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Universal Credit- Changes from April 2024 that will affect you

This coming year most people who receive a means tested working age benefit, will be contacted by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Your current benefits will stop, and you will have to make a claim for Universal Credit. This is called “Managed Migration”.

Looking For Disability Benefit Advice?

Our Disability Benefit Support Team can offer a variety of specialist advice and support

Thinking of Taking in a Lodger?

If you are thinking about renting a room in your home, there are a number of important things to consider.

School Essentials Grant (previously Pupil Development Grant)

The School Essentials Grant will replace the Pupil Development Grant from 1 July 2023 for the 2023 to 2024 academic year. The eligibility criteria will remain the same. Grants of £125 per pupil or £200 per pupil for those starting year 7 will be available.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Are you a single person of State Pension Age, or a State Pension Age Couple? You could be missing out on £££ each week.

Even if you own your own home, have savings or a private pension you could qualify for an income top up

Energy Costs increase 1st October 2022

Don’t pay more than you have to! Take a meter reading now and send to your supplier to make sure you are billed at the correct price.