The cost of keeping a child at school can be quite a test. As a parent, you may be entitled to certain types of financial help, depending on your circumstances and whether your child is of compulsory school age or the type of school he or she attends. The help could come from the local education authority,
Get Safe Online, an online safety initiative, has launched a ‘Switched on’ campaign to help you keep your children safe while using the Internet. The site also contains useful advice on Internet safety in general. .Before you talk to your child about Internet use however you might want to remind yourself of what to do and not to do.
DO YOU NEED SOMEONE TO MANAGE YOUR AFFAIRS?
OR MAY YOU NEED TO DO THIS FOR SOMEONE ELSE?
IT’S IMPORTANT TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS IN ADVANCE
Citizens Advice have been lobbying for simplification of forms and a reduction of fees
Reasons for managing someone else’s affairs may be that:
Managing someone else’s affairs can mean a number of things including:
Sheffield Hallam University is a well established and widely respected educational institution. It recently published a report entitled ‘Hitting the poorest places hardest”, which was concerned with the impact of the welfare reforms being implemented by the coalition government which will continue until 2017. The Sheffield Hallam study quotes the widely reported figure that the welfare reforms will take nearly £19 billion out of the economy (or generate savings to the welfare budget,
George Bernard Shaw said that youth is wasted on the young. Being young can bring its own challenges however. You may have just received your A-level results and are planning to start university this autumn. If so you might be faced with the issue of where to live.
Ghandi understood the value of volunteering “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”.
Whether you’re at school or retired, working or job hunting, there’s a rewarding role for you with Citizens Advice Waverley. Here are ten great reasons to volunteer:
Anything which can go wrong will go wrong – and at the worst possible time! (Murphy’s Law).
Cars, washing machines, central heating… you name it. Breaking down just when you need them most and costing an arm and a leg to fix or replace. But how are you going to pay for it?
ARE YOU OF WORKING AGE AND IN NEED OF HELP WITH DAILY LIVING OR MOBILITY? YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (PIP)
PIP is a new benefit for people who need help participating in everyday life or who find it difficult to get around.
The single biggest change in the coalition government’s welfare reform programme is the introduction of Universal Credit. The new system will involve a number of changes for claimants – including the provision that making and managing benefit claims will be done online. While this clearly has the potential to simplify the administration of the benefits system the government has recognized.