What is benefit fraud? Most people claiming benefits are honest and claim only the amount of money they are entitled to. However, there are a few who intentionally withhold information so that they can receive more money from the government. These people are committing benefit fraud – an issue that cost the UK taxpayer an
The country as a whole might be over the worst of the economic crisis, but that doesn’t mean that everyone has money to spare. For lots of families it can still be hard to balance the monthly figures. The biggest regular expense for most households is their mortgage, which can put a strain on finances.
When you’re off work or need to reduce your hours due to sickness or disability, you don’t want to be having to worry about money. There are a range of benefits you could be entitled to that will help you through this period. There isn’t just one health related benefit and what you are eligible
Whether you’re looking to make a large expensive purchase or want to pay off a few smaller debts creating just one payment, a loan may be the right solution for you. Here are some facts about loans and borrowing money. Can I apply for a loan? If you are over the age of 18, have
Recent changes in the rules regarding eligibility for Job Seekers Allowance have thrown many recipients into disarray. The ensuing confusion over who must do what and when has resulted in many recipients being sanctioned, which basically means their benefits have been stopped. Sanctions are designed to help job seekers focus on actively seeking work, and
If you are planning a major purchase, such as home improvements, a new car, or even want to consolidate existing debt, you might want a loan and choosing the right loan for you can be difficult. A personal loan gives you a set amount of money, usually from £1,000 to £25,000, which must be repaid