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Apply now for the warm home discount scheme!

Apply now for the warm home discount scheme! The warm home discount scheme could enable you to a discount of £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2015 to 2016! The money is a one-off discount which will come off your electricity bill usually between September and March which would obviously be a really helpful […]

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DWP makes shocking admission…

DWP makes shocking admission… But I think most of us knew this already… Labour have said the changes to Universal Credit for working people could cost 2m families £1,600 a year. The government has warned that almost 60,000 working people could lose out after impending changes to Universal Credit. The new benefits system is supposed […]

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Home Visit To Check Your Benefit Payment

Did you know, the Department of Work and Pension (DWP) can do a home visit to check your benefit payment? This is to check that your benefit payment is correct. The reason for this visit is to collect national statistics and help prevent fraudulent claims. For the tax year 2014 – 2015, £1.3 BILLION pounds […]

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Selling puppies whilst on benefits

Selling puppies whilst on benefits I have been asked this question and I am stuck with the answer… I received an email over the weekend from Louise saying; ”I want to start using my dog to breed and I will sell the puppies to make a little more money. I’m on benefits though and not […]

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Money Saving

Council Tax Benefit 2016

Are you looking for some advice on council tax benefit 2016? I have answered your frequently asked questions to help you understand Council tax benefit What is council tax benefit? Everyone has to pay council tax which is based on your property size, area etc. You may be entitled to council tax benefit which is […]

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Money Saving

Job Seeker Allowance Rules

Did you know your job seekers allowance (JSA) may be affected if you don’t follow the ‘rules’? I have explained the job seeker allowance rules to ensure you don’t end up having your benefits stopped. Will my partner moving in with me affect my JSA claim? If you get contribution based JSA then no, your […]

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