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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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    Dealing With Troublesome Neighbours

    Dealing with noisy neighbours

    Noisy neighbours can make life pretty miserable for those around them. Most of us can put up with racket from the occasional party or gathering but when the noise happens frequently then it can really grind you down. You might be annoyed by music, television or voices being audible and interrupting your enjoyment of some

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    What Is A Debt Relief Order

    Options for getting out of debt

    Being in debt can feel like you’re stuck in a deep hole with no means of climbing out. Burying you head in the sand will only make the situation worse, so if you are feeling overwhelmed by financial worry read on to discover some of the options that may be available to you. There are

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    Are Supermarket Loyalty Points Worth It

    Are Supermarket Loyalty Points Worth It

    The supermarket giants go to great lengths to secure and keep our business. And the explosion of loyalty cards onto the market in the mid-1990s started a revolution in their battle for customers with repercussions that remain with us today. Loyalty cards have spawned loyalty credit cards; the wealth of consumer data yielded by all

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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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