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Benefits you may be entitled to

  • Are You Getting The Right Entitlements

    Are You Getting The Right Entitlements

    Do you know about all of the benefits you could be entitled to if you are on a low income? Despite the ‘Universal Credit’ system giving the impression that all benefits are rolled into one this is not the case. It replaces only Income-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance and Income Related Employment and Support Allowances, Income

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    Council Tax Reduction Scheme

    Council Tax Reduction Scheme

    If you live in England and are on a low income, your local authority might be able to help you pay your council tax. These Council Tax Reduction Schemes, sometimes known as Council Tax Support, have been running since April 2013, and replace the old Council Tax Benefit. Different criteria The amount of financial help

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    Tips If You Are Facing Eviction

    Tips If You Are Facing Eviction

    Keeping a roof over our heads is paramount, one of our basic requirements, though one that can often be taken for granted. For varying reasons people can find that they are suddenly asked to leave or find out that they are to be evicted from their homes. The prospect of having nowhere to go is

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    Tax Credits for people in work

    Tax Credits for people in work

    Many people who work and are on a low income don’t realise that they still may be eligible to claim tax credits. Whether you are employed or self-employed you could still be eligible. The benefits depend on factors such as your circumstances, earnings and other monies coming into the household along with how many hours

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    Employment and Support Allowance

    Employment and Support Allowance

    Replacing Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is aimed at people who can’t work due to sickness or disability and who don’t receive statutory sick pay. As well as offering financial support for those unable to work, the benefit also helps people who want and are able to work. Work Capability Assessment In order

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    Speeding Fines - Know your Rights

    Speeding Fines – Know your Rights

    If you’ve been caught speeding by the police, or a speed camera, you may well be kicking yourself. But your energy would probably be better spent reading up in your rights. Speeding The issue of speeding is usually cut and dry – either you were going too fast or you weren’t. If you’ve been caught

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