Long wait for Universal Credit
01 Nov 2017
How to get a visa for a spouse or partner to live in the UK
01 Nov 2017
On a low income?
01 Nov 2017
Need advice? We are offering advice sessions by appointment 10:30am to 12:30pm on the first Monday of every month starting 2 July 2018 in Chobham Village Hall. Whoever you are… whatever the problem. Chobham Village Hall Station Road Chobham Surrey GU24 8AQ Map To arrange an appointment, please contact Pam on 07597 956 063.
Gateway Assessors We are currently recruiting for Gateway Assessors. If you enjoy problem solving and are good with people this could be the ideal opportunity to build on your skills, learn new ones and join a friendly and supportive team. You will be providing advice to people in your local community to address a […]
You are likely to be switched to Universal Credit by 2022 if you or your partner already receive one of the following benefits. – Child Tax Credits – Working Tax Credits – Housing Benefit – Income Support – Income-based Job Seekers’ Allowance – Income-based Employment Support Allowance However new research by Citizens Advice has revealed […]
This is a question Citizens Advice is very frequently asked. If you’re already in the UK, a non-EU/EEA spouse (husband, wife or civil partner) will need a visa to join you to live for over 6 months. They’ll need to make the application from outside the UK. Your spouse can initially stay 33 months and […]
A popular query on the national Citizens Advice website is what help is available if you’re on a low income. If you’re of working age but not earning enough to get by, here are some options. Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction Both of these benefits are provided by Surrey Heath Borough Council. You may […]
A record £2,525 raised to support the work of Citizens Advice Surrey Heath Friday, 6th October saw the return of our annual Quiz Night in aid of Citizens Advice Surrey Heath. This is proving to be a popular event with 25 teams of up to 8 people participating this year. We were fortunate that St […]
New inheritance tax (IHT) rules mean that most home owners can now pass on their property free of tax, without the need for legal trusts or other complex arrangements. But if you don’t have a will and are not married (or in a civil partnership) you won’t qualify for the maximum 1 million pounds allowance. The […]
A Citizens Advice survey has revealed that over 16 million adults a year in the UK sign up for subscription services which take regular payments from their credit card. It found that 2 million have had a request to cancel their credit card payments declined – and that a shocking 84% did not realise they […]
If you are receiving unwanted calls or texts, here are some steps you can take. Malicious calls or texts If you receive abusive or harassing calls or texts you should immediately contact the customer service department of your phone network company. They can help you block calls and texts or can start criminal investigations. If […]