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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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Child maintenance and your ex

Child maintenance and your ex

Child maintenance can be a tricky issue to confront when you split up with a partner. But whatever the situation, both parents are legally responsible for the financial upbringing of their children, until they are at least 16 years old. Whether you’re going through a break up and don’t know where to start with child

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Coping financially after redundancy

Coping financially after redundancy

Redundancy leaves many scars in its wake; often the most pressing issue is how to cope with the sudden loss of income. Fear and panic can easily set in, as the implications of losing a precious salary overnight start to sink in. It’s vital not to allow your worries to cloud your judgement – keep

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Benefits for students on low incomes

Benefits for students on low incomes

While years of study can eventually have a positive impact on your family finances, at the time it can be a real struggle to get by on a student’s income. Whether you’ve already started your studies or are considering undertaking a course, you may be interested to know that there are some benefits you might

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