West Oxfordshire CAB
West Oxfordshire CAB is made up of two CAB's , Witney CAB and Chipping Norton Please select a bureau from below for more information
Address: The Old Print House, Marlborough Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6DY
West Oxfordshire CAB (Witney)Click here for more information
Address: 31 High Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5AD
West Oxfordshire CAB (Chipping Norton)Click here for more information
Tax credits renewals - 31 July deadline
If you haven't received your renewal pack by 28 June, then contact the Tax Credits helpline on 0345 300 3900 (Textphone 0345 300 3909).
Consumer Helpline now cheaper 0345 number (even free to some)
You can now ring the consumer helpline (formerly Consumer Direct but now run by the Citizens Advice consumer service) within your 'inclusive minutes' on some contracts. The number is now an 0345 number.
Job Vacancies at West Oxon CAB
HMRC Centre of Excellence Project Support Officer & Cottsway Housing Association Advice Facilitator
Payday loan cap announced but consumers 'need more choice'
The FCA has now accepted the need for a cap on interest and charges for payday loans. After nearly two years of campaigning, charities like Citizens Advice are relieved but still have some concerns.
Fears over adequate pensions guidance in April 2015
As the Chancellor promises 'free and impartial' advice for people affected by the relaxation of pension rules next year, providers, advice-givers and MPs worry about the quality and adequacy of the advice - and where it will come from.
Pension guidance can “bridge gap” between working and retiring
Citizens Advice and Age UK may both be part of the new 'independent and impartial advice' being promised to people facing 'complex and personal choices at retirement'.
Payday lenders 'bombard' householders in debt
Mirror reports what it calls 'legal loan sharks' calling householders dozens of times a day to persuade them to take out a loan - typically £980, according to debt charity StepChange.
ESA is not "fit for work", say MPs
MPs denounce the disability benefits system as flawed and needing "fundamental redesign". Charity heads have echoed the Commons committee's findings - one said ESA was a "shambolic and hopeless system".