We know this is an unsettling time for many of us and we’re here to help as much as we can. If you need any advice about claiming benefits or where you stand if your earnings have stopped, please contact the Advice Team at Southway.
The best way to do this is email firstname.lastname@example.org leaving details about your situation, contact details, and whether you would prefer an email or call. The team will get in touch with you as soon as possible and you won’t have to wait in the phone queue or use your credit.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) is causing significant disruption across the country and this is likely to continue for some time. In response to this, the Government has made several changes to the welfare benefits system to help people cope with a reduced or loss of income.
As part of the 2020 budget, the Government announced measures to speed up access to some benefits for those affected by Coronavirus. They are also providing additional funds to local authorities.
Here is the latest information to help you maximise your income through this uncertain time.
If you are sick or advised to self-isolate
Temporary Benefit Regulations have been brought in to ease the conditions for Work Capability for Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit for a period of 8 months, starting 13th March 2020:
If you need any advice about claiming benefits or where you stand if your earnings have stopped, please contact the Advice Team. We’re here to help as much as we can.