It has recently been reported that UK jobcentres reporting a rise of 126% in claimants since the start of lockdown and job vacancies are at a record low. People living with cancer are not only facing the effects of the declining economy, but may also fall victim to financial
With just one month to go until the end of the eviction ban (23 August), Citizens Advice is warning it has seen a huge surge in private renters worried about arrears. The charity believes that many renters will need financial support to pay back these debts or risk losing their
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June 25 2020
Government changes risk creating debt D-Day of 23 August
– Over 1.3 million households likely to have built up council tax arrears because of coronavirus
– Carers and people who’ve been shielding likely to be hit hardest.
The UK’s three largest debt charities – Citizens
Over a third of British adults (36%) have been the target of a scam since lockdown began, new research by Citizens Advice reveals.
Polling conducted on behalf of the charity also showed that certain groups were at an increased risk of being contacted by a scammer, often those who could
More than half of Universal Credit claimants surveyed have faced hardship waiting for their first benefits payment
Advisers say some people take drastic steps to “scrape by” because they are scared to take out an advance
New research from Citizens Advice has found that out of 500 people surveyed who
The Macmillan Coventry and Warwickshire Benefits Advice Team, has moved rapidly to home working to continue to advise cancer patients and their families, through the Covid 19 lockdown. The team from Coventry Citizens Advice, working in partnership with Macmillan, have been helping cancer patients and their families navigate a
New research from Citizens Advice reveals one fifth (20%) of UK adults say they have applied or expect to apply for benefits as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This rises to 68% of people on zero-hours contracts.
The findings come as government data shows over 1.5 million households made
With 1.2 million new claims made for Universal Credit in the final two weeks of March it’s clear the pandemic is causing financial stress for many people. Therefore the Government has had to review how Universal Credit is delivered.
We’re here to help people through this crisis and offer advice
• Advice services are still open and helping people through the crisis
• Volunteers are working hard to provide advice both over the phone and online
Advice services across Coventry are already helping hundreds of people a week across the city on a range of issues which affect everyday