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benefits

01 May 2024

Check if you need to renew your tax credits – don’t miss out!

If you receive a tax credit renewal letter with a red stripe, make sure you take action by 31 July. Find out what you need to do.

Illustrated image of a plane. Families sign petition so they cant take their kids out of school without facing fines. Fines increase for school absence
cost of living

30 Apr 2024

Angry parents sign petition to be allowed to take their kids out of school without being fined

Fines for kids missing school are set to increase from August which has led to thousands of parents signing a petition to have the legislation relaxed

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bills

30 Apr 2024

ABI commits to tackling high cost of paying car insurance monthly – our verdict

Will industry plans to cut costs for drivers paying monthly for their car insurance really make any difference? Get our verdict, along with tips on other ways to bag a cheaper policy.

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benefits

30 Apr 2024

HMRC launches new online tool to help millions boost their state pension

HMRC and the DWP have worked together to launch a new online tool to help millions better plan their future

Illustrated image of people in lots of different jobs rolls. NI cuts take affect from today with the average worker taking more home in their pay packet. Fiscal drag pulls many more low income workers into paying tax
cost of living

30 Apr 2024

Millions will see their pay rise from today

Workers will see the cut to National Insurance in their pay packets from today, but more low-paid workers will start paying tax. Find out what the changes means for you

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benefits

30 Apr 2024

A proposed overhaul of PIP payments will affect millions and lead to poverty

The government has revealed plans to reform the disability benefits system, with the mentally ill set to lose out. Find out what the changes could mean for you

Illustrated image of a red car. Find cheaper car insurance premiums. Why you wont pay more from now on for paying for insurance premiums monthly
bills

29 Apr 2024

Motor insurance premium hikes stabilise

After months of unaffordable increases, motor insurance premiums seem to have flatted off

Image of a man with his head in his hands looking worried at a laptop. Working and in debt. What financial support is available for people working. Debt advice for working people
cost of living

29 Apr 2024

Working households £7,800 a year worse off since the cost of living crisis

Labour has rejected the government's claims the country is turning an economic corner

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