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Family law reforms – what’s changing?

Summary of changes to family law and introduction of the Family Court, from 22 April.

FCA takes over regulation of consumer credit firms

FCA replaces OFT and introduces new rules for payday lenders and debt management companies.

Acas helpline number changes

The Acas helpline and its Equality and Redundancy helpline numbers have changed.

Budget 2014

Summary of measures announced in the chancellor's budget of 19 March.

Better speech to text phone services

Text relay service for people who have trouble hearing or speaking when using the phone.

Is your mobile provider treating you fairly?

Consumer International's campaign for a fair deal for mobile phone users.

Domestic Violence – new measures introduced to protect victims

'Clare's Law' scheme allows people to find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence.

Same-sex couples weddings to take place from March

Same sex couples will have the right to get married, from 29 March.

Understanding your customers’ rights

Check whether your business complies with consumer law.

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