options of payment.

For more details on the scheme contact their website

Smarterbuys

The World Council of Credit Unions

Is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions.. The World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. Their international development programme has provided millions of poor and low income people access to an array of financial services through credit unions.

Since 1971, World Council has implemented more than 275 technical assistance programme to build safe and sound financial cooperatives in 71 countries throughout the world.

Use our link to find out more about their work 

World Council of Credit Unions

 


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