New Citizens Advice Office For Bodmin Opens for Business

Citizens Advice Cornwall has a new home in Bodmin. After several months in temporary accommodation at Shire House, the new offices at 19G Normandy Way, have officially opened by Bodmin’s Mayor, Cllr Sara Kinsman. The smart, new premises mean that Citizens Advice can once again offer public drop-in services as well as an appointments system. Citizens Advice Cornwall chief executive, Neil C...
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Job Vacancy – Debt Advice – Caseworker Camborne Base

Fixed term contract ending on 31st March 2018 although an extension may be available subject to funding. Salary: £22,000 pa full time, 37 hours per week or two posts at 18.5 hours per week each at £22,000 pro rata. Citizens Advice Cornwall are looking for a positive and professional Debt Advice Caseworker to work as part of a small team covering the full range of debt work throughout Cornwal...
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Beat the Scammers! Citizens Advice and Barclays Launch Workshops to Help People Fight Back

Scammers’ tricks of the trade will be revealed by Citizens Advice and high street bank, Barclays at a new series of public workshops in Devon and Cornwall. The events are open to everyone and aimed at combatting the increasing menace of frauds and scams during National Scams Month. Scammers can strike at any time, from cold-calling people with a fake investment opportunity to posting online ...
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Office Changes

Citizens Advice Cornwall is making changes to the way some of our offices operate. The new Citizens Advice Bodmin office is now open at 19G Normandy Way PL31 1RB and will hold public drop-in sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 12.30pm. In Camborne, the drop-in service is temporarily closed while volunteer recruitment and training takes place and the Torpoint outreach service will...
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10 Things Employers Say to Mislead People About Their Rights

Asking people to become self-employed if they want to keep their jobs or telling agency staff they don’t have a legal right to sick pay are just some of the things employers say to find ways around people’s rights at work, Citizens Advice Cornwall can reveal. The charity has identified 10 common things that some employers say to try and mislead people about their rights. In the 12 months to ...
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St Austell Citizens Advice

The Citizens Advice Cornwall office in St Austell will be closed for drop-in sessions on Wednesday 28 June and will re-open again on Monday 3 July from 10am to 12.15pm as usual. The nearest Citizens Advice offices are at Truro Library, Union Place, Truro TR1 1EP Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.30am to 11am.
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Workers denied their right to paid holiday, says Citizens Advice Cornwall

Citizens Advice Cornwall helped 74 people with issues related to paid holiday between April 2016 and March 2017. This is an increase on the previous year when the charity helped 66 clients. Nationwide research by Citizens Advice recently found that half of people on zero hours contracts, and 2-in-5 people on temporary contracts wrongly believe they are not entitled to paid holidays. It also ...
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Lady Mary Holborow

It is with great sadness that Citizens Advice Cornwall learnt of the death of our Patron, Lady Mary Holborow, who died at the weekend. She was a committed supporter and advocate of Citizens Advice and took an active interest in the charity's development over many years. She will be missed by staff and volunteers alike. Citizens Advice Cornwall would like to send condolences to her family ...
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