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Linda McAuley champions the cause of consumers in Northern Ireland, from welfare rights to health education and the law

Linda McAuley champions the cause of consumers in Northern Ireland, from welfare rights to health education and the law

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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

Description:

Linda McAuley champions the cause of consumers in Northern Ireland, from welfare rights to health education and the law

Language:

English


Episodes

PODCAST: Travel Vouchers, Insurance and Refunds Plus Mental Health and Workplace Rights

5/23/2020
Linda is joined by Paul Hatty of BIBA plus more labour questions with Mark McAllister.

Duration:00:40:58

On Your Behalf: Insurance, Mental Health and Workplace Rights

5/23/2020
Insurance, Age NI and the Labour Relations Agency answer Linda’s questions.

Duration:00:45:00

PODCAST: HMRC Self-Employment Support Scheme Problems, Rights for Returning to Work and Travel Refunds

5/16/2020
Linda is joined by Simon Calder, Martyn James and Mark McAllister

Duration:00:39:59

PODCAST: MOT automatic exemption certificates, More holiday refund questions and a look at scams

5/9/2020
Linda is joined by Jeremy Logan, Chief Supt Simon Walls and Damian Doherty

Duration:00:44:59

PODCAST: Priority list for home deliveries, helplines and travel refunds plus another Whirlpool recall

5/2/2020
Linda is joined by Patricia Doonan, Simon Calder, Clodagh Crowe and Malcolm Tarling

Duration:00:40:49

COVID-19: Priority home deliveries, helplines and travel refunds

5/2/2020
Linda McAuley is joined by Patricia Doonan from the Belfast Consumer Advice Centre to discuss what are your rights for refunds and returns online. Plus Travel Editor Simon Calder talks firms who fail to refund travel cancellations. Clodagh Crowe of NI Helplines on the toll Coivd-19 is having on our mental health and wellbeing and Malcolm Tarling of the ABI the Association of British Insurers on whether you can you claim on your travel insurance if you don't get a refund.

Duration:00:40:49

PODCAST: Covid-19 questions for Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey and John French of the Consumer Council

4/25/2020
Linda is joined by Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey, John French and Neil Irwin

Duration:00:39:41

PODCAST: Covid-19 helplines and refunds

4/18/2020
Linda is joined by her experts Kevin Higgins, Terry Maguire and Aodhan Connolly

Duration:00:52:50

PODCAST: What the law says regarding your rights and refunds due to COVID-19

4/11/2020
Linda McAuley answers more of your COVID-19 related consumer questions

Duration:00:52:47

Covid-19 and Your Consumer Rights

4/4/2020
Linda speaks with experts James Jones, Phil Megarry, Tony Neate and Richard Williams

Duration:00:53:35

Podcast: Benefits, Self Employment Help and Travel Queries

3/28/2020
Covid- 19 and its impact on life as we know it -benefits, self employment help and travel

Duration:00:37:53

Podcast: Carers, Food, Benefits, and Travel

3/21/2020
The impact on food supplies, benefits claims, carers, travel insurance and helplines.

Duration:00:41:11

Podcast: Coronavirus Travel and Employment Rights

3/14/2020
Is it too late to get travel insurance? Employment rights if schools are closed?

Duration:00:39:39

Podcast: Coronavirus, Flybe and the Consumer Parliament

3/7/2020
Travel advice during the Coronavirus outbreak. The latest on Flybe and at the Consumer Parliament we discussed how Norther Ireland compares with the rest of the UK?

Duration:00:40:46

Coronavirus Outbreak, Overgrown Trees, Marriage Allowance

2/29/2020
Travelling with coronavirus outbreak, Dense trees overgrown, Marriage Tax break

Duration:00:41:11

MOT Tests

2/22/2020
MOT tests in Northern Ireland - Is there an end in sight

Duration:00:10:36

Cruises and Coronavirus, MOT tests, and Travel Insurance

2/22/2020
Travel with the Coronavirus outbreak, future of MOT testing and claiming travel insurance

Duration:00:40:32

Housing Debt and Childcare Costs plus Whirlpool tumble dryers and washing machines recall

2/15/2020
Whirlpool tumble dryers recall 5 years on, why does this story keep rolling on? A young man who was spiralling into debt gets advice from Housing Rights and Denise Callaghan of Housing Rights is in the studio to answer your questions. Getting help with childcare costs from Employers for Childcare. Plus, a listener wants to know, now we've left the European Union, which arrivals channel queue do you join in the airport?

Duration:00:39:46

NI Helplines Awareness

2/8/2020
This week we're focussing on the help that's out there - Whether its parenting or Caring Financial benefits or bereavement, Eating Disorders, Autism or Lifeline. Talking to some one on a helpline gives you space to talk, space to feel and space to be heard. What happens when you dial the BBC Action Line? Plus a few more consumer issues - Whirlpool appliances are back in the news again with more machines affected and how the Labour Relations Agency can help employers at both ends of the...

Duration:00:40:56

What will Brexit mean for Northern Ireland?

2/1/2020
A few hours ago the UK officially left the European Union. What will it mean for Northern Ireland and will your consumer rights change? We will try to answer all your Brexit questions - from Green Cards to Mobile phones, flights to pets! We've gathered a crack panel of Brexit experts to guide us through the morass. We will hear from Annmarie O'Kane from the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Professor Deirdre Heenan from Ulster University and Professor David Phinnemore from Queens University,...

Duration:00:41:42