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On Your Behalf

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

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

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On Your Behalf

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

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Rank #1: Pensions, Wills and Caring

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Why did one woman's state pension go down after her husband died? Planning for the unexpected, why having an up to date will is so important especially if you have children with special needs. And the State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. Published this week it gives a snapshot of unpaid care in N Ireland which it estimates is worth £4.6 billion.

Nov 16 2019

41mins

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Rank #2: The Future of Social Security

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The State of Social Security as seen through the lens of independent benefits advisors is the main feature of On Your Behalf this week. Will their fears of falling off a welfare reform mitigations cliff edge be addressed? Will Westminster act in the absence of an executive? Will discretionary payments make a difference? Just some of the questions raised at this year’s Law Centre Conference and featured this week On Your Behalf

Nov 09 2019

41mins

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Rank #3: Payday Loans and Managing Debt

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With the recent demise of payday loan companies should we celebrate or commiserate? Waiting on pay from Airbnb - one listener's two month struggle to get paid and we're talking thousands. And Jimmy Hughes will be in studio discussing better ways of managing debt.

Nov 02 2019

39mins

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Rank #4: A David and Goliath story

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A Small Claims success story - most of us just moan to anyone who will listen and then give up. Not Declan. Flybe staff said his carryon luggage complied on the way out, but not on the way back, and charged him £50 but Declan stuck to his guns, and took Flybe all the way to the Small Claims Court.

Remember Bertie from Lisburn and his discovery that his pharmacy is now charging to deliver his prescriptions? Bertie doesn't qualify for any special consideration and we will hear from Andrea Begley of the RNIB what help there is for blind and partially sighted people. Why you still need a TV licence to watch television on a smart phone or tablet - and not a lot of students know that. And what does your European Health Insurance card entitle you to in Europe - for now at least.

Oct 26 2019

39mins

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Rank #5: Lifting The Lid on Public Toilets

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Is your childcare account working? Is your breakdown cover valid? Finding a loo.

Aug 17 2019

42mins

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