£24,500 p.a. FTE
Hours per week: 7-14
Contract type: Permanent
We are looking to recruit an experienced Adviser or Caseworker who wants to step into a supervisory role and help support a growing team operating both remotely and from our office in Camberley.
Citizens Advice Surrey Heath is recruiting a part-time Independent Living Adviser to help those who are elderly, in poor health, or disabled and housebound, to improve their financial resilience and remain independent and active in their community for longer.
We are looking for a volunteer who can support our staff and other volunteers with IT related matters.
What will you do?
After a 6 month pause, court proceedings to evict private sector tenants began again on 20th September. If you’re behind on rent payments you could be evicted.
New pandemic protection
Until at least the end of March 2021 landlords must now provide tenants with 6 months’ notice of eviction in all cases bar those with 12 months’ rent arrears or those raising other serious issues –
Most of us can’t afford to buy an “eco” home but there are things we can all do to help save the planet and save money at the same time.
Saving on energy
Pension Credit could help
Free TV licences for more than 4 million people over 75 are no longer automatic. The TV Licencing Authority will be contacting people over the next 12 months and you will need to pay £157.50 (as a lump sum or in monthly instalments) unless you are receiving Pension Credit.
By August, a million homeowners had obtained permission to defer their mortgage payments. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, mortgage lenders could not start or continue court action for repossession until at least 31 October. If you/re in arrears you should take action now to avoid repossession.
Making extra mortgage payments
You may be able to pay back what you owe by paying extra on top of your mortgage payments.
Have you been warned your employer needs to reduce their workforce and that you may be made redundant? If you are, there are rules your employer has to follow and you may be entitled to redundancy pay.
Check if your redundancy is fair
Employers selecting workers for redundancy are not allowed to discriminate by age,
During the pandemic, this year’s official Anti-Slavery Day on 18th October passed almost unnoticed – as did victims of slavery in the UK today. In March Surrey Police searched over 100 locations and made 7 arrests but they warned that “Modern slaves are often hidden in plain sight”.
The Atlantic slave trade may have been made illegal many years ago,