The Consumer Council have recently launched a campaign known as ‘True Cost’ aimed as those who may be in financial difficulties and as a result are finding it hard to make ends meet. They may be even struggling with existing debt. The @ConsumerCouncil can help with obtaining debt advice, borrowing money, understanding your household budget and shopping around for a better deal. For further information and help please visit

Additionally they have updated their webpage with the latest information about the coronavirus impact on: travel, home energy, shopping, food safety, retailers, scams, personal finances and more. Please see