Many people who are working may also be entitled to help with their housing and living costs that they are unaware of.
Could that be you?
There is an estimated £19 billion that goes unclaimed in benefits each year across the UK, of which £7.5 billion of Universal Credit goes unclaimed by 1.2 million eligible households.
Take a look at the following examples of tenants that the Money Advice Team have supported:
The websites below can help you find out if you could be entitled to more support:
You can also make a claim for Universal Credit if you are self employed. You can find more information about this here.
Also, for those working it is important to check that you have the correct tax code to ensure you are receiving your maximum income. You can check your tax code online and if you’re on the wrong code, and have been overpaying tax, you will be entitled to a tax rebate.
To check your tax code and for more information, click here.
If you need support from our Money Advice Team, please call 01443 494560 to speak to a member of the team or contact us here.