There have been a number of changes to the benefits system. Are you claiming everything you’re entitled to? Here’s an overview of the changes: Universal Credit Universal Credit is a new type of benefit designed to support people who are on a low income or out of work. It will replace six existing benefits and…
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Some simple changes can make a big difference to your household budget. Swapping everyday products for cheaper alternatives or changing the way you buy / pay for things can all help. Switch to energy-saving light bulbs Energy-saving light bulbs last up to 10 times longer than ordinary bulbs, and don’t cost much more. Using one…
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This April, 95% of councils are likely to increase council tax bills – but there are ways you can get ready for any extra on your bill, and possibly pay less. To fund care for the elderly, councils have been given the power to add an extra 2% to the annual council tax bill. The…