As a busy lone working parent doing it all on your own, you may not realise just how much financial assistance the Government actually provides. Working lone parents are entitled to a variety of benefits, many of which are easy to apply for. Our handy guide has been designed to help you discover what financial
Child tax credit
Returning to work after claiming benefits isn’t always easy If you’re thinking of going back to work after claiming benefits it can be a confusing time financially. Whether you’re a lone parent or in a relationship, it can be hard to work out exactly what you’ll be entitled to and if you’ll be better off.
Juggling a demanding job with a busy family life, it’s no wonder that many working mums and dads are simply too busy to check what they’re entitled to from the Government, but you could be eligible for more than you think. There are millions of pounds in potential Child Tax Credits unclaimed in the UK
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) have said they want to restructure the welfare benefit system to encourage going out to work and are in the process of bringing in three big changes. The welfare reform will affect a large proportion of benefit claimants. Welfare Reform benefit cap will be part of the changes